Middle East

Iran readies new set of ship offerings

Dubai: Iran is gearing up to build a wider variety of ships. Iranian Deputy Road and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Saeednejad announced the country's plans to unveil several search and rescue, passenger and cargo vessels soon.

"We are trying to unveil a number of vessels," Saeednejad told local media on Saturday. While focusing more on military vessels, the minister did add that new commercial designs would also be looked at.

A big maritime exhibition kicks off in Iran on December 2 running for four days.  [30/11/14]

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