Ministry to Resume Bidding Process for Private Ports in Ashdod and Haifa

On July 29, Labor Court Judge Yigal Plitman issued the order halting the public tender process for a month.

The Transportation Ministry will resume the process of soliciting bids on Monday  for the construction of two privately run ports, one in Ashdod, the other in Haifa, that will compete with the existing state-owned ports. The ministry's announcement came late Thursday, just after the National Labor Court declined an order that put the process on hold for a month. Another court hearing...