Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
28 MAR 2023 4:58PM by PIB Delhi
Maritime Trade With Iran, Israel And Egypt

Various steps have been taken to promote maritime trade with Iran, Israel and Egypt. Various Major Ports have extended applicable discounts and concessions on VRC and CRC. Various events and webinars such as “Chabahar Day” on 31st July 2022, on 19th Jan 2023 and workshop on “Linking Chabahar with INSTC” etc in Financial Year 2022-23 was also organised to promote and enhance the trade with Iran.

This Ministry through “Sagarmala Development Corporation Limited” had invited EoI for Seaplane Service under Sagarmala Project on 01.01.2021. On the due date of bid submission i.e. 22.01.2021, in response to the EoI, 8 companies submitted their application.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.