Tag: Bab el Mandeb strait

  • Suspicious Activity Reported Southwest of Bab-el-Mandeb On Sunday

    March 08: The UKMTO received multiple reports of skiffs in position 12.366667, 43.950000 southwest of the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait. Source: UKMTO

  • Suspicious Approach By Six Skiffs Near Bab-el-Mandeb

    February 25, 10:41 UTC: While underway near the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait in approx. posn. 12°13′ N 44°06′ E the oil/chemical tanker WAWASAN EMERALD (IMO # 9412763) was reportedly approached to within […]

  • Suspicious Approach By 11 Vessels Near Bab El Mandeb Strait

    February 22, 07:48-08:02 UTC: A vessel reported a suspicious approach by eleven skiffs with approx. 4-5 POB in posn. 12°10’0” N 043°31’3” E. Closest point of approach was 0.8 NM. […]

  • Somaliand naval bases?

    Self-declared republic sees military presence by world powers as way to affirm its status as independent state Somaliland seeks recognition by hosting naval bases By Addis Getachew The self-declared republic […]

  • Red Wave 1 preps

    Multi-national exercise due. Saudi naval forces prepare for Red Wave 1 JEDDAH: The joint military drill, Red Wave 1, is to launch early next week with the participation of the […]

  • Yemen truce agreed

    Breakthrough in peace talks. Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire for the port city of Hudaydah, principal lifeline […]

  • Envoy arrives in Hodeidah

    Push for peace talks continues. U.N. envoy to Yemen arrives in Red Sea city of Hodeidah: witnesses HODEIDAH, Yemen (Reuters) – The U.N. special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, arrived […]

  • Hodeidah heats up again

    Chances are high that Saudi coalition would prefer to end conflict holding Hodeidah. Fighting resumes at key port of Hudaydah Fighting has broken out in the Yemeni city of Hudaydah […]

  • Houthi WBIED attempt

    Another suspected WBIED attack by Houthis. Arab Coalition destroys Houthi explosives-laden boat in Red Sea The Arab Coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen intercepted and destroyed on Friday, a booby-trapped boat […]

  • UKMTO issues warnings

    November has got off to an interesting start in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, where UKMTO has reported two approaches on merchant vessels in the last few days. On November 1st, […]