This briefing provides information on (1) the Gaza seaport construction
(on hold, awaiting assurances from the Government of Israel of
non-interference with the seaport’s operation); (2) The European Union
Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EUBAM Rafah),
set up in 2005, following the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, in
order to provide a neutral 3rd Party Monitoring Mission tasked with
providing assistance and monitoring the custom operations and the
security at the Rafah crossing; and (3) other crossing points in Gaza.
This resource was produced by TI-UP – a DFID-funded resource centre for
technology, infrastructure and urban planning, managed by IMC Worldwide
Paling, S. TI-UP Enquiry: status of prospective Gaza ports/crossings. TI-UP Resource Centre, London, UK (2008) 7 pp.