UK-owned ship damaged in Houthi missile attack off Yemen

A Palau-flagged, British-owned cargo ship was damaged and a minor injury was reported in the Gulf of Aden after it was hit by two missiles launched by Yemen’s Houthis, the US military says. The Islander is continuing its voyage following Read More …

Yemen rebels say fired at ‘British ship’ transiting east of Aden

Yemen’s Iran-backed Huthi rebels said they fired missiles at a “British ship” off the country’s coast on Thursday, the latest in a series of incidents that have disrupted global shipping. Security firm Ambrey said a “bulk carrier was targeted by Read More …

Yemen: Oil tanker on fire in Gulf of Aden after Houthi missile attack

An oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden is on fire after a missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi militants, in the latest incident linked to the Iran-backed group in the key shipping route. The operator of the British oil tanker Read More …

Indian warship responds to drone attack on merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

The Indian Navy’s frontline warship INS Visakhapatnam responded within an hour to the distress call by MV Genco Picardy following the drone attack at 2311 hours on Wednesday India’s guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam on Thursday swiftly responded to a Read More …

Yemen’s Houthis hit US-owned dry bulk ship in the Gulf of Aden

Houthi forces in Yemen struck the U.S.-owned and operated dry bulk ship Gibraltar Eagle with an anti-ship ballistic missile, U.S Central Command said on Monday, although there were no reports of injuries or significant damage. The vessel’s U.S.-based operator Eagle Read More …

U.S. Central Command: U.S. Forces, Allies Conduct Joint Strikes

TAMPA, Fla. – On Jan. 12 at 2:30 a.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command forces, in coordination with the United Kingdom, and support from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Bahrain conducted joint strikes on Houthi targets to degrade their capability Read More …

Pentagon announces new international mission to counter attacks on commercial vessels in Red Sea

MANAMA, Bahrain — The U.S. and a host of other nations are creating a new force to protect ships transiting the Red Sea that have come under attack by drones and ballistic missiles fired from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, Defense Read More …

Houthis fire at, attempt to divert several vessels off coast of Yemen

The Iran-backed Houthi militia continued attacks on maritime traffic in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden on Friday morning, with UK authorities reporting that one vessel was hit by an unknown object, sparking a fire, while another was ordered Read More …

U.S. Navy Detains 5 After Failed Attempt to Capture Merchant Ship, IKE in Persian Gulf

Five people suspected of attempting to hijack a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden are in U.S. Navy custody, a defense official confirmed to USNI News on Sunday. The five had boarded and attempted to take control of the Read More …