“Currently, 53% of the cargo entering the Chabahar port is being loaded from the ports of origin, which indicates the positive effects of the infrastructure of the port” said Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan.
PMO News Portal -While attending the "On line" morning
program, Behrouz Aghaee announced the attracting of ten thousand billion Rials
worth of private investment in the port of Shahid Beheshti Chabahar, during one
year after the opening of the first phase of development of the port of
Chabahar. He also pointed to six main goals for Development of Chabahar Port.
Increasing the share of the maritime economy through Transit
and Transshipment; adhering to the principle of non-military defense with the
approach of supporting southern ports of the country; reducing the cost of
goods imported into the country; the possibility of providing services to
new-generation vessels; strengthening and linking countries through the
Chabahar port; are currently the6 strategic development objectives of The only
oceanic port of the country.
Aghaee highlighted that Today, for Central Asian countries
(CIS), access to the sea, especially through Chabahar, is very important
because it provides a shorter land-based and sea-based routes for these
countries. After the development of the first phase of Shahid Beheshti port,
the main issue in this port was to provide incentives to the owners of goods
and investors as well as shipping lines.