Iran is planing to launch its second indigenous ocean liner named Iran-Shahrekord by the end of March 2012.
The Deputy Minister of Industries and Chairman of the IDRO Board of Directors Majid Hedayat said that “Iran-Shahrekord”, the second Iranian ocean liner would be launched into water by the end of Iranian calendar year, noting that Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co (ISOICO) is trying to deliver the ocean liner by the end of the year in order to fulfill the promises made by Industry, Mine and Trade minister.
Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co (ISOICO) is an Iranian ship yard, located in the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz ,active as shipbuilder and ship-repairer of different types of vessels and offshore structures. ISOICO is a subsidiary of IDRO.
ISOCO is the biggest shipping company in Middle East which has delivered 30000-tone “Iran-Arak” ocean liner to the Islamic Republic of Iran and two other similar ocean liners dubbed “Iran-Shahrekord” and “Iran- Kashan” are under construction by the company.
World Maritime News Staff, January 9, 2012; Image: isna