Rotterdam Becomes First European Seaport to Surpass 15 Million TEU
The Port of Rotterdam received its 15 millionth TEU container in 2021, making it the first European port and the first port outside Asia to reach that level of volume.
Construction of Marine Recreation Wharves in Khorramshahr
The project of constructing Marine Recreation Wharves in Khorramshahr port along Karun river has 80% physical progress.
Iran’s proposed theme elected for 2022 World Hydrography Day
The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) has elected the proposed theme by the Islamic Republic of Iran as the theme for 2022 World Hydrography Day and communicated it to the member states of this organization.
Rise in Throughput of Ports in Iran’s Gateway to Eurasia
A total of 1.32m tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Gilan Province’s ports during the current Iranian year’s first nine months (March 21-Dec. 21, 2021)
The Push for "Green" Ships will Keep Ocean Freight Costs High
Ocean freight costs are likely to remain high in 2022 as investors and regulators scramble to accelerate decarbonization of the shipping industry and companies grapple with green financing, sources say.
Port of Gothenburg to introduce “Green Priority” for clean trucks
As of 1 January 2022, green trucks will be given priority at two terminals in the Port of Gothenburg, allowing them to bypass queues.
Chinese Seaports Report Big Gains Despite COVID Disruption
The trade boom of 2021 has been kind to seaports in China, which are reporting significant average growth, particularly in the container segment.
Chabahar welcomes all foreign investments
The Director General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime: We are ready to accept all types of foreign investment for the development of Chabahar port, especially from the countries of the region, as well as the countries of East and Southeast Asia.
18% growth in non-oil exports through ports in east of Hormozgan
non-oil exports and transit of goods through the ports of East of Hormozgan in the last nine months has increased by 18% and 73%, respectively, and unloading and loading operations in this period recorded a growth of 37%.
First Automated Kite Sail Installed to Begin Ship Trials in 2022
The first installation of an automated kite system for wind-assisted propulsion on a commercial vessel was recently completed and will begin trials early in the new year.