New CMA CGM dry port is operational in Abu Ghraib (Iraq)

CMA CGM is pleased to inform its customers that its new dry port in Abu Ghraib (Iraq) is now open for business and has started successfully to handle its first shipments.

This new facility is the only bonded dry port available in Iraq, located in Abu Ghraib, 40 km away from Baghdad.

It will provide CMA CGM customers opportunities to clear their cargo near Baghdad instead of Umm Qasr port or alternative border points of entry, at competitive prices.

Abu Ghraib

  • Total surface: 165,000 m2
  • Yard surface: 90,000 m2
  • Capacity: 16,000 TEU
  • Reefer plugs: 80

Inland transport:

  • Fast in bond transit from all Iraqi borders (Umm Qasr, Trebil, Zakho, Al Walid)
  • Railway connection
  • Customized deliveries to clients’ premises

Customs clearance:

  • Customs clearance in Abu Ghraib for cargo coming from all borders
  • Clear formalities / Less expenses
  • Close to home / Easy to monitor by clients
  • Faster inspection / Scanning by Customs with modern scanner


  • Storage facilities for dry and reefer cargo
  • Logistics / CFS solutions tailored to customers’ needs
  • 24/24 surveillance and security

With this new and exclusive dry port, CMA CGM now offers its customers a safer, faster and more competitive service increasing their business opportunities and confirming its dedication to serving the Iraqi market.