Increased activity reported by Iranian ports
Iranian ports have handled 38.948 million tons of oil products during the first 11 months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2005), Iran News has reported. Total goods handled by Iranian ports during the said period surpassed 89 million tons, up by 4.05 percent compared to last year's corresponding period, the paper added.
During the said period, 50.086 million tons of non-oil goods as well as 38.948 million tons of oil products have been handled through local ports, Iran News conveyed.
Transit of non-oil goods through commercial ports has advanced by 22.21 percent to over 1.21 million tons while transit of oil products has amounted to 3.622 million tons, indicating a rise of 5.7 percent in discharge and loading container products, said the newspaper.