Basra/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraqi Ports Administration announced the inauguration of a new pier in Um Qasr port.
The port was established by a Philippines company on the basis of joint operation.
The administration added that the first vessel, Neapolis, with containers anchored in this pier. The vessel came from the United Arab Emirates carrying 671 containers.
This pier is one of three built by the Philippines company which shall be operated by modern technologies.
Basra province has five commercial ports
Source: Iraq TradeLink