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Iranian Ports Operational Capacity Reaches 285 Million Tons

Iranian ports operational capacity reaches 285 million tons

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) July 21, 2021 – Mohammad Eslami, Minister of Roads and Urban Development, has said that the operational capacity of Iranian ports in the north and south of the country has increased from 185 million tons to 258 million tons. He said that this was due to improvements in logistics, production, added value and the opportunity to process raw materials in third generation
ports. By transforming Shahid Rajaei and other ports in the country into third generation ports, the minister added that exports had been stabilised by creating economic and commercial opportuntities. Currently, 2,400 hectares of hinterland have been added to Shahid Rajaei port as a part of port development, including a new container terminal which can handle vessels up to 18,400 TEU, and a wharf with 31 hectares of hinterland to handle oil and oil products. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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