Spain eyes Israeli port security technology
Published: 26.12.12, 12:05
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1. Eilat - Ashdod Containers Rail link
sam sweiry ,   Eastbourne   (12.26.12)
What happen to the plan for Containers Rail Link Eilat - Ashdod to bypass the Suez Canal which will probably be cheaper using feeders located both at Eilat and Ashdod to serve Europe
2. Last I heard, Chinese firms will build that rail link
Raymond in DC ,   Washington, USA   (12.31.12)
Sam asks about the Eilat-to-Ashdod cargo rail link. I haven't heard much about it, but earlier this year Israel's Globes (business web site) indicated that Israel and China were working out the details of that rail link. It seemed like a lot of work to unload, ship and reload. But folks who know more than I do about transportation think there's merit in it. Such a trade route certainly cuts down on exposure to pirates prowling the Horn of Africa.
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