25 July 2018 – An incident occurred to a M/V in PSN 55 n.m. NW from Hanish Islands
An incident occurred to a MV on the 242130UTCJUL18 in PSN 1447N 04144E (55 n.m. NW from Hanish Islands)
Source : UKMTO
The Saudi Arabian government has issued a statement saying they have temporarily suspended oil shipments through Bab el-Mandeb Strait.
Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Energy Minster said in the statement sent by his ministry that two Saudi VLCCs were attacked in the Red Sea on Wednesday morning – 25 July – by Yemen’s Houthi movement.
The Saudis have not revealed the names of the tankers and have said there was only minimal damage to one of the VLCCs.