MD of Iran Shipping Lines resigns

MD of Iran Shipping Lines resigns

Mohammad Saeedi. PHOTO CREDIT: Iran News

The Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL Group), Mohammad Saeedi, has stepped down, according to an official source.

The official said on Sunday that the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Mohamamd Shariatmadari, accepted the resignation of the Managing Director of IRISL Group, Mohammad Saeedi, on Sunday, July 28.

The official added that Saeedi’s replacement will be named within 24 hours. 

Saeedi served as the managing director of the IRISL since August 2015. He succeeded Mohammad Hossein Dajmar, who held the position for ten years.

According to some reports, the maritime fleet of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines – which is Iran’s biggest shipping operator – comprises 115 ocean-going vessels, with the total capacity of 3.3 million tons deadweight (DWT).