Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO)

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  • Ports 2020-09-23 12:34

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Proper ground for investment making prepared at ports of Iran

    TEHRAN- Iran, which has adopted the strategy of boosting its non-oil export to counter the U.S. sanctions on its economy, has many programs underway for the development of its ports, regarding the significant role of the ports in the promotion of exports.

  • Noshahr Port 2020-09-22 09:53

    Private sector welcoming investment making in northern port

    TEHRAN- Director-general of the Ports and Maritime Department of Iran’s northern Mazandaran province, said the private sector is welcoming investment making in Noshahr Port (in the north of the province).

  • Shahid Rajaee Port 2020-09-02 15:56

    500 fuel-carrying vessels berth at Shahid Rajaee port in 5 months

    TEHRAN- According to a provincial official, 500 vessels carrying fuel berthed at Iran’s Shahid Rajaee port during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-August 21).

  • Ports 2020-09-02 15:06

    ‘Iranian ports can become logistic centers in region’

    TEHRAN- The ports of Iran can become the logistics centers of the region, an official with Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) stated.

  • port 2020-08-31 14:05

    Iranian ports attract over $85m of investment in Q1

    TEHRAN – Despite the restrictions and limitations created by the outbreak of the coronavirus, Iranian ports managed to attract 3.57 trillion rials (over $85 million) of investment in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-June 20).

  • Bushehr 2020-08-26 14:58

    Dredging project to give 30,000-ton vessels access to Bushehr port

    TEHRAN - A project for dredging the internal and external canals of Bushehr port was inaugurated on Wednesday in a ceremony on the occasion of Government Week (August 23-29) to provide traffic and mooring for 30,000-ton vessels in this port.

  • vessel 2020-08-16 12:58

    PMO ready to provide facilities to buyers of vessels

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) is ready to provide bank facilities to the buyers of Roll on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels as well as passenger ferries to improve activities in the country's northern ports, IRNA reported, quoting a senior official with the organization.

  • Rastad 2020-06-21 15:06

    ‘Coordination among maritime organizations a must in face of U.S. sanctions’

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Head Mohammad Rastad said close coordination and collaboration among the country’s maritime organizations is a necessity for defeating U.S. sanctions on this sector.

  • port 2020-04-27 14:59

    Investment in Iranian ports up 61% in a year

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO)’s Deputy Head for Ports and Economic Affairs Farhad Montaser Kouhsari says investment in the country’s ports increased by 61 percent in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) compared to its preceding year, IRIB reported.

  • Rastad 2020-04-22 13:33

    Projects worth over $1.4b underway in Iranian ports

    TERHAN – Some 11 new development projects with 59 trillion rials (over $1.4 billion) of investment are currently underway in the Iranian ports, according to the head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO).

  • export 2020-04-21 15:28

    Annual non-oil exports from Iranian ports at 52.5m tons

    TEHRAN – Some 52.5 million tons of non-oil commodities were exported from Iranian ports in the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended on March 19), according to Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Head Mohammad Rastad, IRIB reported.

  • Ports 2020-04-07 15:52

    Loading, unloading of goods at ports continues observing healthcare protocols

    TEHRAN- Loading and unloading of commodities are being conducted continuously at the ports of Iran while the health requirements are completely met, the head of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced on Tuesday.

  • Chabahar Port 2020-03-27 14:20

    Annual loading, unloading of cargos at Iran's ports rise 6%

    TEHRAN- Loading and unloading of commodities at the ports of Iran have risen six percent during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), the head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced.

  • Mohammad Rastad 2020-03-25 16:21

    PMO to pay $857m for fleet supply in a year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) will pay 36 trillion rials (about $857 million) for supplying marine fleet during the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20), the managing director of organization announced.

  • PMO 2020-02-21 14:45

    PMO to hold conference on effective rail-port connection

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) is going to hold a conference on the efficient connection of the country’s ports to the national railway network, IRIB reported on Thursday.

