Red Sea turmoil continues


Recent attacks by Iranian-backed Houti rebels on Maersk Line, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)-operated containerships in the Red Sea have thwarted hopes that ‘Operation Prosperity Guardian’ – a coalition of naval ships led by the US – would make the area safer and allow transits of the Suez Canal to return to normal.

Shipping lines are continuing to avoid the Red Sea and Suez Canal as a result of attacks on their vessels by Iran-backed Houthi rebels © Suez-Cape_of_Good_Hope_rt.jpg

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