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Geographical Location of the Country's Commercial Ports for Regional Transit / Upgrading the Annual Capacity of Commercial Ports to 260 Million Tons / Adding New Capabilities to the Country's Port Infrastructure

Geographical Location of the Country's Commercial Ports for Regional Transit / Upgrading the Annual Capacity of Commercial Ports to 260 Million Tons / Adding New Capabilities to the Country's Port Inf
The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization said: "Iran's commercial ports, with appropriate infrastructure, equipment and superstructures, carry out maritime transportation operations."

According to the Public Relations Department of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, Mohammad Rastad in the ceremony of exploiting the development and capital projects of Anzali Port, which was held in the presence of the Minister of Roads and Urban Development, noted: “Iran's commercial ports are geographically favorable and can account for a significant share of regional transit."

Noting that the annual capacity of commercial ports on the north coast is about 30 million tons, he said: "With the implementation of development projects in Anzali Port, new capabilities have been added to the infrastructure of this port."

The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization added: "By creating new capabilities and upgrading the existing capabilities of ports, we expect to increase the use of maritime transport advantages and increase Iran's share of regional transit."

Referring to the construction of the third phase of the container terminal of Shahid Rajaei port, he said: “With the implementation and completion of this project, the container capacity of the most important port terminal in the country will increase to 8 million TEU and by the end of this year, a very important part of container terminal development will be completed, which is over 900 meters berth and can accept liner ships up to 18,400 TEU.”

"According to our quantitative goals, the capacity of commercial ports, which is currently 246 million tons, will increase to 260 million tons by the end of the year, and this capacity will reach 285 million tons by next year," said the Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization.

Dec 14, 2020 12:50
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