Evacuation by Sea: US Embassy Facilitates Safe Passage from Haifa to Cyprus for US Citizens

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The US embassy in Israel has published details of how it will attempt to evacuate people by sea from Haifa to Cyprus tomorrow. It says:

The US government is assisting US nationals and their immediate family members with a valid travel document to depart Haifa via sea for Cyprus on 16 October 2023. Boarding begins at 8am local time. US citizens must arrive at Haifa port passenger terminal no later than 9am local time. Boarding will proceed in order of arrival and is on a space limited basis.

The passage to Limassol Port is expected to take approximately 10-12 hours. US consular staff will be available both on the ship and at the Limassol port in Cyprus to assist and provide information about onward travel to the US.

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