China's Shanghai International Port Group late last week inked a deal with Israeli port authorities, obtaining the right to run the new Haifa port in northern Israel for 25 years.
29 May 2015
Dockworkers in Israel have ended a two-day strike protesting the creation of new foreign-run port terminals.
28 May 2015
Two of Israel’s largest seaports remained closed Thursday after dockworkers defied a court order, leaving their posts in opposition to new government contracts with private port operators.
28 Oct 2014
For the second time this month, dockworkers in Haifa walked off the job to protest port privatization being pushed by the national government, leaving the largest Israeli port at a standstill.
20 Jun 2014
Pan Mediterranean, an affiliate of the Chinese government’s China Harbour Engineering Company, has won a preliminary tender to build a new port on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, according to the Israeli business daily Globes.