Umm Qasr


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Umm Qasr

(o͞om käs`ə) town, Basra prov., S Iraq, S of Basra on the Kuwait border. Located on an arm of the Persian Gulf, it is Iraq's second largest port, with deepwater facilities.
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ENPNewswire-August 20, 2019--ENKA's Umm Qasr BMT is progressing at full speed
Basra / NINA / - The Security forces in the area of Umm Qasr south of Basra, arrested a person accused of killing a woman and wounding her daughter in the area, hours after the incident.
The ability of the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq to receive direct calls from larger container vessels is being progressively boosted by the new terminal development program at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), ICTSI parent company said yesterday.
Oshairij vessel, affilaited to Milaha, departed Hamad Port on Monday (May 7), and arrived at Umm Qasr Port on Wednesday (May 9), the MoTC statement said.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) announced it will soon be opening offices affiliated to Milaha in Umm Qasr Port in Iraq.
Immediately after the ceremony, the dredger was made ready for transport and towed to Rotterdam, from where it was shipped to Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq.
(ICTSI) expects to spend over $250 million in Iraq for a new berth, yard and state-of-the-art equipment as part of the second phase of development of its pioneering port infrastructure in Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr.
Another project to be funded is the expansion of port of Umm Qasr in Iraq.
The visit aims at getting first-hand account of construction in Umm Qasr residential complex and Kuwait Surgical Complex, Kuwait Consulate in Basra said in a statement, sent to KUNA Kuwait.
It said UAE throughput was up 9 percent, while Umm Qasr in Iraq passed the 1m teu milestone five years after it began operations in 2010.
Summary: Gulftainer, a privately owned, independent terminal operating and logistics company, has reached another significant milestone with a combined throughput of 1 million TEU at its terminals in Umm Qasr Port in Iraq, since they were commissioned by the Sharjah based company in 2010.
UAE-based Gulftainer's Umm Qasr Logistics Centre (UQLC) has welcomed two of Iraq's largest LPG storage vessels at the Port of Umm Qasr in Basra, Iraq.