EghtesadOnline: While most power plants in Iran use gas to generate electricity, Bandar Abbas Thermal Power Station is among the few still using mazut as the main feedstock and is a major source of air pollution in the capital of southern Hormozgan Province, director general of Hormozgan Provincial Directorate of Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: The first phase of a gas condensate loading and export facility became operational on Thursday in Dayrestan, a village in Shahab District, Qeshm Island in Hormozgan Province.
EghtesadOnline: South Pars Gas Complex produces 650,000 barrels of gas condensates per day, a major part (500,000 barrels) of which is piped to the Persian Gulf Star Refinery in Hormozgan Province to be converted into gasoline, deputy managing director of the complex said.
EghtesadOnline: The third phase of Shahid Rajaee Port’s development project is being carried at full-throttle with an investment of 12 quadrillion rials ($53.69 million), according to the newly-appointed director general of Hormozgan Province’s Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Two truckers have left Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province to Uzbekistan via Afghanistan to mark the first successful TIR pilot operation along the Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan corridor, Mostafa Ayati, an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The KTAI corridor, which has recently been launched following last week’s first successful TIR pilot operation from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province to Kyrgyzstan, offers a shorter route from Iran to Central Asia.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 528 container vessels berthed at Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 21), which shows a 14% rise compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: The first successful TIR pilot operation involved land freight transportation from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province to Kyrgyzstan via Afghanistan and Tajikistan—the so-called KTAI (Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran) corridor.
EghtesadOnline: Twenty water and electricity projects costing $111 million were inaugurated Thursday in Hormozgan Province. These include a desalination plant with a capacity of 20,000 cubic meters in Bandar Abbas and increasing capacity of a steam unit at a Bandar Abbas power plant by 115 megawatts.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 46 million tons of goods worth $31.5 billion were exported from Hormozgan Province’s Customs Department in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20) to register a 1% and 91% rise in tonnage and value respectively compared with the previous year.