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IRISL Freighter Calls at S. Korean Port

IRISL Freighter Calls at  S. Korean PortIRISL Freighter Calls at  S. Korean Port

A container ship affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines berthed at South Korea’s biggest port city of Busan on Monday, marking the first time the freighter has made a call at the South Korean port since 2012. Officials of South Korean port operating company, Busan Port Authority, welcomed the 5,100-ton Touska’s crew upon arrival, in a ceremony on a pier, Seoul-based Yonhap news agency reported. Removal of nuclear sanctions on January 16 as part of the July nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers has paved the way for Iran’s biggest shipping line to resume calling at major global ports.

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