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Closure of Qeshm passenger wharf due to unfavorable weather conditions

Closure of Qeshm passenger wharf due to unfavorable weather conditions

The head of Qeshm Ports and Maritime Administration announced the closure of Shahid Zakeri Qeshm passenger wharf due to unfavorable weather conditions and rough seas until further notice.

Ali Ashtari, head of the Qeshm Ports and Maritime Administration, announced that the passenger wharf of Shahid Zakeri Qeshm will be closed until further notice due to unfavorable weather conditions and rough seas. “The southeast winds of 26 knots are causing the sea to swell,” he acknowledged.

Also, the height of the sea wave has reached 6 feet and the visibility has reached three kilometers.

Ashtari, while predicting that the wind will continue and the sea will be rough until Tuesday, emphasized:

The sea areas east and center of the Strait of Hormuz, including Bandar Abbas, North Qeshm, Dargahan, Hormoz and Lark are affected by this system.

Head of Ports and Qeshm Navigation, stating that the sea situation is constantly monitored, announced the reopening of Shahid Zakeri port if the weather conditions are met. He also stressed:

Landing craft traffic on the route from Laft ports to Pahl is still ongoing and passengers can travel this route.

It is noteworthy that Qeshm city includes the islands of Qeshm, Hengam and Lark with a population of about 150,000 people from the Strait of Hormuz along the coast of Hormozgan province with a length of 150 and an average width of 11 km between the waters of the Persian Gulf. The city has 19 passenger, commercial and tourism wharves, of which eight tourist wharves operate in the areas of Shib Daraz, Kendalo, Hengam, Laft, Gurzin, Soheili, Tabal and Goran in Qeshm.

Qeshm Island Which is the largest island of Iran, with an area of ​​1500 square kilometers from the Strait of Hormuz parallel to the southern coast of Iran with a length of 135 km and an average width of 11 km is Hormozgan and has a coastline of 300 km.

Cover photo from 55 Online Website

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