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Haifa

Haifa is a northern Israeli port city built in tiers extending from the Mediterranean up the north slope of Mount Carmel. It is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep-water harbour, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. The harbour is managed by the Port of Haifa.

Admiral’s TMM service makes first call at APM Terminals Castellón and Israel

Admiral Container Lines has added APM Terminals Castellón and two Israeli ports to its TMM service, which now connects Turkey, Spain, Isreal, Egypt and...

Cargo ships queue to enter Israeli ports

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) April 1, 2022 – The number of cargo ships queuing to enter Israeli ports is growing as ports cannot handle the volume. The...

Yildirim will end its interest in bidding for a tender to manage a terminal in Haifa port, Israel

Haifa, Israel (Ports Europe) February 15, 2022 – Turkey’s Dünya newspaper has reported that the Turkish company Yildirim will end its interest in...

Zim’s ADX service to use Chinese-managed Haifa Bayport

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) December 22, 2021 – Following a successful trial, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has signed a contract with SIPG (Shanghai...

Israel Shipyards to proceed with Haifa port privatisation bid

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) December 9, 2021 – Following the withdrawal of DP World from a joint bid for the Haifa port privatisation with Israel...

DP World pulls out of Haifa port privatisation tender

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) December 3, 2021 – DP World of Dubai has withdrawn from the tender to operate the Israeli port of Haifa. This was reported by...

New Chinese-operated Haifa Bay Port starts operations

Haifa, Israel (Ports Europe) September 2, 2021 – China’s state-owned Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) won the tender in 2015 to operate the new...

Haifa’s new Bay Port trials ship handling

Haifa, Israel (Ports Europe) July 16, 2021 – The container ship MSC Marylena in currently docked in the new Bay Port as part of trials for the...

Eco Wave Power’s EWP-EDF One Conversion Unit Arrives on Site at The Port of Jaffa

Today, Eco Wave Power is pleased to announce that our wave energy conversion unit has arrived on site at the Port of Jaffa, Israel. With preparations...

ZIM reports financial results for the first quarter of 2021

HAIFA, Israel, May 19, 2021 – ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd, a global container liner shipping company, announced today its consolidated results...

DP World makes progress in Haifa port bid

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) January 29, 2021 – Officials in Israel have approved DP World as a bidder in the tender to operate facilities at Haifa port....

Israeli’s Haifa port increase TEU traffic in 2020 by 6%

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) January 27, 2021 – The northern Israeli city of Haifa, handled a total capacity of about 1.47 million TEU in 2020, an...

DP World forecasts increasing Israel-UAE trade

Dubai, UAE (PortSEurope) December 10, 2020 – Speaking at the inaugural UAE-Israel Future Digital Technology Summit, part of this week’s Gitex...

ZIM achieves record net profit in Q3 2020

Israeli shipper ZIM has reported Q3 2020 financial results – November 18, 2020 Net profit of $144.4 million in Q3 2020, an all-time record! compared to...

Analysis – Could DP World and Maersk prevent China from taking over all Haifa Bay ports?

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) November 2, 2020 – At the end of October, Israel Shipyards Industries together with Dubai-based DP World submitted a...

Israel Shipyards, DP World jointly bid in Haifa Port privatisation

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) October 30, 2020 – Dubai’s DP World and Israel Shipyards Industries have jointly submitted a bid to take over Haifa...

Turkish and UAE companies interested in Haifa port

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) October 25, 2020 – Reports from Bloomberg and local source suggest that Turkish and UAE companies may be interesting in...

Israel’s Haifa port receives first UAE cargo vessel

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) October 14, 2020 – Haifa port as welcomed the first cargo vessel from the UAE to visit the port. The MSC Paris ship docked...

ZIM Introduces the New Levant – Black Sea Express (LBX) Service

A Significant Upgrade of its East Med & Black Sea Network – October 1, 2020 ZIM is very pleased to announce a significant upgrade of its  East...

DP World and Dubai Customs to assess opportunities to develop trade links between UAE and Israel

Haifa, Israel (PortSEurope) September 16, 2020 – DP World has issued a news release regarding the newly-signed cooperation agreement with Israel’s...

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