1034 - 04/15 - Further Update - Yemen

The Association has received the following updates in relation to the current situation in Yemen.

The Arabian Coalition forces do not allow any vessels, coming from Bab-el-Mandeb to enter the Yemeni territorial waters without permission.

The Association has been further informed that upon arrival at Hodeidah (12 nm from the Fairway buoy) a vessel was contacted by a coalition war ship and advised that entry to any Yemeni port (especially Hodeidah) is strictly prohibited. The coalition war ship has not allowed the vessel to drop anchor, instructing it to proceed to a position 30-40nm from the entrance of the port.

Members are advised to consult reliable local sources and/or maritime risk experts for the most up-to-date information.

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