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Iran-Iraq Ferry Service Resumes

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Transport has that the ferry between Al-Ashar Quay on the banks of the Shatt al-Arab in Basra and the Iranian port of Khorramshahr has resumed after a three-year suspension. Forty-six passengers travelled on the first service on Saturday. The Director of the General Company for Maritime Transport, Abdul […]

Pakistan to Launch Ferry Service to Iran

Pakistan is planning to launch ferry services from its Karachi port to Iran, the United Arab Emirates and Oman with an aim to enhance connectivity and provide more services to the people. According to the South Asian country’s Federal Minister for shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, the draft Ferry Service Policy would be present at […]

Iran, Oman Launch Passenger Shipping Line

Iran and Oman launched the first direct passenger shipping line between the southeastern port city of Chabahar and Oman’s capital of Muscat, an Iranian deputy minister announced. The first shipping line for maritime travels between Iran and Oman was inaugurated at Chabahar on Wednesday in a ceremony attended by Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas […]

Iran Opens New Ferry Terminal

Iran’s minister of road and urban development inaugurated the country’s biggest ferry terminal in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, expected to carry some 35,000 passengers to nearby islands at the peak of holiday trips during Nowruz vacation. Abbas Akhoundi opened the ferry terminal at a ceremony on Friday. With three lounges and a […]

Iran-Oman Ferry Service to Start Soon

The National Ferries Company (NFC) in Muscat has confirmed that it will soon launch a ferry service linking Oman with Iran. The company will operate between Khasab and Qeshm Island in Iran, an estimated distance of 44 nautical miles that will take one hour at average speed. The service is expected to be launched shortly […]