Established in 1885, PIANC continues to be the leading partner
for government and private sector in the design, development and maintenance of
ports, waterways and coastal areas. As a non-political and non-profit
organisation, PIANC brings together the best international experts on
technical, economic and environmental issues pertaining
to waterborne transport infrastructure.
PIANC’s mission is to provide expert guidance, recommendations
and technical advice, to keep the international waterborne transport community
connected, and to support Young Professionals and Countries in Transition.
Members include representatives of public authorities, corporations and
Representing the Iranian Government, Ports and Maritime
Organization of Iran has started its official work as the qualifying member of
PIANC since 2010.The membership has been accepted legally by the Islamic
Consultative Assembly of Iran.
PIANC-Iran is one of the most active and successful
National Sections in PIANC with focusing on promotions in the scientific and technical fields of waterborne transport infrastructures. PIANC-Iran
Secretariat is located in PMO.