EghtesadOnline: The Ports and Maritime Organization is planning to build a new port on the east coast of the Strait of Hormuz, which will have a loading and unloading capacity of 150 million tons of commodities per year once all phases have been completed, according to the head of PMO.
EghtesadOnline: The dredging of inner and outer channels of the southern port of Bushehr is complete.
EghtesadOnline: Russia is planning to build a port on the Caspian Sea near the city of Lagan to increase trade in the region and beyond.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s 21 major ports loaded and unloaded a total of 18.99 million tons of commodities during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) to register a 27.04% decline compared with the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Some $30 million worth of non-oil goods have been exported to Iraq via Iran's Khorramshahr Port since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 20), an official with Arvand Free Trade Zone said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s 21 major ports loaded and unloaded a total of 9.28 million tons of commodities in the first month of the current Iranian year (March 20-April 19) to register a 22.09% decline compared with the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: The private sector has signed investment contracts worth 54,982 billion rials ($407 million) with Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran for the development of Iranian ports during the 10 months to Jan. 20, according to a PMO official.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 699,341 tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded in Khorramshahr Port in the southern province of Khuzestan during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), indicating a 38% rise compared with the corresponding period of last year, the director general of Khorramshahr Ports and Maritime Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran has launched a nationwide scheme to convert commercial ports into smart harbors, starting with Chabahar Port.
EghtesadOnline: Currently, only 10% of the capacity of Chabahar Port are being utilized, the deputy industries minister for commercial affairs said.