General information

Name:
Ashkelon
Country:
Israel
UN/Locode:
ILAKL
Local time:
Moored Vessels:
4
Expected Vessels:
0
Berths:
6
Coordinates:
N 31° 38' E 034° 30'

Moored Vessels

Name
Type
Moored
Tugboat
21.04. 15:58

Expected Vessels

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Type
Expected

Sailed Vessels

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Type
Sailed

Latest news

Two dead in crane collapse

Tue Mar 21 11:54:06 CET 2023 Timsen

One person is was and two others were missing after a crane collapsed into the water on an Ashkelon pier latein the night of March 14, 2023. The collapse of the crane was caused by unusual weather and strong winds. The injured person was in moderate condition and is receiving treatment at Barzilai Medical Center. Attempts to contact two people who had been working on the site of the crane have been unsuccessful, leading police to believe that they were missing after falling into the sea. Extensive search and rescue efforts were commenced with the help of police diving units, the elite 669 Search and Rescue unit, the Israeli Navy and others. The body of a man of about 60 years of age was found on Beersheba Beach in Ashdod on March 15. The gas pier at the Rotenberg power plant in Ashkelon was damaged. The Electric Company formed a team to investigate the incident. Reports with photos: https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/article-734237 https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/article-734373

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