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French Shipping Group to Pull Out of Iran

By John Lee. French-based shipping group CMA CGM has announced that it is ceasing its Iranian operations, following the threat from the US to blacklist companies doing business with Iran. CMA CGM Chief Executive Rodolphe Saade is quoted as telling a press conference: “Due to the Trump administration, we have decided to end our service […]

Iran, Germany to set up Joint Shipping Line

By John Lee. A German company intends to set up a joint shipping company with Iran. The Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Mohammad Saeedi (pictured), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the owners of German shipping company PWL Group during a visit to Hamburg. Under the agreement, PWL […]

Port of Antwerp Meets with Iran

A delegation from the Belgian port of Antwerp visited Iran last week to re-establish shipping and commercial ties. According to a report from MarEx, the meetings included officials from Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, the Islamic Republic Shipping line (IRSL), Iranian Customs and the Iranian investment Organization, finishing with a visit to the Shahid Rajaee […]