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Maersk Tankers Offers Red Sea Alternative to Fleet After Recent Attacks


Maersk Tankers is to insist its fuel tanker fleet have the option to avoid the Red Sea following a spate of attacks from Houthi controlled areas this week.

  • The alternative route is to go around Africa instead, adding significantly to journey times and fuel costs.
  • A Maersk container ship was reported to be in a near miss with a missile attack earlier Thursday based on AP News reports from US officials.

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