EghtesadOnline: The Education and Human Resources Institute, affiliated to Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, is scheduled to hold a comprehensive course on trade in September and a meeting where international transportation specialists will answer frequently asked questions (FAQ) in their field of expertise.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said government offices and the public transport system are to reject customers and passengers not wearing face coverings starting Sunday, when a nationwide mandatory facemask policy comes into force to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 359,683 tons of essential goods were transported via railroad from the southern Imam Khomeini Port to destinations across the country during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) to register a 119% rise compared with the similar period of last year, according to the director general of Khuzestan Province’s Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.46 million gasoline-powered public transport and commercial vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 265,000 passengers were transported by IranAir through 3,136 international and domestic scheduled flights in February, registering a more than 32% growth compared with the same month of 2019, says Managing Director of the flag carrier airline, Touraj Dehqani Zanganeh.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Roads and Urban Development plans to tap the existing capacity of Iran Mercantile Exchange to fund projects in the transportation and housing sector, an official with the ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 220,000 tons of essential goods have been transported via railroads since the beginning of the current Iranian year on March 20, registering a 30% rise compared with the similar period of last year, the director general of Commercial Services Coordination Bureau with the Government Trading Corporation said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s transportation sector has sustained an estimated loss of 80,000 billion rials ($495 million) following the outbreak of coronavirus, an official with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 5.1 million tons of commodities were transported by the rail network since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 20), which indicates a 4% year-on-year increase, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Mack trucks of 1967 are still rolling on Iranian roads. Transport trucks that should have been sent to the scrapyard years ago still fetch an exorbitant price.