PMO News Portal - Behrouz Aghaee, Director General of Ports
and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan, stated that by creating suitable port
infrastructure and providing special incentives to this oceanic port, Chabahar
port is now a vital port and a low-cost route for countries in the region to
access open waters.
He added: in addition to the privileges to use this route to
transfer goods, The strategic location of the “Gate of Nations” has provided
the opportunity for investors in Iran and other countries to invest in this
port with more confidence.
Chabahar port has considered incentives to attract
investment in various sectors, especially for owners of cargo and goods and
shipping lines to take advantage if the created capacity in this strategic port
with modern equipment; the official highlighted.
30% discount on container loading and unloading (THC) costs
compared to other southern ports of the country and 50% discount on THC of foreign
transit containers are among the incentive packages of this port for the owners
87% discount on the cost of transit containers warehousing and
a 75% discount on the cost of import container warehousing compared to other
southern ports of the country are advantages of this large oceanic port. Three-month
exemption in warehousing of mineral and construction goods for all customs
procedures and 100% exemption for empty containers that enter Shahid Beheshti
port only for stuffing and sea transportation are other incentives in Chabahar port
for cargo owners and shipping lines; Aghaee concluded.