Iranian Ports’ potential to become the transshipment hub in the region

PMO’s Managing director: currently, the capacity of the country's commercial ports is 260 million tons. by lifting the oppressive maritime sanctions and increasing the country's economic and trade relations, we can use the potential capacity of ports and commercial shipping.
Iranian Ports’ potential to become the transshipment hub in the region

PMO News Portal - in the ceremony for the commemoration of the World Maritime Day, Mohammad Rastad stated that the capacity of the country's ports is beyond domestic needs and there is unused capacity in port terminals and the country's commercial and oil shipping fleet.

“Iran is one of the leading countries in the world in terms of fleet owned and it is necessary to attract transit goods in appropriate conditions to become the transshipment hub of the region." said The managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization.

According to Rastad, large container vessels are now banned from calling Iranian container terminals, while under normal circumstances we have the capacity to become a transshipment hub for some ports in the region and take our share of the region's economy.

“The comprehensive plan of commercial ports has been finalized according to market studies and economic growth forecasts, and we know what should be implemented in the next four years in terms of infrastructure, port superstructure and port equipment.”, Rastad emphasized.

Oct 13, 2021 09:50