Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), Umm Qasr, Iraq
Basra Gateway Terminal, Umm Qasr, Iraq
In April 2014, ICTSI, through wholly owned subsidiary ICTSI (M.E.) JLT, signed a contract with General Company for Ports of Iraq to operate, develop, and expand the container, general cargo and RORO handling facilities at the Ports of Umm Qasr in Iraq. ICTSI will manage, operate and rehabilitate the port´s existing facility at Berth 19, 20 and 21, and build a new container and general cargo terminal at Berths 25, 26, 27.
The 21-year concession covers Berth 19, 20 and 21, while a 26-year concession agreement covers the new Greenfield terminal at Berths 25, 26, 27 under the expansion component of the project.