Shaheed Rajaee Port Throughput Up 5%

Shaheed Rajaee Port

More than 27.9 million tons of oil and non-oil goods were loaded and unloaded in Shaheed Rajaee Port during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 21-July 22), registering a 5% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the director general of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organization said.

“Non-oil products accounted for close to 18.7 million tons of the total sum and oil products for the remaining 9.21 million tons,” Allahmorad Afifipour was also quoted as saying by IRNA.

Afifipour noted that during the period, 1,291 vessels entered the port, 1,080 of which weighed over 1,000 tons.

The strategic port located in the southern Hormozgan Province accounted for some 60% of all Iranian port activities last year (March 2016-17).

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