Iranian line restarts

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has resumed its regular European Container Line (ECL) service between Northern Europe and ports in the Persian Gulf following its closure in mid-2010 on account of sanctions. The new service will be operated by 2,500teu vessels calling at Hamburg and Antwerp, Genoa, Istanbul, Port Said and Bandar Abbas. In addition, the SEVGI conventional liner service will also resumed between Northern Europe and the ... [+]

CMA CGM signs deal with Iran’s Irisl

CMA CGM signed a vessel-sharing agreement with Irisl (Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines) in late January. The deal, inked during a visit to Paris by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, marks the main Iranian container carrier's return to the international fold. Irisl was banned from many of the world's major ... [+]

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