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  • World Bank to Study Plans on Developing Haifa and Eilat Harbors

    David Horowitz, governor of the Bank of Israel, disclosed here today that the World Bank in Washington is keenly interested in Israel’s plans to develop its ports and that a technical delegation of the World Bank was due in Israel soon for an on-the-spot study of those plans. Mr. Horowitz, who came here from Washington,… More ▸

  • Israel Signs Agreements with Investors on Eilat-haifa Pipeline

    Levi Eshkol, Israel’s Finance Minister, today signed four agreements in connection with the Eilat-Haifa oil pipeline project headed by the Rothschild group. The project will convert the present eight-inch line to 16 inches for an all-16 inch line from Eilat to the Haifa refineries. The Finance Committee of the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, met today specially… More ▸

  • Second Israeli Frigate Will Be Handed over to Ceylon at Eilat Port

    While the first of the two frigates sold by Israel to Ceylon is now already in the Red Sea ready to be transferred there to a Ceylonese crew, the second frigate will be handed over to the Ceylonese at Israel’s port of Eilat in a traditional flag-changing ceremony, it was reported here today. The order… More ▸

  • 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 ▸