Middle East

Deal signed to transform Iraqi boxport

Dubai: Nawah Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra, also known as Al Maqal Port.

NPM’s first modernized container terminal opened in October 2013.

“We are immensely proud to be working hand in hand with our Iraqi partners to further Basra’s growth and reemergence as a strategic trading center, bridging East and West,” said Paul Brinkley, NAWAH’s president and CEO.  [16/04/14]

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