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Chabahar Port Capacity Remains Largely Untapped

Plans are underway to divert ships carrying essential goods to Chabahar to give impetus to operations in the strategic port
Chabahar Port Capacity Remains Largely UntappedChabahar Port Capacity Remains Largely Untapped

Currently, only 10% of the capacity of Chabahar Port are being utilized, the deputy industries minister for commercial affairs said.
"This is while Chabahar has the capacity to host vessels weighing more than 80,000 tons. The port also boasts a wide range of port equipment, including grain suction machines and giant cranes," Hossein Modarres Khiyabani was also quoted as saying by ILNA, adding that Chabahar Port has the potential to become a major trading hub in Iran.
"Plans are underway to divert ships carrying essential goods to Chabahar to give impetus to operations in the strategic port," he said.

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