Israel is forecasting throughput growth of 40 percent at the Mediterranean container ports of Haifa and Ashdod over the coming five years.
30 Sep 2015
Israel is hoping that a $2 billion port expansion drive, involving construction of two major container terminals at the ports of Haifa and Ashdod, will help it stave off a trade capacity crunch.
02 Jun 2015
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.