Iraq

Iraq

29 Aug 2017
Port development is picking up pace in Iraq.
20 Oct 2016
International Container Terminal Services Inc. last week opened the first phase of its Basra Gateway Terminal in the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr.
02 May 2015
$1.1 billion terminal operator ICTSI sold its stake in a Japanese container terminal on Okinawa to focus on other global port operations.
05 Feb 2015
Operations are fully underway at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), that opened in the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr in November.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 9
09 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
10 Apr 2014
International Container Terminal Services, through its wholly-owned subsidiary ICTSI (M.E.) JLT, has signed an agreement
26 Mar 2013
CMA CGM plans to open a new bonded “dry port” in Baghdad in June.
08 Mar 2013
The bilateral U.S.-Iraq Trade and Investment Framework Agreement, first negotiated in 2005, is likely to enter into force later this year, providing a bilateral forum to foster greater trade and investment between the two countries.
UASC Al Abadali at the Port of Savannah
01 Feb 2013
Ocean carrier United Arab Shipping Co. will implement a general rate increase on all U.S. export cargo to the Middle East and Mediterranean, effective March 1. It will apply to all tariff ocean freight rates and service contracts.
14 Jan 2013
Bluesea Shipping Lines has expanded its services to include major ports in the Middle East.