Total self-sufficiency in construction and expansion of the naval fleet

PMO’s Managing Director: The Ports and Maritime Organization’s approach is to increase competitiveness in the region and increase our share of world trade based on scientific research
Total self-sufficiency in construction and expansion of the naval fleet

PMO News Portal - During signing ceremony of 2 contracts for the supply and delivery of 10 pilot boats and the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ports and Maritime Organization and Iran University of Science and Technology, Mohammad Rastad stated that PMO is a pioneer in relying on and trusting the domestic power in manufacturing and scientific research. In the past, most of the naval and port personnel were sent abroad for specialized training, but Fortunately, this capacity is available today in terms of infrastructure to open a specialized faculty of logistics and maritime transport at the University of Science and Technology in the near future.

Referring to the contracts for the construction of vessels required by the organization in domestic shipyards, managing director of PMO emphasized: according to the Marine Industries Transformation Plan, 83 of the ports fleet needed to carry out governance tasks will be built by domestic companies on the north and south coasts of the country. in this meeting, the contract for the construction of 10 pilot boats will be signed.

Rastad added: in the process of construction the vessels domestically the country, we expect the contract for the construction of 34 more vessels to be finalized and concluded by the end of this year. So far, 60,000 billion Rls. have been allocated by the Ports and Maritime Organization to build the fleet needed for the country's maritime industry.
Jan 24, 2021 12:27