Chabahar port is the only Iranian port on the Indian Ocean, where the government has major ongoing projects to create multi-dimensional transportation facilities.
With the development of Chabahar port, its annual capacity has reached 8.5 million tons per year. Hundreds of millions of dollars investment in connecting Chabahar to the gateway to Central Asia and Afghanistan and the establishment of Chabahar International Airport are among the plans that develop a complete logistics platform.
In addition, Chabahar Free Zone has been suggested as a transit and logistic gateway for Iran’s domestic market which, while reducing the cost and time of transportation it has also provided profitable economic opportunities in development of logistics facilities.
Chabahar Free Zone is a multi-purpose zone with educational, industrial, tourist and transportation sectors.
Chabahar Free Zone Organization has a plan for development of specialized industrial parks with participation of private sector in the fields of industry, logistics, education, healthcare, tourism, etc., which the establishment of logistics industrial park is followed in the framework of upstream programs and documents.
At present Chabahar Free Zone is considered as a transit gateway in Eastern Iran and based on national plans and also the interest shown by international parties, it is noteworthy as a center for providing logistics support, transportation and transit services.
Chabahar Free Zone with the aim of facilitating trade and minimizing transportation costs and focusing on services, has allocated 150 hectares of land to create a logistics industrial park. This industrial park will be assigned to the international investors and or Iran-foreign joint venture.
Considering the geographical location, this industrial park can be connected to Chabahar railway and will be established to have full support services. Centers such as public warehouses, cold storages, special warehouses for storing liquid and bulk goods, container warehouses, required laboratories, as well as personnel service facilities have been predicted.