Yemeni CG vessel hits mine

UKMTO reports that a vessel belonging to the Yemeni Coast Guard struck a sea mine on Friday 10th off the port of Mocha, Yemen. The mine detonated and the subsequent blast killed two crew and injured eight others. Investigations are currently ongoing, but the incident confirms fears that Al Houthi-Saleh rebels had mined the area […]

US warns of underwater mines planted by Houthis in Bab al-Mandeb

The US Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) warned merchant ships from the dangers of mines that were set by Houthis and militias allied to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Bab al-Mandeb near the Mokha port entrance. A report issued by the ONI stated that the attacks on ships in the strait, especially commercial […]