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Israel and Two Asian Shipping Lines to Establish Longest Route

One of the longest regular shipping routes in the world will be opened by Israel’s Zim Shoham Company in partnership with two Asian shipping companies soon, it was announced today.

The new line is being established in cooperation with the Gold Star Company and the Black Star Company of Ghana, In both of which the Israeli company is a partner. The new service will carry African raw materials to America, American products to Israel and Israel products to the Far East. Four ships are scheduled to be chartered by the company in the first stage of the new service.

Officials of the Black Star Company, who spent two weeks in Israel, reported plans to buy a new ship in Israel to be added to the company’s fleet.