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.