Iran, Poland to establish joint shipping line

Iran, Poland to establish joint shipping line

Iran and Poland held negotiations in Tehran over launching a joint shipping line for transport of crude oil, petrochemical products as well as liquefied gas. A fresh round of talks was conducted in Tehran between …
Nov 21, 2016 /  Vessels
FESCO launches intermodal transportation of imports from Iran as a direct Trans-Caspian service

FESCO launches intermodal transportation of imports from Iran as a direct Trans-Caspian service

FESCO Transportation Group and the Maritime Port of Olya jointly launched Trans-Caspian transportation of imports from Iran, FESCO says in a press release. Cargoes are transported within FESCO Russia Iran …
Nov 15, 2016 /  Vessels
Iranian oil tanker sinks, all 12 on board rescued

Iranian oil tanker sinks, all 12 on board rescued

Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) has released details on the sinking of the Iran-owned ‘Masrour’ oil tanker on Wednesday last week in the Persian Gulf. According to Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC), …
Nov 7, 2016 /  Accidents
Germans to expand Iran’s Shahid Rajaee Port

Germans to expand Iran’s Shahid Rajaee Port

Iran’s Deputy roads minister has reported on the signing of a contract with a German firm for development of Shahid Rajaee Port with a 104-million-euro investment. "A tender had been invited for a project to …
Nov 4, 2016 /  Curious
Official: 17 International Companies Resume Iran Shipping Operations

Official: 17 International Companies Resume Iran Shipping Operations

Head of container affairs of Iran's Shahid Rajaee Port in Hormozgan Province announced on Saturday that 17 international container shipping companies have resumed their activities in the port adding that Maersk Line of …
Oct 31, 2016 /  Curious
Maersk Line returns to Iran

Maersk Line returns to Iran

Maersk Line announced earlier today that the Company reinstated its services in Iran. This means that Maersk Line customers can once again utilise Company’s global network, large fleet of vessels and …
Oct 20, 2016 /  Vessels
Iranian Navy foils pirate attacks on vessels in Gulf of Aden

Iranian Navy foils pirate attacks on vessels in Gulf of Aden

Iranian naval forces have successfully thwarted major pirate attacks on two merchant vessels in the Gulf of Aden. The 44th flotilla of the Iranian Navy, consisting of Alvand destroyer and the Bushehr logistic vessel, …
Oct 19, 2016 /  Piracy
Iran rents out 12 oil tankers to foreign firms

Iran rents out 12 oil tankers to foreign firms

Director of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Ali Akbar Safaei said Iran has so far leased 12 oil tankers to foreign companies. Safaei noted that the quantity of Iranian oil tankers has ramped up since beginning of …
Sep 19, 2016 /  Curious
Iran eyes Nicaragua rival to Panama Canal

Iran eyes Nicaragua rival to Panama Canal

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is interested in a massive project to build a canal across Nicaragua which will link the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Zarif visited Nicaragua last Tuesday along with …
Aug 29, 2016 /  Curious
U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) Harassed by Iranian Patrol Boats (Video)

U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) Harassed by Iranian Patrol Boats (Video)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) was followed and harassed by four Iranian patrol boats on Tuesday in the Persian Gulf, defense officials said. The destroyer was in the vicinity of the Strait of …
Aug 25, 2016 /  Naval