Caution Advised When Offshore Iraq

Monday, May 03, 2004
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) issued a Notice stating that mariners should exercise extreme caution when operating in the vicinity of Iraq’s Khawr al Amaya and al Basrah offshore oil terminals, which were recently attacked unsuccessfully by terrorists. Coalition maritime forces will continue to take all steps necessary to provide robust security for Iraqi resources. (HK Law)

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