In an interview with MANA, Ali Akbar Ghonji referred to that his company handles 35- percent of volume of transportation in the Caspian sea and remarked: in the light of a two-year plan, we intend to raise this figure up to 50 percent.
For this purpose, we are seeking to diversify our activities, in a way that, in the near future, Khazar Sea Shipping would witness carrying material and petroleum shipments, he added.
Emphasizing the importance of renovation and restructuring of IRISL fleet, Ghonjin added: with the implementation of these plans, it is hoped that we would witness more ship traffics in the Caspian Sea which carrying Iran’s holy flag on the board.
Making a reference to the strategic plan of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line, Ghonji emphasized: IRISL as the owner of Khazar Sea Shipping Company has devised a five-year strategic plan, which based on Khazar Sea Shipping lines would still occupy the position of strongest fleet in the Caspian sea.
The Director of Khazar Sea Shipping Company announced that his company has commenced its activities in other maritime transportation sectors, including: multi-faceted transportation, South-North transportation and transportation in the Silk Road.
Establishing a joint venture between Khazar Sea Shipping company and Kazakhstan companies in Anzali port is another example of our activity , he continued.
Ghonji referred to the activity of the training center in Anzali port and stated: Khazar Sea Shipping Company has well managed to train human resources, in a way that this company is able to supply the necessary skilled and experienced human resources.
Pointing out to the regional cooperation with Russia, The Director of Khazar Sea Shipping Company proposed: we recognize Russia as our most paramount commercial partnership in the Caspian sea and aim to expand further cooperation with this country.