  • Rastad 2020-02-18 15:46

    PMO allocates over $857m for maritime reform plan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has allocated 36 trillion rials (about $857.2 million) of its budget resources for a program to develop the country’s maritime industry, IRNA reported on Tuesday, quoting the PMO head.

  • loading 2020-01-31 13:37

    Monthly loading, unloading of goods at Iranian ports up 29% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Loading and unloading of goods in Iranian ports witnessed a 28.7-percent rise in the Iranian calendar month of Dey (December 22, 2019-January 20, 2020), Tasnim news agency reported citing the data from Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO).

  • loading 2020-01-20 15:10

    Loading, unloading in Hormozgan ports hit 70m tons in 9 months

    TEHRAN – Nearly 70 million tons of commodities were Loaded and unloaded in the ports of the southern Hormozgan province during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2019), director-general of Hormozgan province’s Ports and Maritime Department said.

  • port 2020-01-18 17:03

    ‘Iran’s southern ports fully operational despite floods’

    TEHRAN – The ports affairs director of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said the recent floods in Sistan-Baluchestan and Hormozgan provinces in southern Iran hasn’t caused any damages to the country’s ports in the mentioned regions.

  • vessel 2020-01-08 14:44

    ‘Iran ensures safety of commercial vessels passing through its waters’

    TEHRAN - Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said the foreign commercial vessels can pass through Iran’s waters on their normal basis and Iranian ports do not apply any limitation on their passage.

  • PMO 2019-12-17 16:32

    PMO inks deals worth $1.3b with private sector since March

    TEHRAN - The head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said his organization has signed nine investment deals worth 55 trillion rials (about $1.31 billion) with domestic investors since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), IRIB reported.

  • Maritime culture, history on show at “Human and Sea” exhibit  2019-12-17 14:15

    Maritime culture, history on show at “Human and Sea” exhibit 

    An exhibition titled “Human and Sea” opened on Monday at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran, showcasing human interaction with the sea during the country’s history.

  • port 2019-11-25 15:42

    PMO plans to build 92 vessels by 2021

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) plans to entrust the country’s private sector with construction of 92 vessels within the next two years, IRIB reported, quoting an official with the organization.

  • rastad 2019-10-21 21:16

    PMO offers strategies for boosting non-oil exports

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization has outlined four major strategies followed by his organization for supporting non-oil exports, IRIB reported on Monday.

  • Chabahar Port 2019-10-14 16:42

    Chabahar Port’s capacity quadruples in less than 2 years: PMO head

    TEHRAN- The head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced that through inaugurating the first phase of Chabahar Port’s development plan, the port’s capacity has increased four times in less than two years, IRIB reported on Monday.

  • container 2019-10-08 17:38

    Iran’s PMO launches shipping container production line

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has launched a production line for manufacturing multi-purpose shipping containers in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Urban Development, the portal of PMO reported.

  • PMO Head Mohammad Rastad (C) posing for a picture with members of a visiting Italian maritime delegation in Tehran on September 29, 2019 2019-09-30 15:23

    Iran, Italy discuss launching direct shipping route

    TEHRAN - Iran and Italy are mulling over the possibilities of launching a direct shipping route between Chabahar port in southeastern Iran, and Venice in northern Italy, Press TV reported citing the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran (PMO).

  • Ports 2019-09-24 11:25

    Loading, unloading of cargos at Iran's ports rise 3.6% in 6 months

    TEHRAN- Loading and unloading of commodities at the ports of Iran have risen 3.6 percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) compared to the first half of the past year, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Ports 2019-09-13 19:38

    Over 66m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at Iran’s ports since March

    TEHRAN- Over 66 million tons of goods have been loaded and unloaded at ports of Iran since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21), IRIB reported quoting the head of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) as saying.

  • Ports 2019-09-07 19:57

    PMO to transfer small ports development to private sector by next 2 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has finished a plan to study and investigate the status of small ports in the country to transfer their development to the private sector by the next two months, a deputy at the organization said on Saturday.