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Re-Prosperity of Ro-Ro Shipping Lines in Anzali Port

Re-Prosperity of Ro-Ro Shipping Lines in Anzali Port
The Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province announced the re-prosperity of Ro-Ro shipping lines in Anzali Port and stated: “Since the beginning of this year, 200 trucks have been unloaded by Ro-Ro ships in Anzali Port.

According to the Public Relations of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, Hamidreza Abaie told reporters on Tuesday, January 5, that we are witnessing the mooring of Ro-Ro ships in Anzali Port for the third time. He emphasized: “To develop exports from the ports of the province, we are looking to use the capacity of these ships in the province and the country.”

He announced the approach of Guilan province and the country is to the develop exports, especially domestic and agricultural items, and added: "We intend to use the capacity of Ro-Ro ships to export agricultural products, cars, etc. from Central Asian countries such as the UAE, Qatar and Oman to countries like Kazakhstan and Russia and even Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.”

Stating that the ship, which entered Anzali port on January 4, unloaded 80 trucks in this port, Abaie noted: “For the first time after the presence of this ship in Anzali port, we are ready to load export and transit trucks using the capacity of this ship.”

The Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, noting that the necessary coordination has been provided for the entry of trucks with cargo and driver into the ship, acknowledged: “We hope that with the coordination of other provincial agencies and administrations, the necessary measures have been taken to attract more trucks carrying goods exported from Iran to the Caspian Littoral States, and we are trying to make the best use of this capacity.”

Stating that this ship will first go to the Kazakh port of Kuryk and then to the Russian ports of Astrakhan and Olya, he said: “In this regard, we are looking for the route of goods from Kazakhstan and Russia to pass through Iran.”

Pointing out that we are planning to launch this shipping line regularly in Anzali Port, Abaie stated: “In the near future we should be able to use separate ships to transport cargo directly to Russia and Kazakhstan.”

The Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, pointing out that since the beginning of this year, 200 trucks have been unloaded in Anzali Port by the Ro-Ro ships, clarified: “The berths of Anzali Port Complex have no problem for mooring ships with a depth of seven meters and with the construction of new berths, there will be no restriction for the entry of new ships.”

Anzali Port with a 100-year history in the field of maritime transport has always been of a great importance for merchants and traders of the country and today with 15 berths and the possibility of loading and unloading 10 million tons of goods per year, is the largest and most equipped Iranian port on the Caspian Sea. "

This port complex is one of the oldest ports in Iran and one of the most important and largest ports in the north of the country which is located in international corridors such as Nostrak and Trasica, etc. and has long been responsible for a prominent role in the maritime transport industry with the Caspian Littoral States and European countries.

The multi-purpose port of Astara, with an area of 60 hectares, is the first private port in the country and the closest and most cost-effective route for trade and transportation of goods between Asia, Africa and Europe and designed for servicing to 2,500 ton ships.

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