Tag: BAM

  • 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, […]

  • Houthis, Iran and Yemen

    Analysts say Iran could threaten oil flow through the strategic Bab el Mandeb strait but navy monitoring hopes to mitigate any risk Iran ‘could use Houthis to disrupt key maritime routes’ […]

  • Warning of mines in BAM

    New threat to shipping in region. Houthi militia ‘planting mines in Bab Al-Mandab Strait’ ADEN: The Houthi militia and forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh have begun […]

  • Dangers of the BAM

    The ongoing hazards to shipping off Yemen. Dangerous Waters in the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb By James Pothecary Introduction On 25 October 2016, the Spanish-flagged merchant tanker Galicia Spirit came under fire […]

  • Yemen claims to secure BAM

    Bold statement given recent events in Houthi-occupied coastal stretches. Yemen’s minister says army has secured Bab Al-Mandeb Strait Yemen’s Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, General Hussein Arab, has revealed […]

  • Missiles fired at US Navy

    Houthis may want to revisit their targeting options… Yemen conflict: Missiles fired at US warship in Red Sea Two missiles were fired at a US warship from rebel-held territory in […]

  • Yemen: Vessel hit by missile

    Emirati military acknowledges boat under its command was involved in an “incident” in strategic Bab al-Mandeb Strait. Yemen: Houthis claim attack on UAE military vessel Yemeni fighters say they have […]