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  • 13 April 2015

    Navigation in Yemen’s territorial waters has been banned and ships are not allowed into Yemen unless inspected and approval by the Saudi-led coalition forces, BIMCO said in an update. The ban started yesterday after the Yemen’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs delegated the coalition forces to implement it. In a statement signed by the Foreign Minister […]

  • 28 November 2017

    A product tanker was fired upon while underway some 33 nautical miles South West of Mukalla, Yemen on November 21. The vessel was chased by a speedboat manned by a group of armed persons, who opened fire upon the tanker once it closed in. The crew of the tanker raised the alarm, increased the speed […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Iranian cargo ship Iran Shahed bound for Yemen has entered into the waters of the Gulf of Aden, according to Iranian news agency IRNA. The ship, said to be carrying 2,500 tons of humanitarian aid to war-stricken Yemen, has heightened the existing tensions in the area as the Iranian navy said it would not allow the ship […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Operations of Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Bab el-Mandeb strait remain unaffected by the military operations in Yemen, as informed by Kuwait Petroleum Corp’s spokesman. Sheikh Talal al-Khalid al-Sabah, chief executive officer of Kuwait Oil Tankers Co (KOTC), is quoted by Reuters as saying that the passage of tankers through the strait is unimpeded and safe. Saudi […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Aramco has resumed oil shipments through Bab-El-Mandeb Strait.

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yemen’s port of Hodeidah has been officially announced as part of a military operations area and is closed to ships, GAC reports. Operations at Hodeidah stopped at 16.30 hours local time on Sunday, October 11, and this Red Sea port will be closed until further notice. The port authority has ordered all ships at berth to leave […]

  • 6 November 2017

    Saudi Arabia-led coalition, which is involved in Yemeni war, has decided to temporarily close all sea, air and land ports in the country, the coalition said in a statement. The move comes after a rebel-fired ballistic missile, which targeted Riyadh, was intercepted on November 4. The measures will be implemented while taking into account the continuation of […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The passage of ships through the Suez Canal has not been affected by the ongoing military clashes in Yemen, according to a Suez Canal Authority (SCA) official. “Since the military operation in Yemen was launched last week, revenues from the Suez Canal, along with marine traffic, has been normal compared to the same period last […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yemen’s port of Hodeidah has been officially announced as part of a military operations area and is closed to ships, GAC reports. Operations at Hodeidah stopped at 16.30 hours local time on Sunday, October 11, and this Red Sea port will be closed until further notice. The port authority has ordered all ships at berth to leave […]

  • 13 November 2017

    The closure of Yemeni ports by the Saudi-led coalition is heating up tensions in the region as Houthi movement threatens to target commercial ships in the region as a sign of retaliation. “The battleships and oil tankers of the aggression and their movements will not be safe from the fire of Yemeni naval forces if […]

  • 23 April 2015

    Maritime trade is under growing impact of the actions of the Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi coalition response as ships entering Yemen face longer delays. “Ships have been entering Yemeni ports but face significant delays in getting permission from the coalition, additionally a thorough search of the vessel will be made prior to entry. […]

  • 22 May 2015

    The Iranian cargo ship carrying aid to Yemen Iran Shahed has arrived in Djibouti, the Associated Press reported citing a US official. As reported by the FARS news agency, the ship entered the Djibouti waters on Thursday and is said to be anchored offshore. The US officials are reported as saying that the ship had been […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Iranian navy plans to escort a cargo ship bound for the Yemeni port of Hodaida, which is controlled by Houthi fighters, Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday quoting a naval commander. The Iran Shahed cargo ship, owned by Tehran-based Valfajr Shipping, is said to be carrying humanitarian aid to the country’s population in dire need of food […]

  • 26 March 2015

    Exports from Yemen’s only LNG export facility are running as normal, a spokeswoman from French oil giant Total said. Houthi militia forces on Wednesday seized an air base and appeared poised to capture the southern port of Aden from defenders loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, according to Reuters. Following unrests in the country Yemen […]

  • 21 November 2019

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels have released sixteen crew members and three vessels seized on Sunday.

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yemen shut down all major ports on Thursday amid bomb strikes launched by the Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. Local sources in Yemen confirmed the closure, according to  Al Arabiya News. The ports in question include Aden, Al Mukalla, Al Mokha and Al Hudaydah. It has not been informed when the ports might be expected to open. […]

  • 5 March 2020

    A tanker was attacked while en route to the Port of Aden.

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shipowners and operators are facing new threats arising from the conflict in Yemen.

  • 20 January 2015

    Yemen’s only LNG export facility in Balhaf has reportedly stopped its operations after foreign experts were evacuated from the plant on Sunday.

  • 9 November 2017

    The Port of Aden has been excluded from the temporary closure of all sea, air and land ports in Yemen imposed earlier this week by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition. The decision was attributed to the fact that the port falls under the direct management of the Yemeni government and direct control of the Saudi-led Coalition. On the other […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yemen’s producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas Yemen LNG Company is halting all operations due to further degradation of the security situation in the vicinity of Balhaf. With the battles approaching the coast of Shabwa province where Balhaf is located, the company has started evacuation of the site personnel. The tribes in the south, opposed […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-headquartered port and terminal operator DP World received a delegation of senior officials from Yemen headed by the country’s Transport Minister Badr Mubarak Ba-Salma this Wednesday to discuss the revival of operations at the government-controlled Port of Aden. A management team from DP World and Jebel Ali FreeZone (JAFZA) will visit Yemen next week to continue […]