Over 125m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at Iran’s ports in 11 months

March 1, 2019

TEHRAN- Over 125.69 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at the ports of Iran during the eleven-month period from March 21, 2018, to February 19, 2019, ISNA reported on Friday.

As reported, the amount of loading and unloading at the ports during this time span shows 13.9 percent fall from 146 million tons in the same period of time in the past year.

Meanwhile as recently announced by an official with Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), more than 1.564 million TEUs of cargos have been loaded and unload at Iran’s largest container port, Shahid Rajaee, since the beginning of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018).

The Director General of Ports and Maritime Department of Hormozgan Province Allah-Morad Afifipour said that the amount included 1.181 million TEUs of full containers and 383,609 TEUs of empty ones.

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