International Transportation Corridor North-South is the most important direction of cargo transportation transport between Iran and Russia. This corridor has been founded as an alternative direction of freight turnover between India and Persian Gulf countries and Russia, Western Europe, Baltic Sea and Scandinavian countries.
NORTH-SOUTH ITC ROUTE
India Iran Azerbaijan Russia Baltic Sea.
The advantage of NORTH-SOUTH ITC over the route Persian Gulf – Suez Canal – Mediterranean Sea is the reduction of the distance from 16000 km to 7200 km, and thereby the optimization of the transportation time from 45-60 days to 20 days.