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  • Transfer of Israeli Frigates to Ceylon to Be Effected at Eilat Port

    The problem of transferring to Ceylon the two frigates sold to that country by Israel is expected to be solved “within the near future,” it was stated authoritatively here today. The frigates are in the harbor at Eilat, awaiting Ceylonese crews to man them and sail them down the Gulf of Akaba, through the Straits… More ▸

  • Norwegian Ship Carrying Cargo to Israel Through Suez Reaches Eilat

    The S. S. Sylvik, a Norwegian freighter that has been overdue at the Port of Eilat after negotiating the Suez Canal, is safe in port today. Fears had been voiced that it might have been seized by the United Arab Republic while passing through the Canal The Sylvik brought more than 2,000 tons of sulphur… More ▸

  • Dedicate Moshe Dickstein Medical Center in Eilat

    A distinguished group of Canadians and Israelis, including the Canadian Ambassador, E.D. McGreer, attended ceremonies in Eilat yesterday dedicating the Moshe Dickstein Medical Certre. The centre is named after the late president of the Labor Zionist movement in Canada and is the first institution to be constructed in Israel with funds raised exclusively by the… More ▸

  • Medical Center Sponsored by Canadians Dedicated at Eilath

    The Moshe Dickenstein medical center a special project of the Canadian Association for Labor Israel, was dedicated at Eilath this week It honors the memory of the late Moshe Dickenstein, Canadian Labor Zionist leader. The medical center, which is scheduled to be completed this spring, will become the nucleus for a future hospital at Israel’s… More ▸

  • Use of Atomic Energy to Cut Canal from Gaza to Eilath Urged

    The suggestion that atomic energy could be used to level the high mountainous country between the Mediterranean coast and the Gulf of Aqaba and cut a sea passage between the Mediterranean Sea at Gaza and the Gulf of Eilath was made here today by Lord Leslie Hore-Belisha. Speaking at an “Institute of Atomic information for… More ▸

  • Ship from Haifa Passes Through Suez Canal to Eilat Unmolested

    A vessel with a cargo of 300 tons of cement from Haifa has reached the Israeli port of Eilath, at the head of the Gulf of Akaba, via the Suez Canal. After the cement is unloaded at Eilath, the vessel will take on a cargo of 300 tons of copper ores from Negev mines for… More ▸

  • S.s. Parnon Arrives at Eilat; Brought Cargo Through Suez Canal

    The S.S. Parnon, the first vessel to succesafully transport cargo between two Israeli ports via the Suez Canal, arrived at the Gulf of Akaba port of Eilat last midnight and immediately began unloading a shipment of asphalt. The vessel was detained on Sept. 2 by Egyptian authorities at Port Said but released on Sept. 14. More ▸

  • Greek Freighter Expected at Eilat After Release by Egyptians

    Although press dispatches from Cairo reported that the Egyptian authorities had seized a shipment of asphalt consigned from Haifa to the Israeli port of Eilat aboard the Greek freighter Parnon, a message received today by Traders and Shippers, Ltd., charterers of the vessel, indicated that the ship had left Port Said and was continuing its… More ▸

  • Eilath Inhabitants Celebrate Anniversary of Israel’s Port

    The third anniversary of Israel’s Army reaching the shores of the Red Sea was observed today in Eilath, Israel’s southern port which lies at the mouth of the Red Sea. Representatives of the military units which took part in occupation, as well as all the inhabitants of Eilath, participated in the celebration, Members of the… More ▸

  • Israel Accepts Decision of Armistice Commission on Beersheba-eilath Road Dispute

    Israeli traffic quit using about one -third of a kilometer of the Beersheba-Eilath road yesterday in accordance with a decision of the Israel-Jordan Mixed Armistice Commission two weeks ago. The section of road was disputed by the two countries and resulted in several clashes between armored units of Israel and Jordan when the Arabs decided… More ▸