Shipping from Iran to Syria

Shipping between Iran and Syria plays a crucial role in facilitating trade and commerce between these two neighboring nations in the Middle East. Iran, with its strategic location along the Persian Gulf, and Syria, situated on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, have historical ties that contribute to the growth of their bilateral trade relationships. This short introduction provides an overview of the key aspects involved in the shipping process, highlighting the significance of maritime routes, trade volume, and the challenges and opportunities that arise in this vital transport corridor. As we delve into the details, we will explore the various modes of transportation, regulatory considerations, and the potential for further development in this crucial maritime trade route connecting Iran and Syria.

Maritime Route:

  1. Departure from Bandar Abbas Port in Iran.
  2. Navigate through the Persian Gulf, passing through the Strait of Hormuz.
  3. Sail southward along the eastern coast of Oman, Yemen, and the Horn of Africa in the Arabian Sea.
  4. Enter the Red Sea through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait.
  5. Pass through the Suez Canal, a man-made waterway connecting the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.
  6. Continue westward in the Mediterranean Sea toward the coast of Syria.
  7. Arrive at the Port of Latakia (2) or Tartus (3), the largest and most important ports in Syria.

Land & Sea Route

  1. Departure from Isfahan or Tehran, Iran.
  2. Travel by land to the Bazargan border crossing between Iran and Turkey.
  3. Enter Turkey and continue the journey by road.
  4. Proceed to Mersin, a major port city on the southern coast of Turkey.
  5. From Mersin, travel to Tasucu port, which is nearby and serves as a departure point for sea transportation.
  6. Load the shipment onto a vessel at Tasucu port.
  7. Sail across the Mediterranean Sea to Tripoli, Lebanon.
  8. Arrive at Tripoli, a major port city in Lebanon.
  9. From Tripoli, continue the journey by land to Damascus, the capital city of Syria.