EghtesadOnline: India’s total transit of goods to Afghanistan via Iran accounted for 28% of Chabahar’s total container traffic by the end of August, which marks the 20th month of the Indian operator’s presence in the port, says Behrouz Aqaei, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan’s Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Two container ships are scheduled to start sailing from Russia’s Astrakhan to Iran’s port of Anzali in September as per a decision by the International North-South Corridor Taskforce, which includes Lotus Special Economic Zone of Astrakhan, Russia, and Iran’s Anzali and Chabahar FTZs, says Seyyed Jalil Jalalifar, a member of Iran-Russia Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: A cargo ship carrying 43 containers, including 942 tons of marble blocks, has been sent to China via the southeastern port of Chabahar for the first time, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Reefers carrying Iran’s seafood products have been sent to Thailand via the southeastern port of Chabahar for the first time, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Acontainer ship carrying 66,700 tons of sugar from Brazil has arrived at Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port and the unloading process is now being conducted using the port’s modern equipment, Mehr News Agency quoted the head of Sistan-Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization as saying.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated $13.5 billion has been invested for the construction of Mokran (also Makran) Petrochemical Complex in Chabahar, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, managing director of Negin Mokran Petrochemical Development Company said.
EghtesadOnline: An Afghan bank may open a branch in Iran's Chabahar Free Trade Zone, Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said, without mentioning the name.
EghtesadOnline: The three sections of the railroad project connecting the southeastern port city of Chabahar to the eastern city of Zahedan near the border with Afghanistan and Pakistan will be inaugurated by June 21, 2021.
EghtesadOnline: India’s 10th wheat consignment for Afghanistan arrived in Iran’s southeastern Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar on Wednesday, with Afghanistan's Ambassador in Tehran Abdul Ghafoor Liwal in attendance.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 197,474 tons of essential goods, including wheat, rice and livestock feed, were transported from the southeastern port of Chabahar to the mainland from Feb. 20 to April 3 by 7,586 trucks, an official with Sistan-Baluchestan Department of Road Maintenance and Transportation said.