Iran announced its goal on achieving digitalization growth at its ports, following other countries that make steps towards more intelligent ports. The Deputy Minister of PMO commented that 'Iran would also like to be on the same path'.
Specifically, Hadi Haghshenas highlighted that
"Internet of things is an important issue that can revolutionize the country's maritime industry."
He continued that the ports around the world have taken steps to maximize the use of the Internet in order to make ports intelligent, and the Ports and Maritime Organization is also prepared to use such capacity and move on the same path.
He continued that technology can be used in the provision of services, preventing smugglers, and also monitoring of the cargoes that are being departed from or arrive to the port.
Finally, the IoT will provide reassurance of save navigation of floats and vessels along the coast and ports; The vessels' safe navigation is a priority for PMO.