Tag Archives | Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO)

Iranian Oil Tanker Giving Off Poisonous Gases: NITC Chief

An Iranian oil tanker, which caught fire after colliding with a bulk freighter off China’s east coast, is giving off poisonous gases, hindering rescue work there, the managing director of the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) said. Leakage of the poisonous gases have hindered rescue work and cleanup efforts around the oil tanker Sanchi, which […]

Enhanced Export of Oil Products from Rajaei Port

By John Lee. The Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran (PMOI) is to launch three new docks at Shahid Rajaei Port to bring the facility’s export capacity to 34 million tons of petroleum products annually. According to the organization, Mohammad Saeid Nejad, deputy minister of roads and urban development, said once the docks are operational, […]

Foreign Firms to Invest $1bn in Iran’s Port Industry

Managing Director of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Mohammad Saeednejad said foreign firms are expected to make nearly $1 billion of investment in the country’s port and shipping industry. Since the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions, various foreign delegations have travelled to Iran and expressed willingness to invest in the country’s port and maritime projects, […]

Major Shipping Lines Return to Iranian Ports

By John Lee. The Deputy Managing Director of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Jalil Eslami, has said that of the 22 international lines that were active in Iran before sanctions were imposed, 14 of them have resumed their activities in recent months, while eight more have said they intend to do so. They are […]

Japan’s ClassNK Re-Opens Tehran Office

Japanese classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran Office and agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development of Iran. ClassNK originally opened its Tehran Office back in December 2009 but closed the office in 2012. In light […]