PMO News Portal - At the Day of seafarers’ ceremony, Mohammad
Rastad; The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization stressed that
the country's maritime transport activities have never been stopped with the
outbreak of the corona up until today.
In correspondence with the Ministry of Health, it was
announced that seafarers had been given the third priority of receiving the
corona vaccine. The sailors asked us to pursue matters according to their
demands in fields such as housing. Facilitating the renewal of certificates is
another demand of seafarers, which in this regard, several stages of renewal of
certificates of seafarers' competency have been done.
The Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development
emphasized thatThe demands of seafarers are a priority for the Ports and
Maritime Organization, and we hope that shipping companies will pay attention
to this issue aswell.
The International Seafarers' Day ceremony was held with the
attendace of the Minister of Roads and Urban Development, CEO of the National
Oil Tanker Company, CEO of the Shipping Company of the Islamic Republic of
Iran, seafarers and a group of maritime transport industry operators at the
Seafarers Training Center in Tehran.