Israel Planning to Order $23, 000, 000 Worth of Ships in Britain
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Israel Planning to Order $23, 000, 000 Worth of Ships in Britain

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An Israeli delegation will visit Britain at the end of this month to open negotiations for the construction in British shipyards of several ships for Israel, costing about $23, 000, 000, it was reported here today. The delegation is expected to be headed by A. Bar Zeev, director-general of the Israel Transport Ministry.

The Somerfin Company of Israel was reported meanwhile to have asked the Israel Government for a guarantee equivalent to 80 percent of the purchase price of two refrigerated fruit carriers, which the firm wants to order from Italian shipyards.

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