To enhance trade at Chabahar port in Iran, Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Deendayal
To enhance trade at Chabahar port in Iran, Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Deendayal Port are offering discounts on the vessel and cargo charges, as per the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.
Located in Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich Iran’s southern coast, the port is being developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan to boost trade ties.
Chabahar Port lies outside the Persian Gulf and is easily accessed from India’s western coast, bypassing Pakistan.
“To promote Shahid Beheshti Port of Chabahar, Iran Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Deendayal Port are providing discounts on Vessel related charges and Cargo related charges for the vessels going and arriving from Shahid Beheshti,” according to the ministry.
For the past six months, a 50 per cent discount on terminal handling charges for transit containers has also been granted.
“The flow of bulk cargo is steady. Transit cargo from Afghanistan is now picking up. The Shipping line has assured us of weekly container service as volumes are on…