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Trasport from Jordan to Africa (But NOT Egypt!)

Hey everyone. Well, after waiting nearly two weeks in Istanbul for an Iranian visa that may never come, I've got the itch to ride again. I'm giving up (for now) on Iran and heading south. That means, Syria, (Lebanon, perhaps... any opinions on security in the region?) and Jordan. I'd like to continue from Jordan into Africa, but my carnet does not cover Egypt (I was lead to believe it would be too expensive and full of hassles!)

So, my question is this: what options do I have (preferably via ferry) from Jordan into Africa? I'd also consider Yemen, I suppose, but then I dead-end in UAE.

Alternately, if I can't find shipping into Africa from Jordan, could I ship from Israel into, say, Morocco?
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What about...

Isn't there still a ferry from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia to Port Sudan?
I'm not saying it's an easy option, but it is an option.
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Alternately, if I can't find shipping into Africa from Jordan, could I ship from Israel into, say, Morocco?[/QUOTE]

No way you'll find anything going from Israel to Morocco. However, Zim, the Israeli shipping company has frequent ships going out to Djibouti, Dar Es Salaam or SA. You can see their schedule at Zim Integrated Shipping Services . They also have ships coming in to Israel from Turkey so you might do it in one shot.
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If you're right about shipping from Israel to Djibouti, or Ethiopia, you just made me a happy camper. I'll do some looking into it!
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