Abadan Ports Exports Up 56% in 2018

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 18, 2019

Image: Ports & Maritime Organization

Image: Ports & Maritime Organization

Abadan, Arvandankar and Choabdeh ports experienced an increase of 56% in 2018, says Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO).

Abadan ports and maritime management announced that the export of goods from the three ports of Abadan in the past year has shown a  growing trend.

According to the information system, the exports from these ports increased by 39.471 tons in the same period last year which shows a growth of 56.3% in exports, it said.

Agricultural products, meat and meat products, household appliances and light products, machinery and vehicles, raw materials and chemical compounds, construction materials, petrochemical, parts and accessories, textiles, fibers and textiles are major exported goods from these ports to the Gulf countries.

Meanwhile, the general director of The Maritime Rescue and Marine environment protection of the Ports and Maritime Organization announced the purchase and use of new marine pollution control equipment at all ports of the country.

Ali Reza Khojasteh stated that the Ports and Maritime Organization on behalf of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is responsible for preventing and controlling pollution.

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