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Ports Providing Financial Incentives for Green Vessels

Ports Providing Financial Incentives for Green Vessels

Ports are increasingly taking steps to support the decarbonization of shipping.
Ports are increasingly taking steps to support the decarbonization of shipping. In addition to the initiatives looking at the formation of green shipping corridors, individual ports are introducing green incentives providing incentives for ships that meet emission standards or employ alternative green fuels to reduce ...

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PMO’s Statement on the seizure of two Greek ships

PMO’s Statement on the seizure of two Greek ships

The Ports and Maritime Organization, as the maritime authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran, stated maritime violations as the reason for the seizure of two Greek tankers in the Persian Gulf
Two Greek ships have been detained due to maritime violations, and the issue is being investigated based on evidence and documents. Upon thorough investigation, the necessary legal action will be taken. ...

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Shahid Bahonar – Sharjah passenger line resumes service

Shahid Bahonar – Sharjah passenger line resumes service

Director of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Shahid Bahonar and East of Hormozgan reported a 118% increase in passenger traffic since the beginning of this year 9Iranian Calendar) compared to the same period last year.  Reporting on the passenger traffic statistics in between April to mid-May of this year, Hamid Reza Mohammad Hosseini Takhti stated thatThe highest passenger traffic was recorded ...

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Tehran-Havana stress strengthening ports, maritime cooperation

Tehran-Havana stress strengthening ports, maritime cooperation

Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Cuba emphasized the need for enhancing cooperation in the fields of ports and maritime. The protocol on ports cooperation between the two countries of Iran and Cuba was signed by CEO of Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba in Tehran on Tuesday in the course of Iran-Cuba Joint Economic Cooperation ...

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IMO sets International Day for Women in Maritime

IMO sets International Day for Women in Maritime

International Day for Women in Maritime will be observed on 18 May every year.
The IMO Assembly has adopted a resolution proclaiming an International Day for Women in Maritime, to be observed on 18 May every year.
The observance will celebrate women in the industry and is intended to promote the recruitment, retention and sustained employment of women in the maritime sector, raise the ...

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Over 1.7m TEUs of goods loaded, unloaded in Shahid Rajaee port in a year

Over 1.7m TEUs of goods loaded, unloaded in Shahid Rajaee port in a year

As announced by a provincial official, 1.708 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of goods were loaded and unloaded in Shahid Rajaee port, Iran’s largest and most-equipped container port, during the previous Iranian calendar year 1400
Alireza Mohammadi Karajiran, the director-general of Ports and Maritime Department of southern Hormozgan province where the port lies, said that increasing ...

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Agreement on the facilitation of SAR operations under the Caspian littoral states liabilities

Agreement on the facilitation of SAR operations under the Caspian littoral states liabilities

The 11th meeting to review the draft of search and rescue agreement in the Caspian Sea was held with the participation of 5 countries in which the facilitation of marine search and rescue operations under the liability of each coastal state was agreed upon.
The 11th meeting to review the draft of SAR agreement in the Caspian Sea was held on April 12 virtually. delegations from all five Caspian ...

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Khorramshahr port ready to facilitate marine transportation for Qatar World Cup fans

Khorramshahr port ready to facilitate marine transportation for Qatar World Cup fans

The Director General of Khorramshahr Port and Maritime: The Persian Gulf Maritime Passenger Terminal in Khorramshahr Port has the capacities to facilitate the safe commuting of Qatar World Cup football fans.
Regarding Khorramshahr port’s role in transportation of football fans, Noorullah Asadi stated that in order to provide better services to tourists and football fans, 160 billion Rls. ...

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Shanghai Ordered into Lockdown Causing Shipping Concerns Worldwide

Shanghai Ordered into Lockdown Causing Shipping Concerns Worldwide

Shippers and the major carriers were left scrambling to understand the full impact of China’s decision to expand limited COVID-19 restrictions into a citywide lockdown on the 26 million residents of Shanghai, which is also home to the world’s busiest container port. After limited district restrictions, China announced starting today it would be locking down the entire eastern side of the ...

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