Head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Bushehr province announced on Wednesday that the 300-meters-container terminal pier on Negin Island port is ready to be inaugurated.
Four cargo ships with different consignments arrived at Shahid Rajaei Port in the southern Hormozgan province in the past week, a senior official said.
Chabahar Port in southern Iran has extended its loading and unloading operations to a round-the-clock basis, in a bid to handle the unprecedented bulk of cargo ships docking at its wharves in the past few days.
During the first month of the current Iranian year (March 21- April 20), Iran's Lengeh Port and its subsidiaries in the western part of Hormozgan province handled a total of 1.268 million tons of oil and non-oil products, showing a 71% increase compared to the same period last year.
Proper implementation of standards and the set of measures taken to preserve maritime safety have helped Islamic Republic of Iran's marine fleet to be placed on the International Maritime Organization (IMO)`s white list, a senior official said.
A 90-meter long cargo ship, carrying 153 containers of Iranian exported goods, has overturned at Shahid Rajaei Port in Bandar Abbas near the Persian Gulf, on Tuesday, leaving three crew members injured.