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WCC 2000 RES 043 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Member
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
West Asia
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
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Iraqi General Port Company
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Scientific/technical activitiesclean up operation of port
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
MSC Marine and Technical Division supervised a cleaning operation in the MSC Marine Station conducted by the Marine Rescue Unit from the Iraqi General Port Company. Since the 1990s, sunken debris including ships and vessels, has hindered the mooring of boats.
This operation comes as part of the Basrah governorate’s plan to remove these sunken ships and vessels from the Shatt Al-Arab River and the navigation channel.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: