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Wan Hai Lines

Wan Hai Lines

Industry: 
Shipping
Country: 
Taiwan
Contact Information: 

pitak@ wanhai.com.tw

Sources: 

“The Taiwanese shipping line Wan Hai berthed at Iran's Shahid Rajaee Port as EU sanctions against the country's shipping industry have been eased, the Fars news agency reported on July 22. Wan Hai container with 6,000 TEU capacity berthed at Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern province of Hormozgan neighboring the Persian Gulf on July 22. Before the easing of sanctions, ships had to unload cargoes at ports in Turkey, the UAE, Georgia, and Oman, and then the cargoes were transported to Iran. Direct shipment through Shahid Rajaee Port will decrease costs $40,000-100,000 per ton of cargo. Other ships from India, China, and South Korea are also scheduled to berth at Shahid Rajaee Port in the future, the IRNA news agency quoted Ali Jahandideh, the deputy director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran as saying on July 21.” (Trend, "Taiwanese shipping line berths at Iran's Shahid Rajee Port as sanctions eased," 7/22/14)

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“China's Wan Hai shipping company announced its readiness to restart its activities in Iran's Shahid Rajaee port. A high-ranking delegation from the company has travelled to the port to discuss possible ways of cooperation with Iranian officials, Iran's IRIB News Agency reported on May 24. The company is reportedly ready to operate ships with capacity to carry 6,000 containers…Deputy director of Hormozagan province's Ports and Maritime Organization, Mojtaba Khoshniat, said that the port is becoming a key port in the region.” (Trend, “Chinese shipping firm ready to resume activities at Iran’s Shahid Rajaee port,” 5/24/14)

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"A source at Hong Kong's Wah Hai Lines said it would no longer send its vessels to Iran." (Reuters, "Iran faces fresh trade heat as more shipping firms exit," 5/7/2013)

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Operates as a liner in Iranian ports.  (Ports and Maritime Organization: Shipping Lines which operating in Iranian Ports)

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Listed by the Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization as doing business with the Iranian Bar va bahre Iran.  (Ports & Maritime Organization: Companies Affairs Department: Liners)