Iran Sole Producer of Hydrographic Charts in Region
EghtesadOnline: Iran is the only producer of hydrographic maps in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea region, the deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran said.
Hadi Haqshenas added that Iran is one of the active members of PRIMAR, the global provider of consistent and reliable electronic navigational charts, the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development's news outlet reported.
"Over the past two years, Iran has managed to produce and distribute 42 electronic navigational chart cells in conformity with the requirements of the International Hydrographic Organization and earn nearly $800,000," he said.
The 25th meeting of the Council of Policymakers of PRIMAR, which has 15 member states, was held in Tehran on Oct. 16-17, Financial Tribune reported.