The construction operations of four maritime and port projects started in Chabahar, southeastern Iran, on Thursday in the presence of First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami and a number of local officials.
According to the director-general of Ports and Maritime Department General in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, one of the projects includes construction operation of sub-centers of research and rescue in provincial coasts (MRCC) in Pasabandar, the southernmost town of Iran, Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported.
Behrouz Aqaei said that the project will be launched in line with promoting safety of maritime as well as accelerating activities of maritime rescue teams within the framework of International Convention of SAR (Maritime Search and Rescue).
The project will be constructed on a 500-square meter area and will generate employment for 75 job-seeking people.
Aqaei referred to other three projects as conclusion of the radio coverage project of coasts of Sistan and Baluchestan province in A1 maritime zone, fire extinguishing project and drip irrigation of green space of Shahid Kalantari and Shahid Beheshti ports, as well as the investment project for construction of storage tanks for petroleum products on Build-Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis.