Imam Khomeini Port
Contemporary with establishing of trans-country’s railway in 1928 two wooden jetties were constructed at the north – west of Persian Gulf at the end of mosses estuary (with geographical coordinates 30 degrees 25 minutes north latitude and 49 degrees 5 minutes east longitude) . Afterward it would be knowned as shahpour port. Then 3 years later it turned into the most important center of entering and exiting goods. In the year 1973 the residential place of native people transferred to sarbandar (the city of Imam Khomeini) so situation of this port paved the way to be a more development port.
After magnificent Islamic revolution of Iran, the port’s name changed into Imam Khomeini port and in 1982 with the ratification of board of ministers named to Imam Khomeini port officially and established a new beginning towards progress.
Imam Khomeini port stars moving towards flourishing & changing through those two wooden jetties , and today by accomplishing 35% total country’s sea trade . This port gives tiding of stable development through transportation industry.
Imam Khomeini port SEZ, in the middle of ninth decade of outset of its activity, now makes performance of role as one of the most important regional transportation hub.
In 2011 this port after alteration regulations system changed the role from an ordinary port to special economic zone and moreover, joining the adjacent lands with over 11000 hectares area has formed the largest special economic zone in the country.
The establishment date : 1927
The total area : 11000 hectares
The geographical location : Northwest of the Persian Gulf
The annual capacity : 54.5 million tons
The total warehouse area : 522,000 square meters
The total wharves area : 2.1 million square meters
The total container terminal capacity : 700,000 TEU
The average Depth of berths : 13.5 meters
The total berths : 40 berth posts , total length of 7 kilometers
The internal railway : 120 kilometers
The distance to Tehran (capital) : 850 kilometers
The distance to Ahvaz (center of province) : 100 kilometers
The distance to Arvand Free Zone Area (Cities of Abadan & Khorramshahr ) : 100 kilometers
The distance to City Center area : 10 kilometers
The distance to Ahvaz airport : 110 kilometers
The distance to Abadan airport : 100 kilometers
The distance to Mahshahr Airport : 18 kilometers