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Iranian leader Raisi says Muslims will take revenge on Trump
... Outrageous! SPOTLIGHT Saudi Arabia 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 Red Sea , one of the world's busiest maritime lanes leading to the Suez Canal . The ship was hijacked off the western Yemeni 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 Yemeni people. SPA ...
Updated: 01/03/2022
Suez Canal netted record revenues despite Ever Given blockade
Egypt's Suez Canal 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. Egypt 's Suez Canal Authority said last year the key waterway netted record revenues despite ...
Updated: 01/02/2022
Suez Canal net profit despite virus epidemic, blockade
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 Suez Canal 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 Egypt 's Suez Canal Authority . The canal is connected to the Red ...
Updated: 01/02/2022
US Navy successfully tests laser weapon, destroys floating target in Yemen
.... The war has also bled into the surrounding waterways, such as the Red Sea 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 Suez Canal and the Mediterranean Sea . 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 Iran 's help. In 2018, Emirati ...
Updated: 12/16/2021
Global inflation could go on for decades
... 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 Suez Canal 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,...
Updated: 12/10/2021
24 Russian ships trapped in ice in Arctic
... time spent on the water, as it is a vital link between Europe Russia and the outside world. A ship travelling through the Polar Circle from northern Europe to Japan , for example, can slash its journey by two weeks compared to a trip through the Suez Canal in Egypt . 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 ...
Updated: 11/23/2021
The worst risk of ship accidents in Southern California
... 2020, Golden Cecilie crossed with Green K-Max 1 off British Columbia 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 Suez Canal , blocking traffic on the world's most important waterway for almost a week. Gridlock in San Pedro Bay complex of California is happening at a time when COVID-19 extended the length of time seafarers are serving on ships, leaving them tired, stressed ...
Updated: 11/05/2021
US Air Force bomber escorted by fighter jets over Middle East
... A US Air Force bomber escorted by fighter jets from allies including Israel has flown over key waterways in the Middle East where American and Iranian naval vessels have faced off. The B - 1 B Lancer passed over the Gulf, Bab al-Mandeb Strait, Suez Canal and 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 Iran considers a strategic area of influence....
Updated: 10/31/2021
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