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High Capacity and Potential of Anzali Port to Increase the Volume of Loading and Unloading Operations / Adjusting the Capacity of Anzali Port Equipment with the Growth of the Volume of Loading and Unloading Operations

High Capacity and Potential of Anzali Port to Increase the Volume of Loading and Unloading Operations / Adjusting the Capacity of Anzali  Port Equipment with the Growth of the Volume of Loading and Un

Member of the Executive Board and Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization in his visit of Anzali Port, stating that there is a high capacity and talent in Anzali Port Complex to increase the tonnage of loading and unloading operations, said: “the capacity of Anzali Port equipment will be adjusted to the growth of the volume of loading and unloading operations.”

According to the Public Relations of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, this afternoon, December 17th, Farhad Montaser Kouhsari stated on the sidelines of a meeting with the operator of Anzali Port Complex: “considering that the contract of this operator is for 10 years, this meeting was held in the presence of the Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province and the Board of Directors of this company in order to review the progress of the contract and take advantage of the opportunities in this contract.”

Referring to the measures taken to adjust the capacity of Anzali Port equipment to increase of the volume of loading and unloading operations, he added: "In this regard, studies were conducted so that the operator company can provide new equipment and maintain them and provide services to the port customers."

Deputy of Ports and Economic Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization, stating that the volume of loading and unloading operations in Anzali port has reached more than 1 million tons this year, noted: “Anzali Port Complex in the first eight months of this year has a 53% increase in loading and unloading operations. Considering that most goods in this port are among the basic items, Anzali Port has the required capacity and potential to increase the volume of loading and unloading operations.”

Kuhsari further emphasized the need to pay special attention to the capacity of Anzali Port, reminded: “This port has the potential to operate in both container and non-container and basic goods. In this regard, this meeting was held and fortunately we saw good results in this regard.”

Pointing to the difficult conditions of the sanctions and stating that according to the decisions of the General Manager of the Ports and Maritime Organization, we should be able to use the existing capacity of ports and where there is extra, surplus and under-functioning equipment, send them to ports that need them, he said: “For example, it was decided to transfer grain suckers and mobile coastal cranes from Imam Khomeini port, as well as reach stacker and coastal mobile cranes from Shahid Rajaei port to Anzali Port. So far, four devices have been transferred and two more will be transferred in the near future.”

Existence of 3 Million and 810 Thousand Tons of Basic Goods in the Country's Ports

This member of the board of directors of the Ports and Maritime Organization noted: "These advantages have been seen for all ports so that we can use the existing capacities to increase the utilization of the equipment."

Pointing to the importance of the issue of basic goods and stating that there is a good trend in this field in the country's ports, Kuhsari said: "To date, there are 3,810,000 tons of basic goods in the country's ports."

Stating that the most basic goods are in Imam Khomeini port with an inventory of 2 million and 700 thousand tons, he said: “Shahid Rajaei port with 420 thousand tons of basic goods is in the second place and Amirabad port with 390 thousand tons is in the third place. These include barley, corn, wheat, sugar, rice, soy and crude oil.

The Deputy of Ports and Economic Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization stated that corn with a stock of 1,720,000 tons and crude oil with a stock of 450,000 tons are in the first and second place in terms of inventory, respectively. He added: “oilseeds and soy beans with a stock of 380,000 and 444000 tons are available in the country's ports.”

He continued: "Currently, 21 ships with a capacity of about 910,000 tons are at the berths and 21 ships with a capacity of 1,010,000 tons are waiting at the anchorages to be unloaded and as soon as the relevant documents be completed, the mooring of these ships will also be on the agenda.”

This member of the executive board of the Ports and Maritime Organization stated that all agencies and those involved in port and maritime affairs are trying to meet the needs of the country. He added: "We must all join hands so that goods can enter the market and provide the market needs so that there is no problem for the members of the society.”

Dec 30, 2020 13:14
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