PMO News Portal – Australia’s ambassador to Iran, while visiting
largest commercial port of Iran, at a joint meeting with the Director General
of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Hormozgan province, discussed the status of
international ties between Iran and Australia, and got familiar with the
capacities and capabilities of Shahid Rajaee port.
Mr. Biggs expressed his intention of having this trip to
Hormozgan province as observing the commercial, maritime and free and special
economic zones capacities of the province. He also stated that the region provides
a great opportunity to boost cooperation between Iran and Australia
AllahMorad Afifipour, director general of Ports and Maritime
Affairs of Hormozgan, said that Shaid Rajaee port has already had connection
with 80 international ports around the world. Currently, the 3rd phase
of the container terminal development plan at Shahid Rajaee port is being
carried out and within 3 years, the capacity of the largest commercial port of
Iran will increase to 8 million TEUs.