The Afghan Director General of Customs, Mr. Ahmad Reshad Popal paid a visit to Chabahar Port, and mentioned his objectives to be activating border markets of the two countries, pursuing the conclusion of three bilateral agreements on training issues, exchanging customs information and establishing a joint gate between Eslam Ghal'eh and Dogharoon, as well as conducting a field study of Shahid Beheshti Port Development Plan in order to minimize transit formalities between the two country and define investment opportunities in the mentioned Iranian port.
10:41 ( 15 11 16)
The representative of the Dutch company described the 150-year history of his company in regard to dredging operations around the world, highlighting its ten years of activity in the Caspian Sea, and elaborated: "This company possesses 60 dredging and support units, and is prepared to conduct dredging operations in Iranian ports, using hopper and cutter dredgers, as well as half-open and open grab units with a capacity of around 15 cubic meters."
11:48 ( 29 10 16)
During the visit of six Senegalese delegates to the largest commercial port of the Islamic Republic of Iran, headed by their ambassador to Tehran, the establishment of a special cargo shipping route between the ports of Shahid Rajaee and Dakar was agreed upon.
10:23 ( 26 10 16)
The Deputy Managing Director for Maritime Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced: "There are over 144 thousand certified seafarers working on board the Iranian fleet, who have been educated in the domestic training institutes, and have received their Certificates of Competency in accordance with the requirements of the International Convention for Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping, 1978."
14:45 ( 25 10 16)
The Ports and Maritime Director General of Gilan Province reject the Reuters' report on decreased commercial transactions between Iran and the Russian Federation, and announced the 70-percent growth of cargo transfer to and from Russia through Bandar Anzali in the first three months of the present Iranian Year (ca. April to June 2016).
9:29 ( 23 10 16)
In order to optimize the transfer process for export products from petrochemical industries into the Imam Khomeini Port Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a new special route was designated on the eastern side of this huge port complex, in cooperation with the Customs Directorate General in the mentioned port.
10:28 ( 19 10 16)
Under Private Sector cooperation, some 56,200 tons of gypsum entered Imam Khomeini Port Complex, and was loaded through special measures and supervision of port affairs experts onto a ship as the first exported gypsum consignment to Malaysia.
14:58 ( 16 10 16)
For the first time, some 30 Navigational Electronic Charts (ENC) cells covering the Iranian waters in the north of the Persian Gulf were developed by Iranian experts (National Cartographic Center (NCC)) and distributed among seafarers and ships.
11:57 ( 09 10 16)
During the first training course on bulk cargo loading and lashing safety, some 150 stevedores and port personnel learnt about the latest techniques and standards of cargo handling and securing.
9:57 ( 05 10 16)
Iraq Reluctant to Develop Arvand Waterway
12:22 ( 02 10 16)
In a ceremony held for the signature of the sister-port agreement between the Iranian Port of Shahid Rajaee and Belgian Port of Antwerp, the Belgian Ambassador to Tehran pointed to the historical yet continuing connection between the two ports, and added: "We seek to expand the ties between the two countries, and favorable conditions have been created for that purpose."
9:21 ( 24 09 16)
With the establishment of the above mentioned firefighting system, the port demand for a major portion of passive defense infrastructures would be satisfied.
10:20 ( 21 09 16)
Coincident with summer solstice 2016, the equatorial sundial and equinoctical ring bearing a helm and anchor logo was unveiled in Shahid Haghani Port, Bandar Abbas, and was registered in the International Sundial Atlas.
8:52 ( 14 09 16)
The Managing Director the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) emphasized the plans to eliminate the need for transferring containers to third ports in the region from the cargo transport chain to Iran, and considered transshipment of goods from foreign ports to the major ports of the country as beneficial for flourishing port activities and promoting employment in the Iranian maritime sector.
13:49 ( 11 09 16)
An expert delegation from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) paid a two-day visit to the Ports of Shahid Rajaee, Shahid Bahonar, Shahid Haghani and Nakhl Nakhoda in Hormozgan Province as the maritime capital of Iran.
15:35 ( 31 08 16)
