Negotiations for the launch of the Chabahar-Karachi marine passenger line are under way with plans to deploy Iranian ferry boats on the Chabahar-Muscat route.
PMO News Portal - During the visit of the foreign minister to
the Shahid Kalantari passenger terminal, Behrouz Aghaee, Director General of
Ports and Maritime Affairs of Sistan and Baluchestan Province said that the
terminal was equipped and launched in 2016 within three months, and since that
year, passenger vessels have started operating between Chabahar and Muscat in
Last March, an investment contract was signed and a
150-person float was purchased by an Iranian company, which will begin its
operation from the end of June in the Chabahar-Muscat line.
Behrouz Aghaee, Director General of Ports and Maritime Affairs
of Sistan and Baluchestan Province also mentioned the plan on launching
passenger trip line between Chabahar and the port of Karachi in Pakistan, and stated
that it was agreed upon by the Minister of Roads and Urban Planning’s trip to
Pakistan and is now being pursued by the two ambassadors.