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Iraq - Umm Qasr Logistics Centre

The Umm Qasr Logistics Center (UQLC), an area of 750,000 sqm, has been developed just to the north of Umm Qasr Port and is ideally placed to provide all types of services related to the port. It is a fully integrated logistics centre with facilities offering value added services like shifting cargo from the port, handling at the facility, storing, consolidation, de-consolidation, sorting, stripping and stuffing of cargo in/ out of containers, verification, packaging, labelling and other logistic services.

UQLC has direct access to the main Basrah - Umm Qasr Road and is placed to take advantage of all the opportunities arising from the impending boom in the Oil and Gas sector. With bonded facilities, in-house Customs and IPA (Iraqi Port Authorities), life support systems and professional security, customers will be able to enjoy bespoke services in a professional environment, offered through a one-stop-shop location.

UQLC services

Plan

 

ICD – Inland Container Depot (“Dry Port”)

A wholly owned and operated facility by GT lies within the bonded area and provides a fully-fledged “dry” port, to effectively increase the capacity of Umm Qasr Port. Within the ICD there is a full level of facilities for Iraqi Authorities such as:
  • Customs
  • Iraqi Port Authority
  • Iraqi Land Transport Company (With intensions to extend to Port Health and IMTC.)
Recognising that all of the above interact with the shipping lines and customs brokers there are offices available for:-
  • Shipping Lines
  • Shipping Agents
  • Customs Brokers
  • Transport Companies

Container Freight Station

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  • Sufficient stripping and stuffing area for performing this operation.
  • More than 12,000 sqm (comprising of three facilities) warehousing space helping storage and added-value services for goods in secured area near the port, instead of the current merchant driven system of fast cargo removal. The warehouses are provided with suitable racking.
  • LCL handling facility

Cold Stores

Two cold stores of aggregate 3,600 square metres provide the much needed capacity in what is Iraq's second city for frozen and chilled food.

Container Repair

Container repair facilities for both local containers which require more cleaning than repair and shipping lines.

GT Engineering Division

GTL ENGINEERING To support technical support to the maritime trade requirement

For Umm Qasr Logistics Centre related tariff queries, please contact Mr Ivo Minchev at our UAE office.

Email:  iminchev@gulftainer.com
Mobile: +971 561881035

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Ivo Minchev
Commercial Manager – Iraq
T: 971 56 1881035
E: iminchev@gulftainer.com
Website: www.gulftainer.com/ummqasr.aspx

Captain Ahmed Mustafa
T: + 964 7703 120045
E: amustafa.iraq@gulftainer.com
Website: www.gulftainer.com/ummqasr.aspx

 
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