(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The first container ship departing from China docked at Iran’s
key port of Chabahar on Saturday, marking the establishment of the
first direct shipping line between China and Iran’s southeastern
seaport, trend reports citing irna .
The announcement was made by Amir Moghaddam, the managing
director of the Chabahar Free Zone Organization.
He said that Chinese ships previously unloaded in Bandar Abbas,
the capital city of the southern province of Hormuzgan, with their
cargos then being transferred to Chabahar in Sistan-Baluchistan
Province via smaller ships.
With the establishment of the direct shipping line between China
and Chabahar, cargos are delivered ten days earlier, while cost of
loading and unloading is reduced by 400 dollars per container, the
In addition, the establishment of that shipping line plays a
great role in the development of transit via Chabahar Port, he
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