Iran: PMO Introduces Chabahar Port Development Plan

Port and Maritime Organization (PMO) has the Chabahar Port development plan in its agenda.

The first phase of this development plan is scheduled to be put into operation in winter, Mr. Alireza Kebriaee, the Deputy Managing Director for Ports Development and Equipment said. Mr. Kebriaee also said that the first was originally was due to get operation in summer.

He added that as the dredging operation in this port has initiated as of two weeks ago, it is expected that the first phase would be put into operation fully in early February 2014.

The first phase will start its operation with 660 m long container quay while a 550 m long multipurpose is simultaneously under construction,” Kebriaee noted. He also added that Chabahr’s development plan has been formulated for 5 phases and, if fully completed, the total capacity of the port will rise to 20 million tons per year.

Chabahar is one of the Iranian ports located in the south-east of the country bordering the Caspian Sea. It borders Oman Sea with ideal position for transit of cargo go land-locked countries of Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

Press Release, October 14, 2013

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) 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: snitko@portnews.ru

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