Haifa - largest city of northern Israel and a major seaport.
It was annexed in 1909 and is a major seaport of the area.
Before the big industries came this was a major seaport.
The population was approximately 550,700 households, with many people living in commercial centers and major seaports.
It rapidly developed into a major seaport, and became the second largest in the state (after Galveston) by the 1860s.
Since the mid-19th century, Tianjin has been a major seaport and gateway to the nation's capital.
During the nineteenth century, the town became a major seaport as the fishing and ship building industries grew.
"New London was major seaport, but one would hardly ever know it."
The city would have its own international airport and a major seaport.
The original Joppa was a major seaport and commercial hub in the 18th century.