PMO News Portal - Regarding the unloading and loading operations in Chabahar Port, Hossein Shahdadi stated that since the beginning of October this year, six ships carrying basic commodities and staples including barley and maize, raw sugar and rice with a total capacity of 340,000 tons have harbored at Chabahar Port and up to 210,000 tons has been unloaded so far.
He also pointed to the loading and discharge of 70% of unloaded cargo from the port within the past month and stated that the average daily flow of cargo from Chabahar port is 2500 tons. The main priority of the General Directorate is preventing the Deposition of Goods, moreover the optimal use of port capacities and acceleration of the flow of imported goods is intended at Chabahar port.
According to the deputy director of port and economic affair of Sistan-Baluchistan, the factors influencing the deposition of goods in the ports of country are the unexpected changes in laws, the diversity of issued directives, and different interpretations of the directives.
Referring to Article 5 of the Customs Code of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Articles 2 and 3 of the Implementing Regulations of the said law, Shahdadi stated that all goods discharge under customs procedure and in cases of the expiry of the permitted deposition period date, the matter will be reported to the Customs on a weekly basis.