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Equinor Reroutes Vessels Away from Red Sea

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Norway’s Equinor said on Monday it has rerouted some vessels that had been headed towards the Red Sea following attacks on other ships by Yemen’s Houthis, the firm said in a statement.

  • "We've been in a dialogue with owners of the ships that carry our cargo on our behalf. We've now decided to reroute a few ships that were headed to the Red Sea," a spokesperson said.
  • A Norwegian-owned vessel was attacked in the Red Sea Dec. 18 via a strike originating from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen, according to Reuters citing US officials.
  • A British Maritime authority said earlier Dec. 18 that it received reports of two incidents of attempted attacks on vessels in the Red Sea.
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Norway’s Equinor said on Monday it has rerouted some vessels that had been headed towards the Red Sea following attacks on other ships by Yemen’s Houthis, the firm said in a statement.

  • "We've been in a dialogue with owners of the ships that carry our cargo on our behalf. We've now decided to reroute a few ships that were headed to the Red Sea," a spokesperson said.
  • A Norwegian-owned vessel was attacked in the Red Sea Dec. 18 via a strike originating from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen, according to Reuters citing US officials.
  • A British Maritime authority said earlier Dec. 18 that it received reports of two incidents of attempted attacks on vessels in the Red Sea.