Bushehr (IP) - Iran has launched a direct container shipping line from the country’s southwestern Bushehr Port to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s Port of Jebel Ali.

Iran PressIran news: According to Mohammad Shakibi-Nasab,  director-general of Bushehr Province’s Ports and Maritime Department launching the shipping line is going to boost the economic exchanges between the two countries.

He further noted that with the new line going operational the cost of transporting export cargoes has also been reduced for the two sides’ traders.

Earlier this week, the head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) met with the UAE’s ambassador to Tehran, during which the two sides stressed the acceleration of mutual port, maritime, and transit cooperation.

In the meeting, UAE Ambassador Saif Mohamed Obaid Jasem Al Zaabi underlined the capacities of UAE companies for port and maritime investment in neighboring countries, especially Iran, and announced a field visit by his country’s experts to Iranian ports in the near future.


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