Bandar Abbas Port Development Underway (Iran)

Bandar Abbas port is currently constructing a number of 15 container and oil terminal in back-up area of the port, the port official said.

Mr. Stiri, Acting Director General of the port said that these terminals are under construction in an area of 80 ha with an investment worth 46 million USD. He also added that these projects have had 80% progress to date.

Stating that expansion of the port’s hinterland is on the agenda, Mr. Stiri said that in addition to the current projects, a 2500 ha area has been allocated for creation of a cargo logistic zone. In this respect, he went on to say that industrial centers will be built in this logistic zone and explained that the raw materials of ships will be processed into finished products by value added activities.

Among advantages of creation of this zone, Mr. Stiri listed: reduced finished costs of the products, development of cargo re-export, increased transit and transshipment and bunkering activities, creation of the logistic and container terminal and grail silos.

Mr. Stiri said that logistic zone can be first step for turning Bandar Abbas into a hub port in the region. He added that this move will push the port’s normal capacity from current 100 million tons up to 200 million ton per annum.

In this respect, Deputy Managing Director for the maritime affair said that the port calls to Bandar Abbas has increased this year. Mr. Pesaran said that the reason behind this rise is development of the port’s hinterland adding that a number of 1280 ships have entered into the port demonstrating a 5% growth compared to the same period last year. On the type of the entering ship to the port, he said that they included container, tankers, general cargo and bulk carriers.

Press Release, August 15, 2013

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today


<< Feb 2020 >>
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews ( holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee:

read more >


Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...


Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...


Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....