Iran, Oman launch 4th direct shipping route

December 7, 2018 - 21:8

TEHRAN –Iran and Oman launched their fourth direct shipping route to connect Iran’s port city of Jask to the Omani port of Al Suwaiq, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported on Wednesday citing Iran-Oman Joint Chamber of Commerce.

The first shipping route between the two countries was put into operation in March 2015 between Iran’s Bandar Abbas and Oman’s Sohar.

In December 2016, Iran and Oman inaugurated direct shipping routes from two Omani ports to the Iranian port of Shahid Bahonar.

Later in December 2017, the two country launched another shipping line which connects Iran’s port city of Khorramshahr to the Omani port of Sohar.

With this new shipping line launched, more Iranian goods and agricultural products will be shipped to Oman.

According to Iran-Oman Joint Chamber of Commerce, the Bandar Abbas- Sohar route which was temporarily closed due to U.S. sanctions on Iran, has also resumed operation.


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