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BIMCO Alert Merchant Fleet to Still Avoid Red Sea


The Red Sea remains too dangerous for merchant ships to pass due to Houthi attacks according to shipping trade group BIMCO citing the US Navy.

  • “Coalition forces and BIMCO continue to recommend shipping companies to consider avoiding shipping operations in the area,” BIMCO said via its social media platforms.
  • UK Maritime Trade Operations says it received a vessel report that its port side was hit from above by a missile 95 nautical miles southeast of Aden, Yemen Monday.
  • Houthi rebels have said they will vow to keep attacking vessels related to Israeli trade despite US led air strikes Monday.

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