Container ship credit: Shlomi Yosef Maersk diverts Israel-linked ships from Red Sea

The two vessels diverted are owned by Udi Angel and Idan Ofer's XT Group.

Metro  credit: Olivier Collet Unsplash Ra'anana, Kfar Sava may miss out on Metro

Local objections to the project are liable to cause delay in construction of the northern section, and possibly outright cancellation.

ZIM ship credit: ZIM ZIM reroutes ships away from Red and Arabian Seas

The Israeli shipping line says that as a result of these measures, longer transit times in the relevant ZIM services are anticipated.

Central Park credit: Frans Anemaet/marinetraffic Third Israeli-owned ship attacked near Yemen

The tanker called Central Park flies a Liberian flag and is owned by the Ofer family's Zodiac Maritime.

Teddy Sagi  credit:: Yonatan Bloom Sagi donates NIS 1m to Omer Adam's taxis for soldiers fund

Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi has celebrated his birthday with a gift for Israeli soldiers returning home on leave.

Galaxy Leader credit: Houthis hijack Israeli-owned ship in Red Sea

The Houthi rebels have hijacked a cargo vessel owned by Israeli businessman Rami Ungar but leased to a Japanese company and with no Israeli crew on board.

Zim CEO Eli Glickman credit: Itay Rappaport ZIM reports huge Q3 loss

The Israeli shipping company said that the latest forecast reflects the continued fall in freight rates and the weak demand that it sees.

Work on the Green Line credit: Cadya Levy Tel Aviv light rail Green Line financing nears agreement

Talks to close the financing with the European Investment Bank (EIB) are in their final stages.

Waze credit: Shutterstock Waze, Google Maps suspend live traffic reports

Google: Anyone navigating to a specific place will still get routes and ETAs that take current traffic conditions into account.

Jerusalem's Shazar Tunnel credit: Simon Griver Jerusalem western entrance tunnel opens

The 730-meter Shazar Tunnel extends from the Bridge of Chords to the junction of Agrippas Street and Ben Zvi Street.

REE co-founder and CEO Daniel Barel  credit: Shlomo Yosef After 99% plunge, REE plans reverse stock split

REE Automotive was floated on Nasdaq at a $3.1 billion valuation in 2021, but is now in danger of being delisted.

Light rail in Downtown Jerusalem credit: Shutterstock JTrain wins tender to build Jerusalem light rail Blue Line

The consortium of Dan, Denya Cebus and Spanish company COMSA will build and operate the line between Gilo and Ramot.

Tel Aviv light rail credit: Yossi Cohen Tel Aviv light rail completes first month of operations

Nobody checks if fares have been paid, travel is slow on the over-ground sections and predicted crowding on trains is yet to materialize.

Metro credit: Olivier Collet Unsplash Israel's Metro M2 line approved, budget released

The line has become the third approved by the National Infrastructures Commission, and Transport Minister Miri Regev has removed her opposition and released NIS 2.4 billion for planning.

Cars driving on bus lanes credit: Gil Altar Many Israeli cities failing to enforce bus lanes

Tel Aviv in contrast issued tickets totaling NIS 127 million in 2022 to vehicles using bus lanes.

Joe Biden  credit: Shutterstock Will Biden's regional rail link plan materialize?

The plan to connect the EU to India via Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE raises many questions.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud  credit: Reuters G20 leaders unveil Israel-Saudi Arabia rail link plan

The plan is part of a broader project to build a transport link between India, the Middle East and Europe.

BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu credit: PR Chinese co BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu visits Israel

Chuanfu is one of three chairmen of large Chinese car manufacturers to have visited Israel recently.

Jared Kushner and Asi Shmeltzer credit: Ezra Levy Jared Kushner to invest NIS 570m in Shlomo Group

Kushner's Affinity Partners will hold a 15% stake in a new subsidiary handling the Group's car rental, leasing, sales and credit activities.

Miri Regev credit: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post Regev mulls converting bus lanes into carpool lanes

Minister of Transport Miri Regev's plan is opposed by Ministry of Finance officials who say it would increase jams and lead to chaos.

Image of ElectReon technology credit: Company website Electreon plunges after Swedish tender canceled

The Swedish Transport Administration canceled the tender because all the bids received were much higher than the estimated budget that the Authority had allocated.

VinFast Auto VF8 crossover  credit: PR EVs from Vietnam's VinFast due in Israel this year

The company's VF8 crossover has received European certification, opening the way to imports under the Israel-Vietnam free trade agreement.

Traffic jam on the Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv credit: Shutterstock Transport Ministry: Israel's traffic jams about to get worse

Even more frustrating than the delays caused by road congestion will be its unpredictability.

Opening of the light rail Red Line August 17 2023  credit: Koko As the Red Line opens, have the lessons been learned?

The first plan was approved 21 years ago. The reasons for the snarl-ups are well worth studying for the sake of current and future projects.

Trial run of light rail Red Line train in Jaffa  credit: Shiri Dover What will Tel Aviv's Red Line do to property prices?

Real estate appraisers weigh in on the likely effects on the market of the light rail line's imminent opening.

Rami Levy  credit: Jonathan Bloom Rami Levi in talks to buy Yango

Yango, the taxi-hailing and delivery app owned by Russian company Yandex, insists it is not for sale.

Tel Aviv light rail underground section credit: NTA Tel Aviv light rail to launch next week

Ahead of the start of operations on August 18, "Globes" provides the basic information about the Red Line from fares, frequencies and routes, to speed and cellular reception.

F-35 Adir credit: Israel Air Force What's at stake in normalization with Saudi Arabia?

Any deal will have terms hard for Israel to swallow, but economic interests might prevail in the end.

Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai and a light rail train  credit: Eyal Izhar Light rail Red Line opening a political fest

The plans for the opening ceremony appear to highlight Likud-connected mayors and sideline Tel Aviv's Ron Huldai.

Israel Railways credit: Israel Railways Cabinet approves fast link trans-Israel railway

The plan includes high-speed trains of up to 250 kilometers per hour on new lines to Eilat and Kiryat Shmona.

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