To expand current Port Said-Haifa service to include Jebel Ali and Khalifa ports
With UAE and Israel opening for bilateral business container shipping major Maersk has said it would happy to carry cargo between the two countries, according to a reuters report.
“We have opened up cargo acceptance between UAE and Israel following the lifting of the boycott,” a Maersk spokesman said.
An existing Maersk service connecting Port Said in Egypt with the Israeli ports of Haifa and Ashdod could also link up with container cargo from Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi in the UAE as and when required.
Earlier this month, DP World and Dubai Customs signed MoUs with with DoverTower, a company owned by Shlomi Fogel, the co-owner of Israel Shipyards and the Port of Eilat.