The Ports and Maritime Organization has made big investment in upgrading and improving the access of the country's commercial ports to other transport facilities, said the Managing Director of Ports and maritime Organization.
PMO News Portal -On the annual meeting of the organization's
executives, Mohammad Rastad announced that the organization has made big
investment in upgrading and improving the access of the country's commercial
ports to other transport facilities, emphasizing that Improving access to major
commercial ports by establishing rail and road routes is one of the priorities
of the Ports and maritime Organization.
Improving Chabahar port access to hinterlands through road
access and rail development, Improvement of access to Shahid Rajaee container
port in Hormozgan province and construction of a new Road Route in Bushehr Port
and Imam Khomeini Port in Khuzestan are considered the important development
plans for the Ports and maritime organization.
With mentioning of nearly 17 million tons of non-oil imports
through the ports, Rastad announced a 24.5 percent growth in this sector,
saying that in the non-oil export sector, the ports' performance was 2 times
higher than the non-oil imports, which grew by 7 percent.
The Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization
also spoke of the 6% increase in the number of ocean liners calling the
country's commercial ports. He highlighted that as the non-stop operations at
commercial ports of the country continue; the construction and development
plans are also being carried out alongside with strength.