Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.

Port Services, Loading and Unloading Ships, Conveying Cargo, Passenger Services, Logistical Services

Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.
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Established: 2004
Line of Business: Port Services, Loading and Unloading Ships, Conveying Cargo, Passenger Services, Logistical Services
Address: P.O.B. 9001, Ashdod 7719100
Phone: 972-8-8517604/5
Fax: 972-8-8517632
Email: [email protected]
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Company Executives

  • Shaul Schneider, Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.

    Shaul Schneider


    Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.

  • Eli Bar Jossef, Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.

    Eli Bar Jossef


    Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.

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About Ashdod Port Co. Ltd.

Ashdod Port Co. is the is the Port of Israel, and the country’s largest and most advanced port. Ashdod Port Co. is a profitable business with work practices based on norms of transparency, financial reporting, proper management, hiring workers on merit and through equal opportunity public tenders. The company’s profits are invested in equipment to shorten and streamline logistical processes for customers, while developing the port.

Full Services

Ashdod Port provides customers with a full package of services including logistic services such as: • Berthing / Un-berthing ships • Providing full ship-handling services • Unloading storage and loading cargoes • Containers storage • Passenger ships anchorage infrastructure providing quality service for passengers and baggage handling • The Port hinterland is equipped with warehouses for unloading containers storage as well as citrus and agricultural export warehouses, cold storage, a grain silo, container repair and cleaning services, etc.

Advantages of Ashdod Port

• Proximity to the center and south of Israel, easy access to roads • Proximity to the Suez Canal • Broad and advanced infrastructure including computerized container port managed by TOS systems • Extensive warehouse areas • Proximity to the railway • Innovative computerized port gate for entrance and exit of trucks • Quay with a water depth of 15.5 meters enabling access for huge ships.

Improving Customer Service

The company maintains a strict and uncompromising service policy. In recent years, the company has invested substantial funds in equipment and infrastructure. The company aims to reduce waiting times for ships by using new, sophisticated technological equipment, expanding the work force, and developing new docks and other innovative service initiatives.

Developing Business Systems & Customer Relations Data Bank

The company uses a great deal of its resources in order to consolidate, manage and strengthen contacts with customers’ in Israel and abroad, in shipping and logistics. Ashdod Port co. emphasizes customer service and providing direct and swift response to customers’ needs, while doing everything in its power to ensure customer satisfaction and implementing many operations aimed at improving procedures, greater efficiency and expanding services.
Ashdod Port is a significant link in the supply chain and handles the removal of obstacles that are not under its direct responsibility, for the benefit of its customers who are its partners. The Ashdod Port Company strives to create an overall synergy in handling procedures, based on its understanding that it is a single synchronized logistic system.

Innovation in Ashdod Port

Ashdod Port, is undergoing an unprecedented revolution and entering an era of innovation. There is a new set of opportunities in the traditional industry, creating a massive market for startups.
As part of the innovation accelerator, 60 startup companies operate in five main areas: operations, logistics, energy, security, and cyber.
In addition, as part of the innovation accelerator, 12 startup companies collaborate with the venture capital fund 500 Global. Ashdod Port is the third maritime hub in the world.

The innovation network operates in Israel and around the world by opening innovation centers in various ports around the world and signing strategic agreements with large corporations, chambers of commerce around the world, shipping companies, and venture capital funds that give exposure to Blue and White technology worldwide.

Advanced Technological Services

TOS System
TOS (Terminal Operating System) gives Ashdod Port a clear competitive advantage through the efficiently controlled Port management, thus reaching maximum equipment and resources exploitation and improving customer service.

TOS advantages

•Increasing availability and significantly shortening waiting times for loading and unloading of ships and trucks
• Receiving latest information and fully tracking operations of ships and containers
• Creating direct contact between the port and the ship’s agents in real-time operations of the ship
• Enhancing coordination between customers and ships’ planning.


The company’s website offers clients a complete service pack including information and reports on ship and cargo activities at the port. The site allows its users easy access to all port activities, and is adapted to mobile phones, tablet and desktop.

Automatic Entrance Gateway

The gateway is the central automatic gateway for trucks, operated by advanced computerization, including computers identifying license plate numbers and containers and biometric identification of drivers
• the gate has 32 lanes, each with weighing machinery for trucks
• electronic messaging for rapid flow of trucks to and from the port
• camera tracking of trucks with checking procedures including messages to locate containers sent during transit.

New Grain Terminal

The company is upgrading quay 21. This is a unique project that will conclude with 2 state-of-the-art terminals - a containers terminal and a grain terminal, which are expected to start operating in 2023.
In 2022, the new grain terminal has been equipped with new cranes and 2.3 km long conveyor belt for grain, transporting cargo outside the port. Quick, direct, efficient, and clean. The grain unloading rate will be up to 8 times higher than the current rate - up to 1,200 tons per hour.
Five cranes, considered the most modern in the world, were purchased for the new container terminal.

Chairman’s photo: Sigal Island.
Acting CEO’s photo: Yaniv Vakanin.

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