With the use of two landing crafts, a 200-ton non-oil consignment of fruits and vegetables was exported to Dubai Port.
MV Rushmore, carrying the first equipment consignment to construct petrochemical units, was berthed in Chabahar Port.
The Director of Shahid Rajaee Port Special Economic Zone (SEZ) announced the 8-percent increase in cargo loading and discharge, and significant flourish of transit, exports and transshipment in the largest Iranian commercial port in the past year.
The Deputy Managing Director for Engineering and Development of Infrastructures of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) spoke with the PMO's News Portal about making contracts and payments transparent: "This is a project-centered organization and needs to perform under customary regulations and trends in the world.
In an interview with the News Portal of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Mr. Mahdi Abbaspur Azar, the Project Manager for Phases II & III of Shahid Rajaee Port Development Plan described the latest conditions of the first and second stages of Phase III operations: "The development plan for this port has been prepared in three phases, and we have submitted the proposal for the first stage of Phase III to the Ports and Maritime Directorate General of Hormozgan Province for consideration, and corrections if needed."
The Director General for Maritime Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) heralded the conclusion of an agreement on maritime safety in the Caspian Sea in the near future, which would render that body of water safer and cleaner.
The Deputy Managing Director for Economic and Port Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) mentioned the revised port charges and due by his organization in the current year: "Such rethinking of the port charges and due has turned Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar into the most economical port in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman."
The Deputy Managing Director for the Maritime Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) stated: "As the sovereign maritime administration of this country, PMO will recognize any maritime transaction if conducted under the name "Persian Gulf", and will take legal and judicial action otherwise."
The marine deputy of the Sistan and Baluchistan province department of ports and maritime in an interview with the Chabahar port News Agency said that by conducting regular and continous maneuvers, developing relevant infrustructures and preparing the equipment , the response speed to control oil contamination and crisis management in the port of Chabahar has been increased to a desirable level.
The Permanent Representative of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that the Iranian proposals were welcome by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), and international marine environmental regulations were agreed to be amended.
The Iranian port and maritime authority seeks the economic flourish of Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar, relying on the law for facilitating ship loading and discharge in ports, and through revising and optimizing the level of port and maritime charges.
The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced that no problems existed for operators and contractors active in Iranian ports that would constrain or disrupt their operation.
The director general of Sistan and Baluchistan province department of ports and maritime reported a growth of 41 percent in loading and unloading of containarized goods in the port of Chabahar from the beginning of the Iranian present year compared to the same period last year.
Al-Khonji: "We will use Iranian experience in commercial Transactions."
The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced that no problems existed for operators and contractors active in Iranian ports that would constrain or disrupt their operation.
After a 2-day intensive audit by the Italian IMQ Company, 6 positive points and 8 improvement opportunities, the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) was approved for receiving the ISO 9001:2005 Certificate.
The Deputy Managing Director for Maritime Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) stressed the need for increasing attention to dredging waterways: "The more different standards are complied in regard with vessels, the higher the safety level will be in Iranian ports for domestic and foreign vessels."
The Director General for Port Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced: "The conditions of cargo loading and discharge needs to be assessed in Iranian ports, in order to calculate the service time dedicated to ships, and then attempt to quantify the issue."
The Deputy Managing Director for Engineering and Development of Infrastructures of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) stressed the approach of the Iranian government to move toward green ports: "We strive to heighten environmental transactions in construction licenses, and thus assist the balanced development of Iranian ports and coasts."
Another wreck of sunken vessels remaining in the strategic waterway of Khoor Moosa since the Iran-Iraq War was completely refloated with a weight of over 6,000 tons, and transferred to shore.
The Director General for Strategic Studies Center of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced the support of his organization of port and maritime research projects: "The Iranian Port and Maritime History Atlas was introduced as Book of the Year 1396 (Iranian Calendar) of the Islamic Republic of Iran and commended by the Iranian President."
The Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) entertains extensive plans and measures for equipping the Iranian ports.
PIANC Yearbook 2017 has been released.
PIANC MarCom WG 161 “Interaction between Offshore Wind Farms and Maritime Navigation" has been released.
Indians were agreed to operate Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar, not to receive the management of that port.
Iranian major ports will become smart within the next 3 years.
The Director General for Communication and Information Technology of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced: "Today, any business depends on communication and information technology, and managing maritime transport and ports requires smart and modern hardware and software."
Auditing the PRS Classification Society of Poland by the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) was commenced in order to authorize their activity in Iran.
The Deputy Managing Director for Maritime Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) pointed to the increased volume of different land and maritime activities in Iranian ports, and announced a lower rate of accidents in proportion.
The Ports and Maritime Director General of Mazandaran Province announced an export line for agricultural products to the Russian Federation to be established under a quadrilateral agreement.
Mr. Lars Nordrum, the Norwegian Ambassador to Iran met with Mr. Mohammad Rastad, the Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), and talked about expanding port and maritime cooperation between the two countries.
The operation of the Payment Identification and Management System (PIMACS) was commenced in the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO).
Two projects for constructing storage facilities for petrochemical products in Khalij Fars Port, with a budget of 14.5 million US Dollars (USD), and a project for constructing a logistics terminal for commodities and containers in Shahid Rajaee support lands, with a budget of 11.7 million USD, were among the inaugurated projects.
During a visit to the Shahid Rajaee Port Complex on the northern coast of the Persian Gulf, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited the equipment process of Phase II of berths in the mentioned port, and commanded the commencement of the executive operations for Phase III.
The Director General for International Agreements and Market Development of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced the maritime transport agreement between Iran and Greece to be signed by high-ranking officials of the two countries within the next months.
The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization announced the inauguration of Phase III operations of Shahid Rajaee Port Development Plan by the Iranian President: "This project will promote the container capacity of the mentioned port to 8 million TEUs."
The ports and maritime director general of Sistan and Baluchistan province Behrooz Aghaei announced the successful implantation of the pilot project on intelligent navigation assistance signs in the port of Chabahar with the lowest cost.
The stage of gathering infrastructure and superstructure of the old internal railroads of Imam Khomeini port is being completed in order to implement the repairing project and modernize these lines.
After the efforts of local and Iranian experts for a month and half, another vessel sunken during the Iran-Iraq War was removed from the depths of Arvand Rud.
During the World Seafarer's Day Ceremony, the Ports and Maritime Director General of Bushehr Province announced: "At the time being, my province hosts over 174 thousand organize seafarers, which counts for 34 percent of the national total, and the highest provincial share."
In the ceremony for the inauguration of 19 port projects in Hormozgan Province, the Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development pointed to the conclusion of contracts worth 104 million Euros after the Nuclear Agreement, in order to purchase 12 new cranes from Germany, and elaborated: "Two of these cranes have been installed so far in Shahid Rajaee Port, and two other are being installed at present."
The Directorate General for Equipment Engineering and Supply of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced the entry of the second consignment of equipment and parts to Shahid Rajaee Port Complex and two super-post-Panamax gantry cranes for its Terminal 2 in early September 2017.