TEHRAN (Iran News) – A senior official in the Ports and Maritime Organization of Hormuzgan Province said on Sunday that an ocean port plan was being prepared to be constructed on the coast of the province.
PMO Deputy for Ports Mansour Khorramshahi said that the port would be constructed on the southern coast of Iran, with a capacity similar to that of Shahid Rajai Port.
Hormuzgan Province is home to 20 active ports, including 10 commercial and cruise ports and 10 small ports, according to Khorramshahi.
He added that Shahid Rajai Port has a capacity of 60 to 70 million tons which would reach 110 million tons once the parts under construction are completed in the next four years.
The ocean port currently operating at half capacity – 6 million TEU containers a year, is set in 2,400 acres of coastal land and the same size of the land is being added to seat big companies, IRNA reported.
The operation for the installation of the first single point mooring (SPM) system of the Jask crude oil export terminal was started, the operator of Jask oil terminal project in southern Iran announced. Vahid Maleki also said that this project has an over 90 percent progress in the early stage, Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) published on its website.
- source : ISNA