Iran

10 Jan 2017
Maersk Line has expanded its footprint in Iran by adding a second port of call.
Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines has big aspirations now that it is largely free to join the international shipping market.
12 Dec 2016
The Iranian container line is ramping up to meet growing international container trade.
10 Nov 2016
Container traffic through Iran’s major ports is soaring, as concerns rise on whether President-elect Donald Trump will follow through with a campaign promise to scrap a nuclear deal with the country and reimpose sanctions.
20 Oct 2016
Maersk Line has resumed calls to Iran after a five-year hiatus.
08 Sep 2016
Iran’s ports are clearly benefitting from the relaxation of international sanctions on a tonnage basis year-over-year, though those gains have yet to materialize for the container trade.
14 Jun 2016
Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines launched a new direct regular container service to South Korea.
23 May 2016
India and Iran on Monday entered into a formal investment agreement for Chabahar port, the first such agreement involving an Iranian port and international backers since the lifting of sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear program.
18 May 2016
India’s role in the development of the free trade port of Chabahar in southeastern Iran will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a two-day visit to the country next week.
11 May 2016
The Japanese government is planning to invest in a port in southeastern Iran centered on the city of Chabahar.
09 May 2016
Negotiations between India and Iran are rapidly progressing on the long-awaited plan to upgrade and operate marine facilities at the Chabahar port, a free trade zone on the Gulf of Oman.
06 Apr 2016
Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines is negotiating with Hyundai Heavy Industries to purchase up to three mega-ships with capacities of 14,500 twenty-foot-equivalent units.