Iran opens new port in Negin Island

March 18, 2019

TEHRAN – Transport Minister Mohammad Eslami has inaugurated a container dock with a capacity of 50,000-ton in Negin Island of the Persian Gulf.

Eslami cut the ribbon on Sunday to let the new port go to work in full swing after almost 4 years of construction, Fars reported.

With the new dock in operation, the container loading and unloading capacity for Bushehr Port will increase to 600,000 TEUs. This is twice its current capacity, making it the country’s second biggest container port after Shahid Rajaee Port in Hormozgan Province.

MH/PA

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