Iran’s navy escorts over 3k trade cargos in 8 years

TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the Commander of Iran’s Navy, said on Thursday that Iranian warships have escorted 3200 vessels since 8 years ago.

“Iran’s navy have so far escorted 3200 trade cargoes in the last 8 years, which proves the might of Iranian forces,” said Iran's Navy commander Habibollah Sayyari on Thursday morning at the second national conference on sea technologies at Imam Khomeini University of Maritime Sciences in Iranian northern city of Nowshahr.

The commander highlighted the geopolitical location of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the middle of the energy zone of the world and underlined that sea transit is the biggest portion of Iran’s transit and so makes sea important for Iran.  

“More attention should be paid to sea,” articulated Sayyari, notong trade and military capacity of sea, adding “Iran's Navy is the pioneer of Iran’s maritime might and progress is achieved under security.”

He called for all-out expansion of Iran’s presence in the waters of the world with the help from tech-firms, industries, and universities.

The secretariat of the second national conference on sea technologies received more than 500 papers and 255 papers out of all submissions were accepted.


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