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The maritime fleet of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL Group) comprises 115 ocean-going vessels with the total capacity of 3.3 million DWT. The ownership structure of the fleet comprises 87 ocean-going vessels in IRISL and 28 different types of ships under the flag of subsidiaries, including Khazar Shipping, Valfajr as well as Iran-India Shipping Companies. They are manned by 6,000 Iranian personnel including shore staff, masters, deck and engine officers as well as ratings, who work under the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, international waters and various ports of the world. In numerical analysis and functional analysis, the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) refers to wavelet transforms for which the wavelets are discretely sampled. ... The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed body of water on Earth by area, variously classed as the worlds largest lake or a full-fledged sea. ... Map of the Persian Gulf. ...

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History

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), then named Aria Shipping, started its activity in 1967 by two small size vessels with capacity of 1000 and 1550 tones in Persian Gulf area and 4 ocean going vessels, namely, Aria Sep, Aria Far, Aria Naz and Aria Gaam with the total capacity of 61,252 tones that had been put into service between the Persian gulf-Europe, Asia and America. By the end of 1978 the number of Aria shipping vessels was 42 with the total capacity of 525,000 DWT which proved the increasing of the sea transportation volume by Aria shipping lines and its effective role in Iran economy. Vessels are a post-rock band from Leeds, UK. Vessels were born from the ashes of A Day Left in September 2005. ...


After the victory of Islamic Revolution and change of economical and political policy on January 5, 1979, the authority renamed the Aria Shipping to Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and affiliated the company to the ministry of commerce.


Fleet as of 2006

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IRISL Fleet
Type of Vessel No. of Vessels Capacity DWT Capacity TEU
Bulk Carrier 46 2,299,749 -
Container Carrier 11 409,194 30,848
General Cargo Carrier 15 272,192 5,233
Multi Purpose Carrier 15 349,086 8,127
Tanker 3 119,676 -
Total 90 3,449,897 44,208

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Ports and shipping organization

Ports and shippind organization, as a governmental organization under the authority of Ministiry of Road and Transportation, is a legal maritime transportation source within the country, and is the representative of the Islamic republic in international maritime community. Policy making and supervision at ports within the country are the sole mission of the ports and shipping organization.


Development

Negotiations for building six 75,000 DWT Panamax bulk ships and 10 Handymax bulk carriers with the capacity of 53,000 DWT have been finalized with Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co. (ISOICO) and SADRA shipyards respectively and if the prices are finalized, total value of contracts signed with domestic shipyards will surpass $600 million. The two ships seen here seem almost to be touching the walls of the Miraflores Locks. ... Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co (ISOICO) is an Iranian ship yard, located on the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hurmoz lat/lon: 27°03 N , 57°58 E (37 km west Bandar Abbas City), active as shipbuilder and ship-repairer of different types of vessels and offshore structures. ...


To support domestic industries, manufacturing containers inside the country has been encouraged and the first such contract for producing 5,000 TEUs worth $10 million was signed in 2001 and, so far, 1,600 containers have been delivered. Moreover, various kinds of industrial lubricants have been produced by Pars Oil Company as well as Behran Oil and, at present, about 70% of the lubricant needed by the fleet is supplied domestically.


Marine transport is greatly dependent on auxiliary capacities and facilities including ports, roads, railroad and so on. Therefore, the port and shipping organization of Iran agreed to award management contracts for operations of container terminals in Bandar Khorramshahr and Bandar Imam Khomeini to a subsidiary of IRISL, that is, IRISL Port, in 2003 and 2004, respectively. In addition, according to an agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railway, a joint company was established to launch an express container line from southern Iranian ports to major destinations inside the country, as well as to CIS countries. These measures were in line with the long-term policy of the government to develop the transit sector and activate North-South Transit Corridor. All port terminals are currently run by private companies.  Member state  Associate member Headquarters Minsk, Belarus Working language Russian Type Commonwealth Membership 11 member states 1 associate member Leaders  -  Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev Establishment December 21, 1991 Website http://cis. ...


In October 2006, a new company has been established in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas to repair various types of ocean liners. According to ISNA, the Bandar Abbas Pars Ship Repairing Company has been formed jointly by IRISL and the Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Company of Iran. The plant has the capacity to carry out maintenance works on large vessels with 500,000-ton capacity. ISNA can refer to: Iranian Students News Agency Intersex Society of North America This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co (ISOICO) is an Iranian ship yard, located on the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hurmoz lat/lon: 27°03 N , 57°58 E (37 km west Bandar Abbas City), active as shipbuilder and ship-repairer of different types of vessels and offshore structures. ...


As per IRISL's director, Iran needs to purchase or build 40 vessels until 2009. Vessels are a post-rock band from Leeds, UK. Vessels were born from the ashes of A Day Left in September 2005. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In addition, profitability of the company has been on the rise despite elimination of state subsidies as a result of adopting a cost management, planned maintenance strategy, so that, the company’s net loss which amounted to $15 million in 1999 has been turned around to more than $150 million profits during the 2003-2004 fiscal year. According to the article 44(C) of the Iranian Constitution, IRISL is ready for privatization. The December 1979 constitution, and its 1989 amendment, define the political, economic, and social order of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting prices and ceding shares to the general public and on the stock market. ...


See also

// Railways total: 6,130 km broad gauge: 94 km 1. ... As of 2005 // Kilo class (3) SSI (3) Damavand Battle [UK] 1 Babr&pallang Allen M. Sumner [USA] 2 no active Alvand (Saam) class (Vosper Mk5 type) light patrol frigates Displacement: 1,540 tons full load Dimensions: 94. ...

External links

  • Official Website
  • Iran Ports and Shipping Orgnization
  • Iran Ports invest
  • Iran ports invest

 
 

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