PMO News Portal - Mohammad Rastad, Deputy Minister of Roads
and Urban development and Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization,
said that the traffic flow in the ports of our country and in the areas under
the sovereignty of our country is normal and according to schedule. He continued:
Traffic figures in the ports are positive in terms of volume of unloading and
loading operations, and several ships are waiting at the ports of Imam
Khomeini, Shahid Rajaee and other ports.
The Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization emphasized
that the traffic is quite normal in the waters, harbors and access routes of
the Iranian ports. He continued: A large part of the fleet in the Iranian
waters is foreign ships under the flag of different countries.
Rastad expressed that the highest standards are provided for
the safety of the ships of different countries and the highest possible level
of service is provided to the shipping lines of different countries and
The Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development,
referring to the amount of unloading and loading operations in Iranian ports
since the beginning of this year, stated that fortunately in the first four months of this
year, the trend of unloading and loading of cargos in Iranian ports has been
upward and the unloading and loading of non-oil goods has grown by 26%. In
terms of exports of non-oil goods, the numbers were also growing.