Iran's top box port, Shahid Rajaee, handles 1.07m TEU in H1FY
SHAHID Rajaee Port in south of Iran loaded and unloaded 1
SHAHID Rajaee Port in south of Iran loaded and unloaded 1.07 million TEU between March 21 and September 22, the first half of the current calendar year.
According to Ports and Maritime Department of Hormozgan province director general Allah-Morad Afifipour, exported and imported commodities amounted to 804,14 TEU and transited goods accounted for 197,377 TEU of the total over the period under review, Tehran Times reported.
In late February work on developing the third phase of Shahid Rajaee port commenced. The US$204.7 million project will raise the port's capacity to eight million TEU upon completion in three years' time.