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Accelerating the Dredging of Astara port / We Will Reach the Required Depth in Astara Port by August 1

Accelerating the Dredging of Astara port / We Will Reach the Required Depth in Astara Port by August 1
A member of the Executive Board, Deputy of Ports and Economic Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization, said during a visit to the Astara Port Special Economic Zone: "We anticipate that we will provide the necessary and desired depth for this port by August 1."

According to the public relations of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, at noon on Saturday, June 26, Farhad Montaser Kouhsari; Member of the Executive Board and Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization together with Hamid Reza Abaie; Director General of Ports and Maritime of Guilan Province, Ravanbakhsh Behzadian; General Manager of Port Affairs Department, Khosrow Sarai; Director General of Transit, Logistics and Agreements Department as well as Hossein Sadeghinejad Parizi; the Director General of Economic Affairs and Regions of the Ports and Maritime Organization visited the infrastructure and dredging process of the Astara Port Special Economic Zone.

The Deputy of Ports and Economic Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization told reporters during the visit: "Good measures such as the construction of a 285-meter pier, grain silos, open areas and covered warehouses in Astara port have been done by the private sector, which are commendable."

He added: "Dredging and fencing have been among the duties of the Ports and Maritime Organization in this port, and dredging operations are being carried out with two hopper and cutter dredgers."

Kuhsari, stating that the port of Astara will be under the control of Kaveh Company for 40 years, noted: "We anticipate that we will provide the necessary and desired depth for this port by August 1."

This member of the Executive Board of the Ports and Maritime Organization, stating that a good meeting was held in this regard in Astara port, clarified: “this meeting was held for the purpose of cooperation between Kaveh Company and Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province to consider the strengths and weaknesses of dredging operations.”

He continued: "According to the schedule, dredging of Astara port will be done quickly so that we can accommodate ships with larger capacity and size and witness the prosperity and development of this port as much as possible."

  

Jun 26, 2021 09:21
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