Oil products loading/unloading at Iranian ports down
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 3
By Gazenfer Hamidov – Trend:
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has loaded and unloaded more than 2.465 million tons of oil products at its ports across the country over the last month of last Iranian fiscal year (Feb. 20-March 20).
The figure stood at 3.874 million tons over the preceding calendar month (Jan. 20-Feb. 20).
The oil product loading/unloading in Iranian ports has decreased by 31.8 percent in the last Iranian calendar month, year-on-year, according to the latest data available on the PMO website.
According to the report, 10 ports out of POM’s 20 ports, including Astara, Imam Khomeini, Amirabad, Anzali, Bushehr, Chabahar, Shahid Bahonar, Shahid Rajaee, Qeshm and Lengeh were involved in oil product loading/unloading during the period.
The data indicates that 1.007 million tons of oil products were unloaded at Iranian ports, 45.4 percent less year-on-year.
Meanwhile, 1.458 million tons of oil products were loaded in the ports, which was 17.7 percent less compared to the one-month period of the preceding year.
In general, over 46.7 million tons of oil products were loaded and unloaded at Iranian ports during the last fiscal year (ended March 20), indicating a 1.3-percent increase year-on-year.
Iranian ports saw loading and unloading of a total of 12.698 million tons of various goods and commodities, including food and metal products between Feb. 20 to March 20, 0.3 percent less year-on-year.
In total, over 153 million tons of various goods have been loaded/unloaded at Iranian ports during the last fiscal year.
The volume is 5.5 percent more than the loaded/unloaded products in the preceding year.