The head of the parliament's agriculture commission visited the infrastructure and capabilities of the Anzali port complex.
According to the Public Relations of
the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, on the afternoon of
Saturday, September 25, the Chairman of the Agriculture Commission of the Parliament
visited the infrastructure and capabilities of Anzali Port Complex to identify
and estimate the capacity of this port in terms of storage of livestock inputs,
stockpiling and clearance process.
Dr. Hamidreza Abaie,
the Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province stated
in this regard: “There are about 17,000 tons of abandoned goods in the port
warehouses (according to the directive, 10% of the goods are kept by the
customs as a guarantee from the place of departure).
"Due to the abandonment of spoiled goods, it was decided to provide
solutions to reduce the accumulation time of goods in port warehouses by the
Agriculture Commission in the parliament."
General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province emphasized on
establishing coordination between institutions and organs for more interaction
between the supervisory and governing bodies for the clearance of goods as soon
the weather conditions in Guilan province, especially Bandar Anzali city, which
is one of the rainiest parts of the country, Abaie stated: “Special conditions
should be set for Anzali Port to store livestock inputs, use all capacities and
potentials of this port and create better conditions to prevent goods from
spoiling in port areas.”
It is worth
mentioning that Anzali port complex with a 300-year history in the field of
maritime transport has always been a region of interest to merchants and
traders of the country and it is the most equipped Iranian port on the Caspian
complex is one of the oldest ports in Iran and one of the most important and
largest ports in the north of the country and due to being located in
international corridors such as Nostrak and Trasica, etc., has long been
responsible for a prominent role in the maritime transport industry with the
Caspian and European countries.