Gov’t Expects Ports Capacity to Reach 285 Million Tons by August

June 9, 2021

T he government aims to increase the country’s nominal port throughput capacity to 285 million tons per annum by the end of its tenure in August, according to a recent Ports and Maritime Organization report.

Iran’s annual nominal port capacity stood at around 180 million tons in 2013 when President Hassan Rouhani first took office, the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development reported.

The report noted that the country’s container loading and unloading capacities, which stood at 4.58 million TEUs in 2013, are expected to reach 8.5 million TEUs per year by the end of Rouhani’s second term.


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