Giant shipping line starts operation in Bushehr

January 9, 2010 - 0:0

TEHRAN — The third-largest container shipping company in the world started its operations in Bushehr port, southern Iran.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) reported that France’s CMA-CGM firm chose the port of Bushehr due to its reasonable infrastructure established in the past few years.
CMA-CGM announced that it will increase its activities in the port 10 times more than present.
The deputy director of Bushehr Ports and Maritime Organization said that with the berthing of Simba container ship in Bushehr, the third-largest container shipping firm started its activity in this port.
Siavash Arjmand added that CMA-CGM, which is a French container shipping company, announced its readiness to work with Bushehr port after months of studying and gaining assurance about the Iranian port’s capability in exporting, importing and transiting containers.
He said that CMA-CGM has over 300 ships and has operations in over 400 ports around the world