Middle East

23 Jan 2024

French Warship Becomes Floating Hospital For Injured Gazans

As health infrastructure in Gaza collapses up to 1,000 people have been treated in a French field hospital aboard a ship off the Egypt coast.

French Warship Becomes Floating Hospital For Injured Gazans
22 Jan 2024

UK MoD to Upgrade Defence Missile System Used in Red Sea

In a statement made by the MoD a missile system will be upgraded to feature a new warhead & software enabling it to counter ballistic missile threads.

UK MoD to Upgrade Defence Missile System Used in Red Sea
20 Jan 2024

More Ships Signal No Ties to Israel to Avoid Houthi Attacks

In an effort to avoid Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, cargo ships are broadcasting that they are not affiliated with Israel.

More Ships Signal No Ties to Israel to Avoid Houthi Attacks
17 Jan 2024

Security Operation: Iran Seizes Tanker Off Qeshm Island

The tanker flagged under the Marshall Islands, which Iran seized in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, has been pinpointed to the east of Iran's Qeshm Island

Security Operation: Iran Seizes Tanker Off Qeshm Island
16 Jan 2024

Germany Will Participate in EU Red Sea Naval Mission

Due to continued attacks on vessels by Iran-backed Houthi militia off the Yemen coast, the most important global shipping lane has been paralyzed

Germany Will Participate in EU Red Sea Naval Mission
11 Jan 2024

Cameroon Flag on Tankers Banned in UAE Over Safety Concerns

The United Arab Emirates has prohibited ships bearing the flag of Cameroon from entering its waters.

Cameroon Flag on Tankers Banned in UAE Over Safety Concerns
10 Jan 2024

Crisis in Red Sea Risks Port Overcrowding & May Drive Shipping Costs

HSBC Global Research has issued a caution regarding the potential implications of the current crisis in the Red Sea on maritime logistics.

Crisis in Red Sea Risks Port Overcrowding & May Drive Shipping Costs
5 Jan 2024

Container Shipping Costs Escalate Due to Security in Red Sea

In recent developments the shipping industry is witnessing a hike in short-term rates for container transport across Asia, Europe, and the USA.

Container Shipping Costs Escalate Due to Security in Red Sea
4 Jan 2024

Red Sea Under Attack: Containership Witnesses Explosions

Ambrey, a maritime security company in the UK revealed container ship flying the Malta flag observed 3 explosions in the direction of its port quarter

Red Sea Under Attack: Containership Witnesses Explosions
30 Dec 2023

Ship Owners Still Skeptical as Pentagon Affirms Red Sea Safety

Shipping companies are being reassured by the US that their multinational taskforce is making voyages through the Suez Canal and Red Sea safer.

Ship Owners Still Skeptical as Pentagon Affirms Red Sea Safety
29 Dec 2023

Red Sea Route Changes: Higher Costs, More Delays

Major suppliers for global retailers such as IKEA & Amazon are adjusting shipping routes, marking the most significant disruption since COVID

Red Sea Route Changes: Higher Costs, More Delays
23 Dec 2023

Greek Shipping Advised to Avoid Red Sea Following Attacks

Commercial vessels currently voyaging the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden have been advised by Greece to avoid Yemeni waters following attacks.

Greek Shipping Advised to Avoid Red Sea Following Attacks
20 Dec 2023

London Insurers Extend Red Sea High-Risk Zone in Response to Threat

London's marine insurance market expanded its designation of high-risk areas in the Red Sea following an increase in attacks on commercial ships.

London Insurers Extend Red Sea High-Risk Zone in Response to Threat
20 Dec 2023

US Maritime Protection Mission in Red Sea Joined by 9 Nations

The U.S Secretary of Defense has announced the launch of a coalition of those countries that are willing to protect maritime trade in the Red Sea

US Maritime Protection Mission in Red Sea Joined by 9 Nations
19 Dec 2023

Naval Escort Operation in the Red Sea Led by US

Due to attacks on merchant shipping by Iranian-backed Houthis in the waters surrounding Yemen in recent weeks trade between Europe & Asia has slowed

Naval Escort Operation in the Red Sea Led by US