• Short Summary

    THE SHIP TYPHOON FROM TEXAS, U.S.A., ARRIVED IN ASHDOD PORT, ISRAEL YESTERDAY, (THURSDAY) TO CARRY?

  • Description

    THE SHIP TYPHOON FROM TEXAS, U.S.A., ARRIVED IN ASHDOD PORT, ISRAEL YESTERDAY, (THURSDAY) TO CARRY OUT OIL DRILLING OPERATIONS OFF THE COAST.

    THE SHIP IS ONE OF THE LATEST PORTABLE DRILLING RIGS BUILT. IT WAS BROUGHT TO ISRAEL TO DRILL SIX TEST BORE HOLES IN THE CONTINENTAL SHELF OFF THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST FORM NATHANIA SOUTH TO INDEFINITE AREAS OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN SINAI.

    THE 14,000 TON TYPHOON CAN DRILL 25,000 FEET. ACCORDING TO THE CAPTAIN, WILLIAM WEST, HE EXPECTS TO BE OPERATING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN FOR THREE YEARS. ORIGINAL PLANS ARE FOR DRILLING TO COMMENCE ABOUT TEN MILES OFF THE COAST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6J4JXD9MFJ5ME531O1RPBQT6K
    Media URN:
    VLVA6J4JXD9MFJ5ME531O1RPBQT6K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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