The Lengeh Port Authorities have announced a plan to increase the capacity of this port from current 1.5 million to 4.5 million tons per year.
In order to achieve this, the dredging operations are on the agenda.
Mr. Esmail Makizadeh, the Lengeh Port manager, said that with the completion of dredging program, the accommodation of the 5000-ton vessels will be possible in Lengeh.
He added that the number of applications for operation of the shipping lines and investment in the port have considerably increased.
Source: pmo.ir, January 30, 2014