Eight New Berths Inaugurated at Khor al-Zubair
Iraq's Port Authority announced on 21 August the inauguration of eight newberths with a capacity of 2.25mn t/y at Khor al-Zubair in southern Iraq. Five ofthe berths will be used for exporting petrochemical products, urea andphosphates, while the other three will be utilized for the import of iron ore andcommercial goods. The project was undertaken by three Japanese companies at acost of $270mn.
Iraq has utilized...