49% growth in exports from Shahid Rajaei port

June 7, 2021 Maritime Safety News

Container operations in Shahid Rajaei port, as the largest container port in Iran, increased by 11%.


PMO News Portal – Regarding the container operation of Shahid Rajaei Port in the (Iranian) new year, Alireza Mohammadi Karaji Ran; The Director General of Ports and Maritime of Hormozgan stated: In the first two months of this year, a total of 267,702 TEU containers (each TEU is equivalent to a 20-foot container) have been Unloaded and loaded in the container terminals of this port. Comparing this amount of container operations with the same period last year (243,555 TEU containers) shows an 11% growth.

Director General of Ports and Maritime of Hormozgan, referred to the 49% growth in exports in the first two months of this year compared to the same period last year and said: In total, 81,036 TEU containers have been exported in Shahid Rajaei port in the first two months of this year.

Shahid Rajaei Port is the largest and most advanced container port in Iran with the most advanced container terminals that benefits from the latest equipment, which supports the unloading and loading of 85% of container goods among all ports of the country.

With the completion and operation of the third phase of the container terminal of Shahid Rajaei port, its container capacity will increase to 8.5 million TEU.