First UAE Maritime Cargo Shipment Arrives to Haifa Port

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  • Date: 12-Oct-2020
  • Source: Al Bawaba
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: UAE
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First UAE Maritime Cargo Shipment Arrives to Haifa Port


The ship carried iron, firefighting equipment, cleaning equipment and electronic equipment and will bring cargo from the Emirates on a weekly basis.

The shipment marks a new trade line between Israel and the UAE. Exports from Israel to the UAE are also being considered, according to Port2Port.



The ship that entered Haifa on Monday, the MCS PARIS, covers a route between India, Israel and other Mediterranean ports.


"This is an exciting and historic event. It is symbolic that the first ship with cargo from the Emirates arrives exactly at the same time as the approval of the historic agreement in the Israeli government," said Chairman of the Haifa Port Company board of directors Eshel Armony, according to Port2Port. "The Haifa Port proves time and time again its importance to the Israeli economy and