Uzbekistan interested in participating in and investing in Chabahar port development projects and logistics terminal
In a bilateral meeting between the two countries of Iran and Uzbekistan, which was held virtually\, Shahram Adamnejad; The Deputy of Transport of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development of Iran stated that Chabahar port is a safe and convenient port for the transit of goods, and neighboring countries and the region can benefit from investing in this port and its hinterland.
Referring to the restrictions imposed by Turkmenistan on the entry or transit of goods through this country, he informed of Iran's effective measures in the field of transportation of goods and trucks by Ro-Ro vessels from Iran's northern ports in the Caspian Sea, stating that This project can help us in the situation.
The Deputy Minister of Transport of Uzbekistan also praised the facilities and equipment of Chabahar Port and said: "Considering the operational capabilities, equipment and geostrategic position of Chabahar Port, a joint working group is proposed with the representatives of the Ports and maritime Organization of Iran and the Transport Development Committee of Uzbakistan to prepare a roadmap for a detailed review of operational plans for Uzbekistan's presence in the port of Shahid Beheshti in Chabahar.”
Indicating that none of the ports in Iran subject to sanctions, Khosrow Saraee; The Director General of Transit, Logistics and International Agreements of the Ports and Maritime Organization stated that Chabahar port is located in a strategic area outside the Strait of Hormuz with access to deep open waters.
“During the last 22 months, 72 container ships, 20 General Cargo ships, 3 livestock ships and one cargo ship have berthed in Chabahar port, which indicates the prosperity of Chabahar port and the increase in the volume of operations.” Saraee added.
Source: Ports & Maritime Organization