Container shipowners rapidly resume services to Iran

According to Alphaliner, the major container shipowners do not seem to be waiting for the forthcoming and definitive lifting of the sanctions against Iran. Second-largest container carrier MSC has already been to meetings in Tehran.

The expected lifting of the economic sanctions against Iran have quickly made the major container carriers react, and one after another the companies have already resumed services to and from the country, writes Alphaliner in its latest newsletter.

According to the analyst agency, Diego Aponte (photo), CEO of the world's second-largest container carrier MSC, and a close partner of Maersk Line, paid a visit to Tehran last month.

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