Iranian Ministry of Roads, Urban Development reveals data on activities of ports

Transport 19 January 2022 18:12 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 19

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

In general, 109 million tons of cargo were loaded and unloaded in Iranian ports, during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through March 21, 2021), as was reflected in the report of Iranian Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, Trend reports.

According to the report, this is an increase of 17 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year.

Meanwhile, in the same period last Iranian year, the loading and unloading operations in the country’s ports stood at 93 million tons.

First 9 months of the current Iranian year (Mar. 21 through Dec. 21, 2021)

First 9 months of last Iranian year (Mar. 20 through Dec. 20, 2020)

Percentage change

Loading/unloading operations

109 million tons

93 million tons


Container operations

1.49 million TEU

1.37 million TEU


Passenger transportation through ports

7.1 million people

5.2 million people


Loading/unloading capacity of ports

266 million tons

257 million tons


Passenger transportation capacity of ports

24.8 million people

24.7 million people



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