The opening of the floating port of Basra Sunday

11.02.2012 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add Comment - Radio Sawa Ministry announced the completion of oil floating in the port of Basra, which will be officially opened on Sunday. said ministry spokesman Assem Jihad told a news briefing that the port from which the export capacity of up to 850 thousand barrels day, will be the first among the five ports of card similar in order to increase export capacity for ports south of 1.00075 million barrels to five million barrels a day. Jihad said that there were projects include the establishment of three pipelines free length of 60 km from the top of Bisha in FAO towards the territorial waters Iraqi tanks and the establishment of 16 350 thousand barrels a card to add storage capacity and the export of the southern ports and to increase export capacity to between 10 to 12 million barrels per day during the next few years.

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