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Blast at Umm Qasr Commodities Port

By John Lee. Reuters reports that an unexplained blast occurred at Umm Qasr commodities port on Saturday. It was not immediately what the cause of the blast was, or whether it had affected imports and exports. The port does not handle crude oil shipments. (Source: Reuters)

Umm Qasr Port Receives 6 Ships Carrying Rice

The Iraqi port of Umm Qasr received six ships carrying more than 200 thousand tons of rice for the Trade Ministry, on Sunday. β€œThe Ships Apostolos, Patriarch, Alitis, Stellajabbah, Rubystar, and Vero 9 arrived by the port carrying more than 200 thousand tons of rice from U.S., Vietnam, and Thai origins,” the ministry said in […]