Iraq Deep-Water Port Reopens After months of removing debris from the channel of Um Qasr, Iraq's only deep-water port is back in business. A U.S. firm, Stevedoring Services of America, is managing the port. The Iraqi port authority is critical of how SSA is handling the job. NPR's Guy Raz reports.
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Iraq Deep-Water Port Reopens

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Iraq Deep-Water Port Reopens

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Iraq Deep-Water Port Reopens

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After months of removing debris from the channel of Um Qasr, Iraq's only deep-water port is back in business. A U.S. firm, Stevedoring Services of America, is managing the port. The Iraqi port authority is critical of how SSA is handling the job. NPR's Guy Raz reports.