EghtesadOnline: Container loading and unloading of the port stood at 2,483 TEUs during March 21-Sept. 22, registering a 57% rise compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 3.4 million tons of essential goods have arrived at Iranian ports, of which corn accounts for 1.62 million tons, says Mehrdad Jamal-Arvanaqi, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
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: The private sector has so far invested a total of 158.2 trillion rials ($686 million) in Iranian ports, says the head of Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s 21 major commercial ports loaded and unloaded a total of 28.65 million tons of commodities during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) to register a 27.86% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization aims to increase the nominal capacity of the country’s commercial ports to 264 million tons per year by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2021).
EghtesadOnline: A total of 833,000 tons of essential goods were transported from five Iranian ports to the mainland from March 15 to April 4 by 35,000 trucks, the deputy head of Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Despite reassurances by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade that Iranian ports have ample stocks of food and essential goods, people are racing to buy in large quantities supplies from sanitizers to meat and ginger, amid growing coronavirus fears.
EghtesadOnline: Ferry boats are now operating regularly between Iran’s Shahid Bahonar Port in Bandar Abbas and the UAE’s Sharjah as well as between Hormozgan’s Bandar Lengeh and Dubai, the head of Ports and Maritime Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's shipping fleet cannot get services (like bunkering) in international waters and ports from Jan 1 because the vessels have not been able to conform with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulations for a 0.5% global sulphur cap for marine fuels, the secretary-general of Iranian Shipowners' Association said Sunday.