Iran

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.
26 Mar 2016
News that the International Atomic Energy Agency had verified Iran’s compliance with requirements to curtail its nuclear program raised the hopes of project shippers eager to help restore Iranian infrastructure and energy production. But most companies will have to wait a while — and the wait may be longest for U.S. companies, which are likely to be stuck in line behind their European Union counterparts.
04 Mar 2016
Two more rail services carrying cargo overland from Chinese cities to Iran and Russia were launched in February.
25 Feb 2016
The government of India on Wednesday approved a proposal by the Ministry of Shipping to secure up to $150 million in credit from the Export-Import Bank of India for the modernization and operation of cargo facilities at the port of Chabahar in Iran.
28 Jan 2016
CMA CGM and Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines plan to share vessel capacity, and jointly operate routes and marine container terminals, the latest sign of how global container lines are aiming to tap Iran’s potential due to the lifting of economic sanctions.
05 Jan 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has resumed calls to Iran after suspending services in 2012 in response to trade sanctions imposed on Tehran for its nuclear program.