‘PMO determined to rely on domestic potentials’

February 17, 2019

TEHRAN- Regarding Iran’s need for quality and swift maritime and port services as well as improving the efficiency of such services, the country’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) is determined to utilize domestic potentials and capabilities in manufacturing equipment and providing related services, PMO Head Mohammad Rastad announced on the opening ceremony of the 26th Conference on Coordination of Iranian Maritime Organizations in Tehran.

As the official portal of PMO reported on Sunday, the official underlined the vitality of supplying PMO strategic needs via relying on domestic capabilities, adding that PMO plans to manufacture gantry cranes and some other required equipment domestically.

Rastad called for Iranian knowledge-based companies to assist maritime organizations with manufacturing strategic equipment.

The one-day Conference on Coordination of Iranian Maritime Organizations was attended by Iranian Transport Minister Mohammad Eslami, the Managing Director of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Nasrollah Sardashti, the Managing Director of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) Mohammad Saeidi, several Iranian Parliament members besides some other Iranian high ranking officials.

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