Khark

Khark

(khäk) or

Kharg

(khärg), island, c.4 mi (6 km) long and c.2 mi (3 km) wide, SW Iran, in the Persian Gulf. Site of one of the world's largest deepwater oil ports, it is linked to the mainland by a 25-mi (40-km) pipeline. The oil terminal was a target of frequent attacks during the Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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 in the 1980s, when it was partly destroyed.
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He also said that overhaul of the warship, Khark, is nearing completion, and the giant vessel will be dispatched to the North of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden to be prepared for longer missions.
In 1982, Iraq attacked the Iranian oil terminal and commercial shipping at Khark (Kharg) Island.
During his long experience in the energy sector, he was the deputy minister of petroleum and adviser to the minister, CEO, and chairman of NPC, Khark Petrochemical Co.
Tenders are invited for Supply of material and day to day civil maintenance for quarter ending December -2016 in connection with A/R & M/O to Type I,II & III staff quarters at Kali Bari Marg, Baba Khark Singh Marg, New Delhi.
From suf, khark and pakko, to rabari, jat and mutava, among a host of other fabric embellishment and applique techniques, the density of embroidery techniques within this region is unparalleled in any other part of the country.
Following the first deployment of Iranian warships - the helicopter carrier Khark and Sabalan guided missile destroyer - near America's Atlantic shores, the commander of the Revolutionary Guards fleet, Navy Cmdr Ali Fadayi, actually said: "The Americans can sense.
Iranian navy sent in the Sabalan destroyer and the Khark logistic helicopter carrier on a mission that will span over a three months period, the Washington Times reports.
Iran's state news agency (FARS) said that Iranian Navy's 27th fleet of warships comprising of Khark helicopter carrier and Sabalan destroyer stopped in Port Sudan after a one-month sailing of 2,600 miles "in order to send Tehran's message of peace and friendship to the regional states and strengthen ties with Khartoum".
Information on the geological and agrological structure of Kish Island was obtained by analyzing geological and stratigraphic reports related to Lavan, Khark, and Kish islands.
Seyyed Pirouz Mousavi denied the reports saying that currently oil sale to Iran's all foreign customers goes on regularly in Khark Terminal.
An equivalent amount of crude oil was swapped from Khark.
Among these islands, of course, Khark has the most important oil export terminal, which is capable to serve to supertankers.