Rise in Throughput of Ports in Iran’s Gateway to Eurasia

A total of 1.32m tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Gilan Province’s ports during the current Iranian year’s first nine months (March 21-Dec. 21, 2021)
Rise in Throughput of Ports in Iran’s Gateway to Eurasia

Atotal of 1.32 tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Gilan Province’s ports during the current Iranian year’s first nine months (March 21-Dec. 21, 2021), registering a 12% rise compared with the similar period of last year, according to director general of the northern province’s Ports and Maritime Organization.

“Anzali Port accounted for 1.14 million tons of the total throughput and Astara Port for more than 180,000 tons. The main commodities handled over the period under review were grains, essential goods, vegetable oil, metals, agricultural products, minerals, construction materials, glass, tiles and ceramics, chemicals, wood and particle boards, paper, cardboard and containers,” Hamid Reza Abaei was also quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

The official noted that container loading and unloading at Gilan’s ports stood at 4,746 TEUs over the nine months.

Jan 15, 2022 10:58