Following the visit of the Iranian President and his accompanying high-ranking delegation to Italy, an Italian investment delegation paid a visit to the Iranian northern Port of Amirabad in order to assess the conditions for constructing storage facilities for petrochemical products.
9:34 ( 28 08 16)
The Pakistani Consul General in the Iranian Sistan and Baluchistan Province compared the Ports of Chabahar and Gwadar, and stated: "Gwadar Port in Pakistan resembles a new-born baby on the global map, while Chabahar is a young port endowed with higher facilities, equipment and development."
15:06 ( 24 08 16)
For the first time in the field of exporting grey cement clinkers from Iran to Iraq, usually conducted by land, a consignment of some 33,763 tons was loaded on a ship in Imam Khomeini Port.
9:35 ( 21 08 16)
During the operations for removing two ship wrecks from the International Arvand Waterway, the Khorramshahr Port Director General calculated the number of salvage operations conducted in Karoon and Arvand Rivers as 160 cases, which had optimized safety of navigation and facilitated sailing for larger vessels.
14:26 ( 14 08 16)
A Maritime Rescue Coordination Center and Coastal Radio Station (MRCC-CRS) was opened in Amirabad Port as the standard integrated center for the northern Iranian coastline.
9:24 ( 10 08 16)
During the unloading of a ship carrying ironware in special economic zone of Imam Khomeini, the significant achieved new record is 15 thousand and 729 tons in a work day, the past record was improved significantly.
11:16 ( 01 08 16)
Fire extinguishing maneuver was held with the aim of promoting operations forces readiness of private sector companies and measuring their interactions with the fire department in the Special Economic Zone of Imam Khomeini port.
8:15 ( 27 07 16)
Leading a large economic delegation from Oman, and accompanied by the Minister of Transport and Communications of his country, the Omani Minister of Commerce and Industry paid a 5-hour visit to Chabahar Port in southeastern Iran, and announced the objective of his trip as supplying food through Iran, investing in Chabahar Free Trade Zone (FTZ), and expanding bilateral ties at the international level.
15:07 ( 23 07 16)
In a meeting with the Italian Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Mr. Graziano Delrio, the Managing Director of the Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) explained about the process for constructing and operating Iranian ports: "Port infrastructures are usually built by the Iranian Government, while operational activities in ports are run by Iranian or foreign private entities, among which there are a number of Italian companies that cooperate with PMO in this respect."
15:04 ( 19 07 16)
The Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development met with the German Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Mr. Alexander Dobrindt, and mentioned the axes of his 2-day trip to Germany as "infrastructures" and "developing transport fleet", explaining briefly about Iranian development plans for the maritime transport sector.
10:59 ( 12 07 16)
Mr. Mohammad Rastad, Member of Board and Vice President to Maritime Affairs of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) of Islamic Republic of Iran announced that;
10:32 ( 19 06 16)
The Port and Maritime Director General of Khorramshahr Port announced the berthing of the largest container ship in this port since the Imposed War.
10:33 ( 15 06 16)
I.R. IRAN has been announced as the host for holding 10th International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (PIANC-COPEDEC 2020).
14:59 ( 13 06 16)
The Port and Maritime Director General of Amirabad Special Economic Zone (SEZ) pointed to the capacities and potentials of that port, and elaborated: "Amirabad is the only third-generation hub port of the country that is connected to both the national railway grid and the North-South International Transit Corridor (NOSTRAC)."
10:30 ( 11 05 16)
With a discharge of some 15,729 tons of ironware from a foreign vessel within one working day in Imam Khomeini Port Special Economic Zone (SEZ), the previous record in this respect was significantly improved.
11:00 ( 03 05 16)
Mr. Erlan Idrissov, the Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Bagdad Amreyev, the Kazakh Ambassador to Iran paid a visit to the Noshahr Port Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
10:31 ( 20 04 16)
The Deputy Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) for Resources and Management Development highlighted the fact that no country was allowed to close international maritime routes, and announced: "Iran is not concerned the least with its diplomatic ties being severed with some countries and its possible impact on maritime activities."
9:53 ( 20 04 16)
