Iranian ports handled 140m tons of goods last year

Financial Tribune – More than 139.65 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Iran’s 21 commercial ports during the last Iranian year (March 2019-20) to register a meager rise of 0.17% compared with the corresponding period of last year.

Latest figures published on the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran’s website show non-oil goods accounted for 95.48 million tons of the total throughput, showing a 0.08% year-on-year growth.

The remaining 44.16 million tons pertained to oil products, indicating a 0.7% increase YOY.

Container loading and unloading declined by 35.95% to stand at 1.38 million TEUs.