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Iran “Keen on Keeping Ties” with Norwegian Shipbuilders

An Iranian tanker official says facilitating banking relations between Iran and Norway is a necessity for boosting ties of the two countries in shipbuilding industries, voicing Iran’s keenness to maintain relations with Norwegian shipbuilders. Addressing the Iran-Norway Bilateral Maritime Opportunities conference in Oslo on Thursday, Managing Director of the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Sirous […]

Iran Shipbuilder Signs Mou With Netherlands’ Damen

By John Lee. Iran’s Arvandan Shipbuilding Company and Netherlands’ Damen Shipyards have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) covering cooperation in manufacturing advanced offshore vessels in Iran. According to Trend News Agency, the cooperation will include the transfer of technology and know-how to Iran. Managed by Iran’s Social Security Investment Company (Shasta), Arvandan specializes in […]

Iranian Firm to Build Utility Vessels for Oil Platforms

The managing director of Iran’s Arvandan Shipbuilding Company said the company plans to construct utility vessels for oil platforms for the first time. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Hossein Qorbani said the firm is in talks with the Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) about the construction of the utility vessels. He said the IOOC […]

Iran Exports First Catamaran Ship to Turkey

Iran has sold its first domestically-made catamaran ship to neighboring Turkey, the managing director of the Arvandan Shipbuilding Company, the manufacturer of the vessel, announced. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on Thursday, Hossein Qorbani underlined that one of the features of the Iranian-made catamaran is that it is able to sail into shallow […]

Iran, Turkey sign Trade Deals worth $100m

By John Lee. Iran’s Social Security Investment Company (Shasta) has reportedly signed contracts worth $100 million with Turkish firms for construction projects and modernisation of the Arvandan shipbuilding facilities in Khuzestan province. The AFP report also says that the deal includes Iranian construction of a $10-million catamaran — a high-speed double-hulled passenger vessel with an […]

Iran Launches First Oceangoing Research Vessel

Iran’s first domestically-made oceangoing research vessel was launched in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday. It came into service after a ceremony in Bandar Abbas on Saturday morning attended by Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, managing director of Iran Defense Ministry’s Marine Industries Organization. With a length of 50 meters, a beam of […]

Fincantieri Lands Several Iranian Contracts

In the presence of the Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani – on an official visit in Italy – Fincantieri, one of the world’s most important shipbuilding groups, has signed a number of framework agreements with some primary Iranian companies. These preliminary understandings are prior to the accomplishment of several […]