12:32 - 2022-12-02
Basra - INA - Saba Sami
The Ministry of Transport confirmed today, Friday, that the large port of Faw will be completed before its scheduled date by the end of the year 2024, while noting that all work requirements for the project are proceeding in parallel.
The Director of Media and Relations at the General Company for Iraqi Ports affiliated with the Ministry of Transport, Anmar Abdel Moneim Al-Safi, said, "The work is being completed in the Al-Faw Grand Port project faster than planned, as a result of the accelerated pace of work to complete the project, which contributed to bringing forward its completion date ahead of the planned and scheduled date." ".
Al-Safi added, "It is agreed upon and according to the signed contract that the project will be completed by the end of the year 2025, but in a quick work manner and without any delay or obstacles, the project will be completed before its scheduled date by the end of the year 2024, and this was confirmed by the Minister of Transport in his recent visit to the port."
He continued: "This is confirmed by the recent completion of the concrete wall of the berths, as well as the preparation of the pillars, which are 157 pillars that have been worked on, and work began quickly in the container yard in order to prepare them completely," stressing that "all work requirements are proceeding in parallel."
He pointed out that "the last five projects that took place are being completed in parallel in order to complete all the works in one period of time. Likewise, the five berths, their pillars and their concrete wall are close to completion. Upon completion of the establishment and completion of the five berths, they will then be ready to receive various goods coming from the port." That is, all types of goods will be on the five berths, especially those that benefit from the Iraqi dry channel, and it is possible to place its passengers in this port
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