Specifically, Behrooz Aghaee, Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan Province, reported that

  • Loading and unloading of containers operations has increased by 61% within the last 10 months in comparison to the same period in 2017;
  • Loading and unloading of petroleum products has been 80% higher than in the same period last year.

According to Iranian Ministry of Ports and Urban Development, the loading and unloading of non-oil goods set a 35% growth compared to the same period 2017 and exports and transshipments of non-oil products also show a 100% increase.

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Concluding, Aghaee stated that the loading and unloading of oil and non-oil products during the first 10 months of 2018 experienced a rise of 54% in comparison to the same period in 2017.