High winds disrupt traffic to the ports of Iraq and cause erosion cut freely 10/30
High winds disrupt traffic to the ports of Iraq and cause erosion cut freely
10/30/2015 0 Comments
General Company for Ports, which is headquartered in Basra province announced Friday that wind fast and high waves had caused overwhelm marine navigational movement in the channels leading to the commercial ports, as TBT for erosion nautical basin floating and four naval vessels belonging to the South Korean company is building a breakwater in site project port of Faw.
The director of the Department of Information and Public Relations in the company Tigers Abdel Moneim net in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "The adverse weather conditions during the previous two days had a negative effect on the stability of anchored offshore units in ports," noting that "strong winds and high waves had caused the interruption of sling some large ships moored in the port of Umm Qasr, in addition to the erosion basin floating sea (Arabian Sea), which came close to causing a disaster if he bumped into units of other freely. "
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Net and pointed out that "the work teams to ports, especially the crews of Navy tractors (Samarra, Muthanna, Wasit, Wasiliyah) made great efforts resulted in control of all the ships that were cut cords, as Return basin floating to the pier No. 1 in the port of Umm Palace ".
For his part, a shipping source in the company in an interview for "Alsumaria News" said, "The adverse weather conditions led to stop the establishment of the movement and departure of ships in commercial ports and platforms export floating oil, and marine guidance in the Iraqi shipping lanes movement stopped," explaining that it " also it resulted in the erosion of four naval Jnaib to South Korean company Daewoo, which holds the building breaker (barrier) waves at the site of the port of Faw project before the Iraqi withdrawal of ships from ports to be able to return to their positions Ganaib with difficulty. "
The source, who requested anonymity, that "the marine aquarium, which drifted due to strong winds and high waves continued to Iraqi naval force, has been traced back to his place despite the continuing adverse weather conditions."
The General Company for Ports situated upon themselves to manage and operate the five commercial ports oldest port near the stronghold of the city center, which was created by British forces in 1914, and other commercial ports are the port of Umm Qasr, which was created in 1965, and the Ministry of Transport announced in 2010 for Shatrah to the south and north of the two ports, while witnessed in 1989 the completion of construction of the port of Khor Al-Zubair project, a second-generation ports because it contains the docks and industrial warehouses for iron ore, phosphates, urea, and in 1976 was the establishment of Abu Flus port on the west bank of the Shatt al-Arab within the district of the Fertile Dad, what is going on two years since the implementation of preliminary projects for the construction of Faw port, which will be done at one of the largest and most important trading ports in the Gulf region.
It is noteworthy that the Iraqi ports and navigational channels leading to them are rarely seen bad weather conditions to the extent that disrupts the movement of ships and loading and unloading operations, as never before and that many suffered for years trading ships to drowning in Iraqi waters because of storms.