PMO News Portal - Mohammad Rastad, the managing director of
the Ports and Maritime Organization, accompanied by Iranian delegation visited
the managers of Contship Italia Group at the Port of La Spezia in Italy.
In this meeting, the executives of Contship Italia Group presented
a comprehensive report on the capability, international investment and
communications status of the company.
During this meeting with the managing director of the Ports
and Maritime Organization, the Italian company executives called for the development
of cooperation with Iranian ports and emphasized that the company is eagerly
looking for an opportunity to invest or engage with Iranian companies.
Port of La Spezia is a port in La Spezia, Liguria, Italy.
The port of La Spezia is one of the largest commercial ports in the Ligurian
Sea, and is located in the northernmost part of the Gulf of La Spezia. Its
development dates from the late nineteenth century and has since grown to
become one of the main ports of the Mediterranean Sea, specializing in
container handling in particular.
Contship, “Container Shipping”, is specialized in maritime
transport and, in particular, container transport. By the end of the Nineties,
Contship was a global company with services running to South America, the
Pacific, sub-continental Australia and the Middle East. One of its
subsidiaries, Contship Italia, had been active in La Spezia since 1971 where it
ran the first Italian private container terminal.