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Actions and Activities of 1398 and the Most Important Goals and Programs of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province in 1399/ An 11% Growth in Exports of Non-Oil Goods of Guilan Ports during 1398

Actions and Activities of 1398 and the Most Important Goals and Programs of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province in 1399/ An 11% Growth in Exports of Non-Oil Goods of Guilan Ports durin
The Director General of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province announced an 11% increase in the export of non-oil goods in the ports of Guilan province in 1398 and announced: "increasing and accelerating the process of loading and unloading and export of basic goods in 1399 is on the agenda of the ports of this province."

Hamid Reza Abaie, Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, stated: "I pray to God that with the arrival of the New Year, the spirit of freshness and vitality will be breathed into the lives of all Iranians and I asked God for health, happiness and increasing success for all Iranian people."

Pointing out that more than 80% of the world's goods are transported through the ports, he noted: "our beloved country also conducts most of its trade through the sea."

Noting that the maritime transport industry has a significant role to play in the sustainable development of the world's countries, Abaie said: "the importance of the sea and its impact on today's economy and life is undeniable. We thank God that in the second year of sanctions, the country's needs have been met through maritime transportation without interruption and with the strength and power."

The Director General of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province, referring to the referring to the position of Anzali Port which is located in two international corridors of goods transportation, including North-South and Trasica, stated: Anzali Port, as the oldest and most significant port on the southern shore of the Caspian Sea, has always been considered as an important port for traders, merchants and shipping lines in northern Iran."

Regarding the most important maritime and port activities in Guilan province in 1398, he said: "construction of a grain wharf (General Cargo) and 2 fuel dolphin wharf posts for mooring ships up to 180 meters long, investment contract for the construction of 30,000 tons grain silos in Anzali Port Complex for 404 billion rials, annexation of 40 hectares of land on the eastern side of Anzali Port Complex to the Anzali Free Trade-Industrial Zone, obtaining customs code of Astara Port Special Economic Zone, preparation of a 10-year contract for the transfer of port operations to a single operator, merging the active forces of the three companies into one company, and the development of port infrastructure using the opportunities created and coordination with customs to clear goods are some of the actions of Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province during the last year."

Stating that the Ports and Maritime Organization has made the interaction between the city and the port as one of its duties, Abaie said: "conscientiously, we considered it our duty to provide some of the equipment shortage of Shahid Beheshti Hospital in coordination with the CEO and Board Members of the Ports and Maritime Organization. In this regard, five artificial respiration devices (ventilators) for equipping the ICU and 15 fully advanced monitor devices for Anzali and Astara hospitals with a credit of more than one billion and 400 million tomans were purchased and donated. Now, once again, in coordination with the Ports and Maritime Organization, we are trying to help the province's medical staff."

Stating that during the last year, the loading and unloading of goods in the country's commercial ports has increased by 6 percent and non-oil imports by 24 percent, the Director General of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province said: "Last year, the export of goods in the ports of the province shows a significant growth. Despite the oppressive US sanctions against Islamic Republic of Iran in the field of maritime trade, 1.9 million tons of goods were loaded and unloaded in the ports of the province last year. In the field of exports, the ports of Guilan province have grown by 5%. In this regard, it can be said that the ports of Guilan have the ability to accommodate all ships carrying goods in the Caspian Sea."

Referring to the actions of the Ports and Maritime Organization in line with the slogan of the year, he said: "in the year of production leap, 3600 billion tomans will be allocated to the country's maritime industries to provide the operational fleet of the Ports and Maritime Organization. In this regard, I would like to thank the Minister of Transportation and Metropolitan Development and the CEO of the Ports and Maritime Organization for their appropriate and efficient efforts and policies."

Regarding the most important goals and programs of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province in 1399, Abaie said: "conducting additional studies on the project of the port access road to Anzali Port bypass and the country's railway network as well as the creation of rail support lands in the vicinity of the Anzali belt road and Anzali Port Railway Station, follow-up and re-launch of the national pipeline to transport fuel on the Anzali-Rasht-Tehran route and connect it to the new dolphin piers, dredging and construction of sediment traps in Anzali Lagoon, beautification and promotion of maritime and port culture in line with the city-port interaction plan, intelligence and optimization of systems and equipment installed on land and sea equipment, reviewing investment contracts, and taking advantage of the capabilities of the private sector in establishing and operating facilities for the construction and repair of recreational and commercial vessels are some of the most important goals of 1399."

The Director General of the Ports and Maritime Authority of Guilan Province continued: "following up the process of implementing investment contracts to provide the required infrastructure for the port, attracting investors to build a marine tourism center in Anzali Port Complex ,attracting investors in the value-added industries in Anzali Port Complex, development of electronic systems and implementation of intelligent programs to improve the level of prevention and combating pollution of the marine environment through maneuvers, increasing the productivity of the province's ports by developing maritime culture and improving the services, completion of Guilan province's water radio coverage, centralized inspection of convention and non-convention vessels, updating and upgrading the level of readiness of the province's traffic lights and navigation aid marks, collaborate with the Grain Organization to speed up the process of loading, unloading and transport the basic goods in the form of inward transit, increase the volume of unloading the basic goods by exploiting the infrastructure built by investors, and overhaul of equipment and purchase the required equipment for loading and unloading operations are among the important port and sea programs in Guilan province during this year."

Stating that the amount of rainfall in Anzali Port and Guilan province is very high and in the rainy days, the speed of loading and unloading of the grains will be very slow, he continued: "we intend to use the capacities of Anzali Port during the rains so that we can have terminals for all seasons. These terminals have been set up all over the world and are currently considered as one of the main issues in Anzali Port."

May 13, 2020 11:18
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