MSC is pleased to announce a change of terminal provider in Umm Qasr. Effective from 20th March 2016 the (MSC Lana), MSC will migrate its operation from Berth no. 8 to the new, purpose-built ‘Basra Multipurpose Terminal’(BMT).
BMT is the largest terminal area in the region at over 685,000 sq.m. The new terminal is now fully operation and capable of handling standard, reefer, project and heavy lift cargo. The terminal provides the following benefits to MSC’s customers:
Fast and reliable connection from Jebel Ali
Figure 1 Middle East Feeder-LOOP 5
All MSC feeder services calling at Umm Qasr, which connect Iraq to major international markets through the port of Jebel Ali, will now call at BMT. The first vessel to call Umm Qasr will be the MSC Lana on the 20st March 2016.
For further information, please contact your local MSC office.