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IDF, Houthis
Houthis deterred? No strikes on ships since IDF Yemen strike

No recorded Houthi attacks on shipping have been registered since the IDF strike on the Houthi-held port of Houdeidah.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 22.07.24

US Navy, Houthis

CENTCOM: US Navy destroys two Houthi drone ships

US forces in the Red Sea also took out one ground control station and one command and control node in a Houthi-held Yemen.

Avi Woolf | 20.06.24

Maritime updates, Houthi attacks

One crew member killed as bulk carrier ship sinks after Houthi attack

A bulk carrier ship has sunk in the Red Sea following a Houthi hijack of the vessel last week. The Greek owned ship is the second boat to be downed by Yemeni terrorists. 

Eliana Fleming, JFeed Staff | 19.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

US destroys four Houthi radars

CENTCOM announced yesterday that the United States had destroyed four radars and a drone ship belonging to Houthi forces.

Avi Woolf | 18.06.24

Houthi attacks, Ship hijacking

US Navy saves Greek crew from Houthi attack

Ship hijackings continue by the Iran-backed Houthi terrorist group, causing destruction and terror to cargo ships in the Red Sea over the past months.

Eliana Fleming, JFeed Staff | 16.06.24

Red Sea, Shipping

CENTCOM singles out Iran for failing to rescue ship hit by Houthi missiles

The M/V Verbena, struck by two Houthi missiles, announced today that its crew were abandoning ships due to uncontrollable fires.

Avi Woolf | 16.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

Houthis strike ship with two cruise missiles, causing damage and seriously wounding sailor

Aircraft from the cruiser USS Philippine Sea evacuated the sailor for further medical treatment. 

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

"Malign and reckless behavior": CENTCOM issues particularly sharp statement on Houthi shipping attacks

Also, unusual for most CENTCOM statements on the Red Sea blockade, the statement explicitly mentioned how the Houthis were "Iranian-backed."

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24

Red Sea, Shipping

UKMTO: Houthi missiles strike two vessels in the Indian Ocean

Making good on their threat to expand their attacks on shipping beyond the Red Sea, two ships were struck this morning by missiles in the Indian Ocean

Avi Woolf | 09.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Red Sea

Houthis claim six ships targeted - including in Mediterranean

Houthi Spokesperson Yahya Sare'e claimed that these attacks were in response to "the ongoing massacre in Rafah."

Avi Woolf | 29.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Shipping

gCaptain: Red Sea Houthi blockade leaves companies shipping between Europe and Asia short of ships

The need to avoid the Red Sea and go around the African continent has greatly increased the number of ships needed - more than companies currently have.

Avi Woolf | 16.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Shipping

Reuters: Maersk warns Red Sea disruptions could cut Europe-Asia shipping capacity by 20%

The shipping giant further believes that the disruptions caused by the Iran-backed Houthis will not end until the end of 2024.

Avi Woolf | 06.05.24

Red Sea, Houthis

US Navy intercepts Houthi missiles, drone

No injuries or damage were sustained by US-led forces under Operation Prosperity Guardian or commercial ships passing through the Red Sea.

Avi Woolf | 07.04.24

Baltimore, Francis Scott Key Bridge

gCaptain: US Army Engineers activate emergency operations center to help Baltimore

The action frees over 1,100 engineers and construction specialists to help deal with the fallout of the bridge collapse.

Avi Woolf | 27.03.24

Shipping, Baltimore

gCaptain: Ship that collapsed Baltimore bridge lost power and couldn't be steered away from crash

The analysis by the maritime news site is based on reports from news agencies and footage of the crash.

Avi Woolf | 26.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Reuters: US pushing for commercial provision of aid to complement Gaza port project

The project will be funded by US allies and private parties and involve tugboats and cranes.

Avi Woolf | 13.03.24

Israel-Gaza War

Transportation Ministry conducts exercise rescuing sailors from burning merchant ship

The exercise is part of a number of preparations for a possible widening of the war, especially against Hezbollah, with its massive and more precise rocket arsenal.

Avi Woolf | 12.03.24

Red Sea, Houthis

Bloomberg: Anchor dropped in Red Sea during Houthi attack likely damaged undersea cables 

The anchor was dropped to protect a ship under Houthi attack and accidentally hit the cables, and was thus not a deliberate attack on the international communications network.

Avi Woolf | 06.03.24

Red Sea, Houthis, ZIM

Red Sea Houthi Blockade a Boon For Israeli Shipping Company ZIM

According to investment site TipRanks, ZIM has enjoyed a resurgence in stock value thanks to soaring rates, driven by the effective closure of the Red Sea shipping lane.

Avi Woolf | 08.02.24

Red Sea, Shipping, Houthis

gCaptain: Marine Insurers Continue to Provide Affordable Insurance to Ships Passing Through Red Sea Despite Houthis

The International Union of Marine Insurance stated that it would continue to insure ships going through the Red Sea and around the African continent, and that affordable packages were still available for this.

Avi Woolf | 07.02.24