A 50,000 bn. Rilas worth of agreement with the private sector to build the country's largest mineral mechanized terminal at Shahid Rajaee port will be concluded on Tuesday, Sep. 23rd, said the Deputy Director of Ports and economic Affairs.
PMO News Portal - Mohammad Ali Hassanzadeh stated that the
terminal will have a total capacity of 50 million tons and will be completed in
three phases, totaling 180 hectares, over a three-year period. The terminal
will become the largest mineral terminal in the Persian Gulf and Oman region,
and given the country's unique mineral capacity, a remarkable change will be
made in Iran's mining industry.
the Deputy Director of Ports and economic Affairs emphesized
that many of the country's mines would be connected directly to the terminal by
rail. Also all the capacity of the terminal can be used in the export and
import sector. He called on all industry and mining active persons to take
advantage of the special economic zone of Shahid Rajaee Port.
Hassanzadeh continued that In addition, individuals and
companies can use industries to establish higher value-added product, or use
the region's advantage to build factories and convert minerals into
intermediate products and export the end-product.
He concluded that mineral mechanized terminal in Shahid Rajaee
port will have three functions. The first function of this terminal would be
the export of country’s minerals so that we can use the facilities of the port
and load the ships with much higher standards and lower exporting price, eventually
enhance the competitive power of exporters in the target market.