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is leading a military coalition that has been battling the Houthis for more than six years. The alliance accuses the Houthis of attacking shipping in the
, one of the world's busiest maritime lanes leading to the
. The ship was hijacked off the western
port of Hodeidah, the coalition said.
The military spokesman said the vessel was carrying military equipment and engaged in hostile acts against the security and stability of the
people. SPA ...
Egypt's SuezCanal Authority said last year the key waterway netted record revenues despite the coronaviruses and a six day blockade by the giant cargo ship, the Ever Given.
said last year the key waterway netted record revenues despite ...
The key waterway netted record revenues last year despite the coronaviruses epidemic and a six day blockade by the giant cargo ship the Ever Given, according to the Egypt's SuezCanal Authority.
The key waterway netted record revenues last year despite the coronaviruses epidemic and a six day blockade by the giant cargo ship the Ever Given, according to the
The canal is connected to the
The war has also bled into the surrounding waterways, such as the
and the Bab el-Mandeb, which connects the sea to the
Gulf of Aden
. These waterways are crucial for international shipping and global energy supplies, as they lead to the
The Houthis have deployed drone boats into these waters which can be piloted remotely and sent up to a target before they can be tonated. These boats are suspected of being built with
In 2018, Emirati ...
... that the higher cost of logistics is not a transitory phenomenon. That means that the shipping element is bigger than ever before, and it could be a permanent lift to prices going forward. Ocean transport costs went up after a six day blockade of the
in March. An already strained vessel-hiring market was tightened as uncertainty about future fuel and emissions regulation led to orders for new ships to record lows.
Then came a surge in demand for goods from consumers in coronaviruses lockdowns,...
... time spent on the water, as it is a vital link between
and the outside world. A ship travelling through the Polar Circle from northern
, for example, can slash its journey by two weeks compared to a trip through the
. Operators fear the delays will disrupt vital deliveries of food and other essential goods to the
Russian Far East
. The first vessel to ever cross this route did so in 2017, completing a six-and-a-half day journey. Trainees to spend ...
... 2020, Golden Cecilie crossed with Green K-Max 1 off
amid shaving winds, entangling both vessels anchor chains.
In a new high-profile example, strong winds blocked the heavily-laden cargo ship Ever Given in March while transiting the
, blocking traffic on the world's most important waterway for almost a week.
Gridlock in San Pedro Bay complex of
is happening at a time when COVID-19 extended the length of time seafarers are serving on ships, leaving them tired, stressed ...
A US Air Force bomber escorted by fighter jets from allies including
has flown over key waterways in the
where American and
naval vessels have faced off.
The B - 1 B Lancer passed over the Gulf, Bab al-Mandeb Strait,
Gulf of Oman
, the US Central Command, or Centcom, said in a statement Saturday.
It also flew over the
Strait of Hormuz
, a chokepoint for a fifth of world oil output at the head of the Gulf that
considers a strategic area of influence....