Shahid Rajaee Port Projects Under Construction
EghtesadOnline: Tens of projects worth 30 trillion rials ($800 million) are under construction in Shahid Rajaee Port in southern Hormozgan Province, the head of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organization said.
Allahmorad Afifi added that three wharves to accommodate oil tankers and a new container terminal are among those projects, IRNA reported.
Shahid Rajaee Port in the city of Bandar Abbas accounts for more than half of Iran’s total port throughput, which makes it Iran’s biggest container port.
Some 44 million tons of goods worth more than $11.14 billion were exported from and nearly 10 million tons worth $18.65 billion were imported to Iran via Shahid Rajaee Port in the last fiscal year, registering a 44% and 12% growth in tonnage and value respectively compared to the year before, Financial Tribune reported.