According to the YJC, Mohammad Mehdi Berenji, referring to the activities of production units in the field of construction of various vessels, boats, ships and marine equipment on Qeshm Island, said:Karaneh Bonyan-e-Qeshm Company is one of these active companies that has succeeded in construction and launching 8 cargo ships worth more than 96 billion Rials.
He continued: These ships are made of wood and fiberglass in different dimensions, which were given to this company by the order of investors of private sector, and were launched after the design and construction process.
According to Director of Industry, Mining and Production Facilitation of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, this island, with its production units and active factories in the field of production of wooden, fiberglass, metal and aluminum vessels, is the center of production of sea vessels in Iran, which are produced under the supervision of experienced and specialized experts of the Ports Organization and in accordance with international standards.
Berenji stated: The activities of shipbuilding and marine equipment industries in Qeshm Island, with the support of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, are in a favorable condition.
He stated: Since the beginning of this year, construction of 442 ships has been ordered to 18 active shipbuildings in Qeshm Island, which 287 of them are cargo vessels, 109 are fishing vessels, 13 are recreational and passenger vessels, and the rest of them are related to other sectors related to marine equipment.
Director of Industry, Mining and Production Facilitation of Qeshm Free Zone Organization continued: out of this number, 213 vessels of 10 to 200 tons, 93 vessels of 200 to 500 tons, 20 vessels of 500 to 1000 tons, as well as other sizes are being built in floating units and marine equipment manufacturers.
In the end, he said:Qeshm Island is now an important exporter of naval vessels in the Persian Gulf region.
It is worth mentioning that Karaneh Bonyan-e-Qasm Company is one of the production units of Qeshm Free Zone, which started its activity in Kaveh Industrial town by invested 212 billion and 795 million Rials since 2017, after receiving a license from the industry, mining and production facilitation management of this organization.
This production unit has already created permanent employment for more than 40 local workers of the island. Also, 200 people indirectly and seasonally are working in this unit.
25% of the labor force in this production complex are skilled labor forces and have education and qualifications related to their activity.
Karaneh Bonyan-e-Qeshm Company has the capacity to build and launch more than 50 types of cargo and fishing ves
sels each year, and by manufacturing and exporting its products, it plays an important role in creating economic prosperity and introducing the island.