IRANIMEX 2018 running in Kish Island

December 17, 2018 - 20:50

TEHRAN- Iran’s 20th International Maritime and Offshore Technologies Exhibition (IRANIMEX 2018) kicked off in Kish Island in south of the country on Monday, Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced.

The three-day event is hosting 270 domestic and 18 foreign companies showcasing their capabilities in maritime sector.

Ali-Akbar Marzban, the chairman of headquarters for holding the exhibition, said the event is aimed at creating a ground for the companies for negotiations and signing contracts.

The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was participated by a number of officials including PMO Head Mohammad Rastad, Gholam-Hossein Mozaffari, the managing director of Kish Free Zone Organization, Mohammad Saeidi, the managing director of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), and Nasrollah Sardashti, the managing director of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC).

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the event, PMO head said the U.S. sanctions cannot harm Iran’s huge maritime capabilities.

“We have already had the experience of sanctions and we could pass them”, Rastad noted, “And we will pass the present sanctions relying on our high capabilities.”

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