EghtesadOnline: Two direct container shipping lines have been launched from Iran’s Chabahar Port to India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Kandla Port.
EghtesadOnline: Khazar Sea Shipping Lines Company and the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish six regular shipping routes for freight transport between Iran’s northern ports in the Caspian Sea and those of Russia and Kazakhstan.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian container shipping stood at 906,218 TEUs during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22), registering a 13% increase year-on-year, says Farhad Montasar-Kouhsari, the deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A new shipping line will connect Bandar Abbas in the southern Hormozgan Province to Latakia, the main port city of Syria.
EghtesadOnline: The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines earned $778 million from shipping activities during the year ending June 20.
EghtesadOnline: International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) visited various shipping and bunker participants in Copenhagen earlier in January and said players reported "a surprisingly smooth transition" to the International Maritime Organization's revamped sulfur regulations for marine fuel.
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.
EghtesadOnline: It’s not just in Google laboratories that the revolution in electric, driverless transportation is gathering pace: a Norwegian shipping company is aiming to be able to deliver cargoes by sea on unmanned vessels from 2020.