Middle East

11 Apr 2024

US Forces Shoot Down Missile Allegedly Fired at Maersk Vessel

US forces intercepted and destroyed an anti-ship ballistic missile (ABSM) launched by Houthi rebels, aimed at a Maersk vessel in the Gulf of Aden

US Forces Shoot Down Missile Allegedly Fired at Maersk Vessel
8 Apr 2024

Container Line Stabilizes, Red Sea Rerouting the New Norm

Sea-Intelligence observed an uptick in the global punctuality of container shipping lines in February, noting a 1.7% point increase from January.

Container Line Stabilizes, Red Sea Rerouting the New Norm
8 Apr 2024

Houthis Allege Indian Ocean Attack Over Weekend

Over the weekend, Houthis announced an expansion of their military operations, according to a televised statement.

Houthis Allege Indian Ocean Attack Over Weekend
2 Apr 2024

Gunfire in Red Sea Signals End of a Week of Relative Calm

After a brief period of eight days without any incidents, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations report incident in the southern Red Sea.

Gunfire in Red Sea Signals End of a Week of Relative Calm
27 Mar 2024

More US Sanctions on Iran-Linked Oil Tankers

US imposes sanctions on more tankers & associated entities for their roles in transporting Iranian goods that finance the Quds Force, Houthis & Hezbollah

More US Sanctions on Iran-Linked Oil Tankers
25 Mar 2024

Chinese Tanker is Target of Houthi Missile Attack

Dispelling speculation that Chinese vessels would be allowed safe transit through the Red Sea, a Houthi missile attack targeted a Chinese tanker on Saturday.

Chinese Tanker is Target of Houthi Missile Attack
22 Mar 2024

China, Russia Allegedly Given Safe Red Passage by Houthis

According to Bloomberg, Yemen's Houthis have agreed not to attack Chinese and Russian ships navigating through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

China, Russia Allegedly Given Safe Red Passage by Houthis
22 Mar 2024

Armed Guards Exchange Fire in Pirate Attack on Tanker

On Thursday, Ambrey, a UK-based security company, disclosed an assault on a commercial ship positioned 109 nautical miles south of Nishtun, Yemen

Armed Guards Exchange Fire in Pirate Attack on Tanker
22 Mar 2024

CMA CGM & Saudi's Folk Maritime Collaborate on Red Sea Service

French shipping giant CMA CGM is teaming up with Folk Maritime, an emerging feeder and short-sea navigation company based in Saudi Arabia.

CMA CGM & Saudi's Folk Maritime Collaborate on Red Sea Service
19 Mar 2024

IMO States That Red Sea Salvage Not Yet Feasible

Salvage teams won't start clearing debris from Houthi assaults until peace is restored, declared the leading authority on maritime regulation yesterday.

IMO States That Red Sea Salvage Not Yet Feasible
15 Mar 2024

US Urges Panama to De-flag Iran Sanction-Evading Tankers

The US State Department's Special Envoy for Iran urged Panama to withdraw registration from Iranian tankers accused of sidestepping sanctions.

US Urges Panama to De-flag Iran Sanction-Evading Tankers
15 Mar 2024

Houthis Threaten to Reach Deeper into Indian Ocean

The Houthis' goal is to block ships associated with their adversaries from navigating past the Cape of Good Hope.

Houthis Threaten to Reach Deeper into Indian Ocean
12 Mar 2024

Remaining Filipino Tanker Crew Released by Iran

Iran has released the remaining crew of the Greek-owned tanker St Nikolas, detained by its military forces in the Gulf of Oman since January.

Remaining Filipino Tanker Crew Released by Iran
7 Mar 2024

Houthi Financial Network Targeted by New Sanctions

OFAC intensifies efforts against entities facilitating Iranian goods shipments connected to Sa’id al-Jamal, a figure linked to Corps-Qods Force.

Houthi Financial Network Targeted by New Sanctions
5 Mar 2024

Houthis Increasing Grip on Shipping in Red Sea

Following their initial successful attack on a vessel, Houthis have declared any ship entering their territorial waters must secure a permit.

Houthis Increasing Grip on Shipping in Red Sea