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Israel receives its most advanced warship as Iran tensions rise

Warship. Oil rig

REUTERS, DECEMBER 2, 2020 JERUSALEM – Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed “Shield” as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs as tensions with Tehran soar over the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. The Saar-6 corvette that docked in Haifa port, and three of the same model to follow next year, …

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Historic: Dubai’s DP World to partner with Israeli firm in bid for Haifa Port

A container is unloaded from a cargo ship at the port of the northern city of Haifa

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 JERUSALEM/DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai’s DP World is partnering with an Israeli group to bid for one of Israel’s two main ports and to examine opening a direct shipping line between the two Middle East states, it said on Wednesday. The announcement came a day after Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed an historic agreement to …

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Israel Pushes to Sell Its Biggest Port as China Builds Rival

Container cranes Port of Haifa

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 4, 2020 By Ivan Levingston for Bloomberg – After years of delays, Israel is finally privatizing its largest seaport — just before it gets a serious rival next door. Since the northern Port of Haifa was inaugurated in 1933, preceding even the state’s foundation, it has served as the primary naval gateway for everything from waves of Jewish immigrants to …

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