New Iranian Oil Export Hub Comes Onstream

Farasakou Port, a new hub for exporting Iranian oil products, was put into operation as part of the Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) on June 18.

According to the public relations office of Iran’s PSEEZ, the first export shipment of petroleum products to Persian Gulf littoral states was loaded on Saturday morning at Farasakou harbour in Assaluyeh.

Farasakou Port, in the south of Iran, has become operational in an area covering 50 hectares and with a loading capacity of 11m tons per year, and offers excellent services for storage, transit, export, regional fuel distribution and bunkering.

So far, two berths of the port have been constructed – one with a depth of 10m and length of 214m, while the other one marks Iran’s largest petroleum berth, being 15m deep and 324m long.

The structure will be the biggest private sector petroleum products port as soon as the second development phase is completed.

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