21% growth in non-oil exports in the ports of western Hormozgan

The export of agricultural products and livestock in the ports of western Hormozgan has reached 186,924 tons, which represents a 21% increase in this region.
21% growth in non-oil exports in the ports of western Hormozgan

PMO News Portal – Ghasem Askarinasab, Director of Ports & Maritime office at Lengeh Port, presented a report on the seven-month operation of the ports of western Hormozgan in this year which shows that during this period, 5 million and 211,924 tons of oil and non-oil products were unloaded and loaded at the ports of western Hormozgan, and of the total of one million 145 thousand and 704 tons of non-oil products in the ports of this region, Lengeh port operation has grown by 9 percent.

Askarinasab, referring to the export of 595,711 tons of non-oil commodities in the ports of western Hormozgan, added that this figure has increased by 21 percent in comparison with last year.

59% decrease in imports due to increased domestic production

During the first seven months of the current year, more than 43,000 tons of non-oil goods were imported into the ports of western Hormozgan, a decrease of 59 percent compared with last year due to an increase in domestic production.

During the mentioned period, the volume of transit of non-oil goods (mostly automobiles) in the ports of western Hormozgan reached 162 thousand and 269 tons, which represents a 65-percent growth in comparison with last year.

28% growth in container operations

Mr. Askarinasab also announced a 28 percent increase in the operation of container handling in the ports of western Hormozgan, stating that during this time, 2735 TEU were processed at the ports.

The number of vessels entering the ports of West Hormozgan was 7033. Of this, 442 vessels had the capacity of more than 1,000 tons and 6591 of these vessels had the capacity of less than 1,000 tons.

Nov 5, 2018 15:28
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