The Indian Ambassador to Iran paid a visit to Shahid Beheshti Port Complex and identified Chabahar Port as point connecting Indian and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
9:57 ( 30 03 16)
The Belgian Ambassador to Iran and Mr. Kristof Waterschoot, the Managing Director of the Belgian Port of Antwerp International visited Shahid Rajaee Port Complex, the potentials and capacities of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ), its 40 berths and the cargo loading and discharge equipment in this largest commercial sea port of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
9:45 ( 14 03 16)
Under a decision of the Cabinet of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) was permitted to execute Phase I of Shahid Beheshti Port Development Plan through concluding contracts with a 70-30 partnership of the Private Sector and PMO respectively.
14:32 ( 14 02 16)
Trilateral Trades Promotion Conference between Iran, Afghanistan and India
14:02 ( 10 02 16)
In a meeting with the Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development, the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs announced: "Denmark accounts for 10 percent of global transport, and also pioneers in constructing and equipping large and advanced ports around the world.
13:45 ( 07 02 16)
After six years, the first ship with a capacity of some 9,400 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) belonging to the Swiss container line MSC (the second largest container line in the world) was berthed in Terminal No. 2 of Shahid Rajaee Port Complex.
13:30 ( 03 02 16)
Holding Date: 31st Oct. – 2nd Nov. 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: 21st May 2016
Venue: Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran
14:52 ( 30 01 16)
Technical course on "Minimizing Harbor Siltation" was held on 6-8th December 2015 with cooperation of PIANC-Iran national section.
10:54 ( 22 12 15)
The Director General of Search and Rescue and Marine Environment Protection of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) pointed to the fact that the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC 1990) was developed following the catastrophe for oil tanker Exxon Valdez, approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 1990, and entered into force in 1995.
11:10 ( 21 12 15)
National Transit and Transshipment to Be Partially Provided
15:57 ( 14 12 15)
Following negotiations for the construction of Astara-Astara Railway (rail connection between Iran and Azerbaijan), the Azeri Minister of Economy and Industry and Head of Customs visited the Iranian Port of Astara.
9:26 ( 09 12 15)
The Ports and Maritime Director General of Gilan Province announced the inauguration of an exclusive grains berth under private investment in Bandar Anzali.
14:22 ( 06 12 15)
The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) pointed to the strategic position of Noshahr Port in the north of the country, and its proximity to the Capital, and elaborated that with the completion of the Tehran-North Freeway, the port would enjoy a further promoted status.
11:14 ( 29 11 15)
The first polyethylene buoy manufactured inside the country was installed at a depth of 7 meters in the access channel to Noshahr Port.
14:07 ( 25 11 15)
In a ceremony attended by the Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) and local officials in Noshahr Port, two storage warehouses with an area of 21 square meters were inaugurated, and the construction commenced for two grain silos of 30 and 50 thousand tons.
15:35 ( 22 11 15)
The Ports and Maritime Director General of Mazandaran Province expressed his dissatisfaction with the insufficient flourish of marine tourism in northern Iranian areas: "Considering the huge capacities of the Caspian Sea for marine tourism development, the issue will be discussed during the Sixth Joint Meeting of Caspian Sea Port Authorities to be held in November 2015 in Amirabad Port, Iran."
15:19 ( 15 11 15)
The Director of the Amirabad Port Special Economic Zone (SEZ) presented a report on the capacities of this zone, and elaborated: "There are 10 thousand hectares of support lands in this port, as well as 9 berths, one of which is dedicated to grains, one to ro-ro activities, and seven to multipurpose efforts."
10:16 ( 10 11 15)
The Caspian Sea (known also by the name Khazar in Iran), is the remnant of the ancient Paratethys Sea, together with Aral Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Pars Sea.
15:10 ( 04 11 15)
12th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures
Holding Date: 31st Oct. – 2nd Nov. 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: 21st May 2016
Venue: Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran
14:52 ( 30 01 16)

Ports & Terminals

Seafarers

Investment

Port's Tariff

Safety & Security

Marine Environment

Coastal Engineering

Transit