The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL)


  • IRISL 2021-10-15 16:00

    Iran to launch 6 shipping lines in Caspian Sea to Russia, Kazakhstan

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) for cooperation in launching shipping lines from the country’s northern ports on the Caspian Sea coasts to Russia and Kazakhstan.

  • IRISL 2021-10-13 15:08

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iranian maritime industry: a great capacity to be tapped

    TEHRAN – Having one of the oldest and most prominent shipping lines in the region, Iran has been taking serious measures for developing its shipping industry over the past two decades; however external factors such as sanctions have been holding this industry down and preventing it from reaching its true potential.

  • IRISL 2021-10-10 15:31

    IRISL shipping operations up 43% in 5 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) Mohammadreza Modares Khiabani has said maritime transportation conducted by IRISL fleet in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22) has increased by 43 percent compared to the previous year’s same period.

  • ferry 2020-10-19 22:46

    Bandar Lengeh-Dubai shipping line resumes operation after COVID-19 halt

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL) has announced that a shipping line between Bandar Lengeh and Dubai has resumed operation after a halt over the coronavirus pandemic. 

  • Iran oil 2020-06-10 14:32

    U.S. sanctions 121 ships linked to Iran's IRISL; little oil market impact expected

    The U.S. Treasury Department on June 8 designated 121 tankers, container ships and other vessels owned or tied to Iranian shipper IRISL for additional secondary sanctions, but the action is expected to have limited impact on crude and oil product markets, Platts reported.

  • tpo-irisl 2020-05-31 14:28

    TPO, IRISL discuss co-op for improving maritime transportation

    TEHRAN – Head of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) of Iran says the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL) accounts for 22 percent of the country’s cargo transportation, adding that TPO is ready to cooperate with IRISL to increase this share in order to develop non-oil exports.

  • rail-shipping 2019-12-20 13:22

    IRISL, RAI ink co-op MOU on transit of goods

    TEHRAN- Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and Iran’s Railways (known as RAI) signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation for transit of commodities, IRNA reported.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-12-18 14:53

    By Javad Heirannia

    Changing label of Iran’s sanctions to make it harder to remove sanctions: Nephew

    TEHRAN –Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the US team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “It is true that this is the Trump Administration's intention: to make it much harder to remove the sanctions in the future because now entities and individuals are considered "terrorists" in addition to "proliferators".”

  • IRISL 2019-12-03 13:56

    Iran to launch new shipping line to Eastern Mediterranean

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to launch a direct shipping route to carry its goods to the Eastern Mediterranean, IRNA reported on Monday, quoting an official with Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), as saying.

  • Modares Khiabani 2019-07-28 19:15

    Modares Khiabani appointed new head of IRISL

    TEHRAN- Mohammadreza Modares Khiabani was appointed as the new head of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), replacing Mohammad Saeedi, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

  • indian crewmen 2019-07-26 19:49

    Ambassador says Iran gives consular access to 18 crew of the British vessel

    Iran releases 9 Indian crewmen of impounded oil tanker 

    TEHRAN - After impounding two oil tankers for violating international regulations in the Strait of Hormuz, Iran has released a number of the crewmen and has granted consular access to other remaining crew members.

  • IRISL 2019-06-24 18:59

    IRISL ranks 14th among world’s top 100 shipping lines

    TEHRAN – Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) is ranked 14 in Alphaliner’s latest list of world’s top 100 shipping lines published on June 20, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday.

  • Rastad 2019-04-27 19:54

    Iranian maritime fleet listed on IMO whitelist

    TEHRAN – Iran’s maritime fleet has been placed on white list of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), thanks to the set of measures the country has taken to preserve and enhance maritime safety, according to the managing director of Iran’s Port and Maritime Organization (PMO).