June 30 - Global forwarder SDV has opened a representative office in Baghdad as well as branches in Zakho and Basra.

This move confirms SDV's commitment to this market for over 12 years, said the company, a Bolloré Logistics brand, and will support Iraqi reconstruction of infrastructure projects for the oil and gas, water supply and sanitation sectors which support basic life for the country's 31 million inhabitants.

SDV is an existing partner of key players in the Iraqi energy sector, providing customised solutions which include a complete range of services in multimodal transport, Customs management, warehousing and industrial projects.