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21 Iranian Ports Handle Over 58 Million Tons of Goods in H1

The H1 throughput saw a 25.4% decline in March 20-Sept. 21 compared with the similar period of last year
21 Iranian Ports Handle Over 58 Million Tons of Goods in H121 Iranian Ports Handle Over 58 Million Tons of Goods in H1

Iran’s 21 major commercial ports handled 58.44 million tons of commodities during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21) to register a 25.4% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
According to figures published by the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran, non-oil goods accounted for 36.82 million tons of the total throughput, registering a 32.45% fall year-on-year. 
The remaining 21.62 million tons pertained to oil products, indicating a 9.29% decline YOY.
Container loading and unloading declined by 39.31% to stand at 640,604 TEUs.
The 21 ports under study include Iran’s southern ports of Abadan, Imam Khomeini, Bushehr, Khorramshahr, Genaveh, Bandar Lengeh, Chavibdeh, Arvandkenar, Charak and Dayyer located on the shores of the Persian Gulf, Shahid Rajaee, Shahid Bahonar, Qeshm and Tiab at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz, Jask and Chabahar on the coasts of the Sea of Oman and the northern ports of Fereydounkenar, Noshahr, Astara, Amirabad and Anzali on the Caspian Sea shoreline.

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