Tag: Southern Red Sea

  • US issues BAM alert

    US Maritime Alert issued. Following the attack on a Saudi warship by al Houthi-Saleh rebels last week, a US Maritime Alert (2017-002A) has been issued to all vessels transiting the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Iran Navy heads for Gulf

    Expect reports of pirate battles and run ins with the US Navy shortly. Iran’s 43rd Naval Fleet Sets Sail for Open Seas The Iranian Navy’s 43rd flotilla of warships started […]

  • Fierce battles rage on Yemen’s coast

    Crucial route for shipping to the West. Fierce battles rage on Yemen’s coast near strategic entrance to Red Sea strait By AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fierce […]

  • Coalition secures Red Sea strait

    Residents on the Yemeni side of Bab al-Mandab reported air strikes and shelling by warships. Yemeni government, Saudi-led forces retake Red Sea strait BY NOAH BROWNING Loyalist Yemeni troops and […]

  • Saudi Arabia, Eritrea to boost Red Sea security

    No information as to what form this will take. Saudi Arabia, Eritrea agree to boost Red Sea security Saudi Arabia and Eritrea have reached a security and military agreement on […]

  • Counter-Piracy

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Gulf of Aden to conduct counter-piracy operations in the Southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean. […]

  • Weather Concerns

    The NATO Shipping centre has raised an alert in the Bab Al Mandeb (BAM), Southern Red Sea (SRS) and the Gulf of Aden (GOA) areas as favourable conditions for small […]

  • Citadel Success

    HMS Montrose has come to the rescue of a crew attacked by pirates and locked in a citadel aboard their ship in the Southern Red Sea. Six armed men boarded […]