Shipping to and from Iraq

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Iraq. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 11-05-2020)

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General status
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Full curfew in Basra/Umm Qasr with exceptions for customs brokers and customers
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Counter open
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Reduced hours
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Reduced staff, working hours and change of location
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Ocean carrier status
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Business impacted
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Reefer booking acceptance
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Terminal status
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All terminals operating as usual
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Customs authorities
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Open
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Warehousing
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Inland container yards
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Inland trucking
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Restrictions on certain corridors
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Gov imposed curfew and trucks needs permits to operates.
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Rail transport
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No service
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Barge shipment
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Air freight
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All international flights are cancelled except for cargo flights

Local information

Office
Al Basra
Address
Iraq, Basra, Brehha Dst, Basra Touristic Hotel Street, 4th Entrance Right, Building 19, Flat 3
Telephone
-7407692513
Opening hours
Sun-Thu 08:00-17:00

Operating from Umm Qasr, we provide you with regular connections to the Arabian peninsula. From here, the rest of the world is just a short hop away via our vast global fleet.

Whatever you want to transport, we have the local expertise and global network you need to get it to its destination – wherever in the world that happens to be. Our goal is to help you to grow your business by connecting you to new markets across the globe.

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