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Operation Prosperity Guardian

gCaptain’s full coverage of Operation Prosperity Guardian, the US-led naval coalition set up to fend off Houthi attacks on international shipping in the Red Sea.


Friday, March 22, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Container vessel Maersk Hangzhou sails in the Wielingen channel, Westerschelde, Netherlands, July 15, 2018. Rene van Quekelberghe/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo
Shipping

Maersk Says Red Sea Still Too Risky to Justify Return

Danish shipping giant Maersk says it will continue to divert its containerships around the Cape of Good Hope due to the continued risk of Houthi attacks in the

March 22, 2024
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Tuesday, March 12, 2024
HMS Diamond. Photo courtesy UK Royal Navy
Defense

HMS Diamond Returns to ‘Operation Prosperity Guardian’ in Red Sea

The United Kingdom is redeploying one of its most technologically advanced warships, HMS Diamond, to the Red Sea. The move comes as part of the UK’s

March 12, 2024
Total Views: 2028

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The crew aboard the USS Gravely launches Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles in response to attacks on shipping by the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist group in the Red Sea, Jan. 12, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Has Hit 230 Houthi Targets in Yemen

By Daniel Flatley and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The US has struck 230 targets in Yemen following Houthi-led attacks against shipping in the Red Sea, a

February 28, 2024
Total Views: 3503

Sunday, February 25, 2024
U.S. Forces, Allies Conduct Joint Strikes in Yemen. Courtesy Photo Centcom.mil
Shipping

US, British Forces Carry Out More Strikes Against Houthis In Yemen

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) – U.S. and British forces carried out strikes against more than a dozen Houthi targets in

February 25, 2024
Total Views: 4837

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
HMS Richmond is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy. Photo courtesy UK Royal Navy
Defense

HMS Richmond Takes Over for HMS Diamond in Red Sea’s Operation Prosperity Guardian

As tensions in the Red Sea continue to escalate due to Houthi attacks on commercial vessels, the Royal Navy warship HMS Richmond is stepping in to replace HMS

February 7, 2024
Total Views: 3295

Monday, January 29, 2024
The frigate Iver Huitfeldt sets sail from Korsør, Denmark, January 29, 2024. Photo courtesy Rune Dyrholm / The Armed Forces
Defense

Denmark Sends Frigate to Join Operation Prosperity Guardian in Red Sea

Denmark is sending the frigate Iver Huitfeldt to join the US-led naval coalition, Operation Prosperity Guardian, to help protect freedom of navigation in the

January 29, 2024
Total Views: 3401

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Houthi fighter stands on the Galaxy Leader cargo ship in the Red Sea. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

U.S. and Allies Weigh Hitting Houthis as Red Sea Attacks Escalate

By Alex Wickham, Iain Marlow and Peter Martin (Bloomberg) — The US and its allies are weighing options for retaliation against escalating attacks at

January 10, 2024
Total Views: 26985

Monday, January 8, 2024
Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition
Navy

Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the Red Sea, Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG) is witnessing a gradual increase in naval strength. Led by the United States, OPG

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 50548

smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

Houthi Bribe Allegations Rock Shipping Market

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Shares of the Israeli shipping company Zim plunged over 17 percent in premarket trading today following reports that their Chinese

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 8419

Friday, January 5, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Container vessel Maersk Hangzhou sails in the Wielingen channel, Westerschelde, Netherlands, July 15, 2018. Rene van Quekelberghe/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo
Shipping

Maersk Suspends Red Sea Voyages for ‘Foreseeable Future’

Danish shipping giant Maersk announced Friday it will continue reroute its ships around the Cape of Good Hope for the “foreseeable future” as

January 5, 2024
Total Views: 3409

Thursday, January 4, 2024
The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) sails alongside the Japanese Murasame-class destroyer Akebono (DD 108) in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 25, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Reiterates ‘Defensive Presence’ in Red Sea After Warning

The United States has reiterated its commitment to maintaining a “defensive presence” in the Red Sea as the Houthi rebel group shows no signs of

January 4, 2024
Total Views: 19513

Houthi stand on beach after ship attack
Shipping

Explosives-Laden Houthi Boat Detonates in Red Sea -US Navy

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) – A Houthi drone boat ladened with explosives detonated in the Red Sea on Thursday but failed to cause any

January 4, 2024
Total Views: 134734

Wednesday, January 3, 2024
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

US and Allies Issue Warning to the Houthis: Stop the Attacks on Shipping or Else

In a joint statement released by the White House, the governments of the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan,

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 10854

Friday, December 29, 2023
Absalon-class frigate HDMS Esbern Snare. Photo: Danish Ministry of Defence
Defense

Denmark to Send Frigate to Join US-Led Naval Operation in the Red Sea

In an effort to combat Houthi attacks on civilian shipping in the Red Sea, Denmark has announced its plans to send a frigate to join the U.S.-led Operation

December 29, 2023
Total Views: 3383

Thursday, December 28, 2023
US Navy ship in a convoy with a LNG tanker
Navy

Key US Navy Allies Abandon Red Sea Operation After White House Blunders

By Phil Stewart, David Latona, Angelo Amante and Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden hoped to present a firm international response to

December 28, 2023
Total Views: 16303

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III addresses service members assigned Naval Support Activity, Bahrain after participating in the Virtual Red Sea Security Summit, Dec 19, 2023. Austin convened the virtual ministerial with Ministers, Chiefs of Defense, and senior representatives from 43 countries, as well as the European Union and NATO, to discuss the increased threat to maritime security in the Red Sea. (DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)
Shipping

Operation Prosperity Guardian: Whose Prosperity is Being Guarded?

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (Opinion) – Maersk Gibraltar is not a remarkable containership for 2023.  She pales at 10,100 TEUs (twenty-foot

December 27, 2023
Total Views: 14385

Sunday, December 24, 2023
Is Maritime Media Putting Ships At Risk In The Red Sea?
Navy

Is Maritime Media Putting Ships At Risk In The Red Sea?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) LloydsList is a competitor of my publication gCaptain. We believe in shipping media working together for the greater

December 24, 2023
Total Views: 6343

Friday, December 22, 2023
Maersk Containership in a naval convoy exercise
Navy

French Navy Escorts CMA CGM Ships While US Ships Remain Stranded

This is a rapidly evolving story, please subscribe to the gCaptain on X for the latest updates. UPDATE: France has agreed to remain but under the condition

December 22, 2023
Total Views: 199290

Wednesday, December 20, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), right, prepares for an underway replenishment with Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE-13), left, while conducting routine operations in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 16, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Piracy

Houthis Threaten to Attack US Warships if Washington Targets Yemen

DUBAI, Dec 20 (Reuters) – The leader of Yemen’s Houthis warned on Wednesday they would strike U.S. warships if the Iranian-backed militia was

December 20, 2023
Total Views: 10280

The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) sails alongside the Japanese Murasame-class destroyer Akebono (DD 108) in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 25, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Piracy

Shipping Industry in the Dark Over Red Sea Naval Coalition

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Shipping companies remain in the dark over a new international navy coalition being

December 20, 2023
Total Views: 7785
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