TEHRAN (Iran News) – The CEO of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line Group (IRISL) announced plans of this company for the launch of direct lines for shipping goods between Iranian and Venezuelan ports.
Mohammad Reza Modarres Khiabani in a letter to Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced that IRISL has so far sent two tanker vessels for shipping fuel and oil products to Venezuela and revealed the participation of the IRISL in creating a marine bridge for transporting commercial goods between the two countries in line with the signing the Comprehensive 20-Year Strategic Cooperation Document of Iran and Venezuela.
He also announced that Golsan Ship will leave Iran’s southern ports to Venezuela early December and according to the schedule, other vessels of the group are in line to be dispatched to Venezuela for transporting Iranian goods.
Modarres Khiabani reiterated that regular dispatch of oceangoing ships of the company for the long distance destinations like Venezuela needs full capacity cargo on those vessels, admitting that in case Iranian traders do not welcome trade exchange with Venezuela, continuation of dispatching ship for carrying Iranian goods to Venezuela by IRISL may come to an end.
He announced readiness of IRISL vessels for carrying goods of Iranian traders to Venezuela in late February.