Haifa Handles 10-millionth Export Container
News: Israel's Haifa port has successfully handled its 10-millionth export container since 2005 after a ship, Zim Texas, called at the port under the ZCA-Zim Container Service Atlantic. The vessel, with a carrying capacity of 4,250 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), was en-route to the US and loaded containers at the Carmel Container Terminal. The port handled a minimum of 1.38mn TEUs in 2012, up by 11.5% year-on-year, which was the new record. The port's throughput stood at 551,000 TEUs since the start of 2013.