Thursday, September 2, 2021
Port of Haifa, Israel
Ports

Israel Opens New Chinese-Operated Port

by Ari Rabinovitch (Reuters) – Israel has opened a new shipping port along its Mediterranean coast that will bring much-needed competition to a sector plagued by delays and boost the country’s standing...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 3364

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Israeli Defense Force US Navy Exercise
Navy

US Strengthens Ties With Israeli Navy

US Navy and Israeli Navy have strengthened ties by conducting combined maritime security patrols in the Red Sea. Four Israeli and U.S. Navy ships sailed together in the Gulf of...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 996

Monday, August 9, 2021
Shipping

Bidders Line Up for Israel’s Haifa Port with Final Sale in Sight

By Jonathan Saul and Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Four investment groups are looking to acquire the Israeli port of Haifa estimated to be valued as high as...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 1687

Friday, August 6, 2021
Israeli Rear Admiral Ido Ben-Moshe
Maritime Security Incidents

Israel Prepared To Attack Iran To Protect Shipping

By Alisa Odenheimer (Bloomberg) Israel is prepared to attack Iran, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said, as his country lobbied for a response to a fatal drone attack on the Israeli-operated...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 3148

Friday, July 23, 2021
tanker in suez canal
News

Top Secret Israeli Oil Pipeline To Bypass Suez Canal

By Amy Teibel (Bloomberg) Israel’s new government will reexamine a deal to ship oil from the United Arab Emirates via a top-secret Israeli pipeline bypassing the Suez Canal, the energy minister...

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 5171

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
RCL Quantum of the Seas cruise ship moored in Singapore
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Cancels All Israel Cruises

by Dan Williams (Reuters) – Cruise operator Royal Caribbean is canceling a new line that had been scheduled to run from Israel to Greece and Cyprus from next month, citing regional...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2552

Monday, March 15, 2021
Shahr e Kord containership
Shipping

Iran Says Israel Likely Behind Containership Attack

DUBAI, March 13 (Reuters) – Israel is highly likely to have been behind an attack in the Mediterranean this week that damaged an Iranian container ship, an Iranian investigator said...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 2834

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Israel, Cyprus Agree to Framework for Settling Offshore Gas Dispute

NICOSIA, March 9 (Reuters) – Israel and Cyprus have reached an understanding over gas reserves straddling their maritime border, the Cypriot energy minister said on Tuesday, in a key step...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 642

Monday, March 1, 2021
Helios-Ray-roro-explosion-GULF-SECURITY-SHIP
Maritime Security Incidents

Israel’s Netanyahu Blames Iran For Explosion on Israeli Ro-Ro Helios Ray

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 1 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, an accusation rejected...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 2470

Sunday, February 28, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

RoRo Hit By Explosion Hobbles Into Dubai For Assessment

Reuters) – An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman strategic waterway has arrived at a port in Dubai, where is it is due to be...

February 28, 2021
Total Views: 10079

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Defense

Israel Receives Its Most Advanced Warship as Iran Tensions Rise

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed “Shield” as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 4302

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
maersk hamburg haifa
Maritime News

Israel Welcomes Largest Ship to Date, Maersk Hamburg

Israel’s Haifa Port welcomed its largest ship to date this weekend following upgrades at one the ports existing terminals. The 15,300 TEU containership Maersk Hamburg arrived at Haifa’s Carmel Terminal...

May 8, 2019
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 13, 2018
Palestinian fisherman mends his nets
Maritime Security

Gaza Fishing Vessels Challenge Israeli Blockade

by Nidal al-Mughrabi (Reuters) – A group of Palestinian fishing boats that sailed off the shore of Gaza to challenge an Israeli naval blockade of the coastal enclave drew warning...

August 13, 2018
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
bulk ship in egypt
Maritime News

Israel Asks Cyprus to Consider Shipping Route for Gaza, Official Says

ATHENS/JERUSALEM, June 26 (Reuters) – Israel has asked Cyprus to examine the possibility of establishing a shipping point on the island for sending goods to the Gaza Strip, a Cypriot...

June 26, 2018
Total Views: 7

Friday, February 9, 2018
Offshore

Lebanon to Begin Offshore Exploration in Mediterranean Block Disputed by Israel

By Lisa Barrington BEIRUT, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Lebanon said on Friday it had signed its first offshore oil and gas exploration and production agreements for two blocks, including a block...

February 9, 2018
Total Views: 23

Monday, February 27, 2017
News

Israel Opens Criminal Investigation into Maritime Contract Award

JERUSALEM, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Israel’s State Attorney has ordered the opening of a criminal investigation into the awarding of a maritime procurement contract, the Justice Ministry said on Monday....

February 27, 2017
Total Views: 24

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Maritime News

Maersk Elba Becomes Largest Ship to Call in Israel – Photos and Video

The Maersk Triple-E containership Maersk Elba became the largest ship to call in Israel on Thursday after docking at Haifa Port’s Carmel Terminal. The Carmel Terminal was inaugurated in 2010...

February 2, 2017
Total Views: 59

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Offshore

Israel Courting Energy Heavyweights to Seek Offshore Gas

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) — Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz is out to persuade big energy explorers put off by years of regulatory turmoil to search for natural gas off...

August 31, 2016
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Maritime News

Israel to Use New Sea-Borne Missile Defense to Guard Offshore Gas Fields

JERUSALEM, May 18 (Reuters) – Israel’s military said on Wednesday it had developed a version of its Iron Dome missile interceptor system that can be fired from the deck of...

May 18, 2016
Total Views: 11

Monday, August 31, 2015
News

‘Historic’ Zohr Gas Discovery Off Egypt Re-Writes Israel’s Energy Playbook

  By Ari Rabinovitch and Eric Knecht JERUSALEM/CAIRO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Egypt’s historic gas discovery threatens to sink Israel’s fledgling gas export bonanza, which was counting on deals with...

August 31, 2015
Total Views: 2