Largest shipment since 2003 arrives in Basra port20/02/2012 12:57
Basra, Feb. 20 (AKnews) - The largest shipment since 2003 arrived in Basra's Al-Maqal Port today.
Iraqi Ports Company spokesman Anmar Safi said the shipment of 4,018 tons was loaded from 14 ships from various countries. The haul was cement.
He attributed the "achievement" to the nonstop efforts of the port's loading crew.
There are five commercial and two oil ports in Basra, 550km southwest of Baghdad.
By Ammar Saleh
Edited by Abdullah Sabri