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Monday, March 25, 2024
Photo of Houthi leader speaking to followers
Defense

Houthis Threaten Saudi Arabia Over U.S. Military Actions

By Mohammed Hatem (Bloomberg) The Yemen-based Houthi militants renewed their threats against Saudi Arabia, warning it not to support US strikes against the

March 25, 2024
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Friday, March 1, 2024
OSV
Shipping

ITF Raises Alarm Over Saudi Shipowner Abandoning Crews

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has raised serious concerns over unpaid wages of seafarers working on eight vessels owned by

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 2931

Thursday, February 1, 2024
A tanker transits the Suez Canal. Shutterstock/Anatoly Menzhiliy
Shipping

Saudis Boost North Red Sea Oil Exports to Avoid Red Sea Chaos

By Julian Lee and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia significantly increased oil exports from its Muajjiz terminal last month, allowing them to

February 1, 2024
Total Views: 2498

Monday, January 22, 2024
Shipping containers belonging to German transportation firm Hapag-Lloyd are seen stacked at a port in Singapore
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd to Offer Land Bridge Option Through Saudi Arabia

BERLIN, Jan 22 (Reuters) – German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd will continue to route its vessels around the Cape of Good Hope until further notice due

January 22, 2024
Total Views: 2313

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
The Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), with the embarked (26th MEU SOC) Marine Expeditionary Unit, and dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transit in formation through the Red Sea, Aug. 8, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Piracy

Saudi Arabia Urges US Restraint as Houthis Attack Ships in Red Sea

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and Parisa Hafezi RIYADH/DUBAI, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has asked the United States to show restraint in responding

December 6, 2023
Total Views: 6205

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
oil tanker
Shipping

Saudi Crude Oil Tanker Backlog at Ain Sukhna Begins to Clear

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — A backlog of Saudi-owned supertankers that has built up off Egypt’s Red Sea coast is beginning to clear.  The number

July 5, 2023
Total Views: 1086

Thursday, June 22, 2023
A tanker transits the Suez Canal. Shutterstock/Anatoly Menzhiliy
Shipping

Flotilla of Saudi Oil Tankers Near the Suez Shrinks a Little

(Bloomberg) — A cluster of Saudi Arabian oil tankers that are idling in the Red Sea is showing tentative signs of shrinking, suggesting whatever issue

June 22, 2023
Total Views: 1648

Sunday, June 18, 2023
Iranian Navy Ship conducting at sea drill
Defense

Saudi Arabia Urges Improved Maritime Security In Gulf Region

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia wants enhanced maritime security in the crucial Gulf region as part of its rapprochement with long-timerival Iran, Foreign

June 18, 2023
Total Views: 4957

Saturday, June 17, 2023
Iranian crude oil supertanker "Delvar" is seen anchored off Singapore. REUTERS/Tim Chong
Shipping

Saudi Crude Tankers Cluster Near Red Sea Coast In Rare Move

(Bloomberg) –Supertankers holding more than 20 million barrels of Saudi Arabian crude are clustered off Egypt’s Red Sea coast, the most since the

June 17, 2023
Total Views: 22832

Sunday, February 26, 2023
Houthi Port
Ports

First Container Ship Carrying General Cargo In Years Docks At Hodeidah Port

HODEIDAH, Yemen, Feb 26 (Reuters) – A container ship carrying general commercial goods docked at Yemen’s main port of Hodeidah for the

February 26, 2023
Total Views: 17651

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Aerial shot of big Jebel Ali container port
Ports

Saudi Arabia Invests $2.4 Billion in Key Dubai Ports

By Adveith Nair and Matthew Martin (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia is buying stakes in three flagship DP World developments in the United Arab Emirates for

December 21, 2022
Total Views: 1898

Thursday, July 21, 2022
A ship passes by a beach in the Aqaba Gulf in front of Tiran island which transferred into Saudi Arabia in 2017 off the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt July 12, 2018. Picture taken July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/File Photo
Shipping

Cameras to Replace Peacekeepers at Strategic Red Sea Strait

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, July 21 (Reuters) – Remote-controlled cameras will take over responsibility from U.S.-led peacekeepers for ensuring

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 1874

Sunday, March 20, 2022
Yemen Houthis Attack Saudi Refinery In The Red Sea Port Of Yanbu
News

Yemen Houthis Attack Saudi Refinery In The Red Sea Port Of Yanbu

RIYADH, March 20 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group fired missiles and drones at Saudi energy and water desalination

March 20, 2022
Total Views: 2813

Thursday, January 6, 2022
UAE Pirate Watch
Piracy

Tanker Sends Piracy Distress Call Near Yemen

By Zaid Sabah and Sylvia Westall (Bloomberg) — Unidentified assailants harassed an oil tanker off the coast of Yemen, a Saudi Arabia-led military

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 2963

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Saudi Superyacht Dispute Pits Credit Suisse Against Gulf Prince
Cruise Ships

Saudi Superyacht Dispute Pits Credit Suisse Against Gulf Prince

By Ellen Milligan (Bloomberg) — Credit Suisse Group AG is pursuing a Saudi prince in court, alleging he failed to repay the bank around $78 million

January 4, 2022
Total Views: 17642

Sunday, November 28, 2021
Saudi Prince Announces Oxagon, The World’s Largest Floating Industrial Complex
Ports

Saudi Prince Announces Oxagon, The World’s Largest Floating Industrial Complex

By Vivian Nereim (Bloomberg) –Saudi Arabia’s high-tech “Neom” mega-project plans to expand a tiny local port into a trade and manufacturing

November 28, 2021
Total Views: 8790

Monday, November 1, 2021
Maersk to Set Up Logistics Park at Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Islamic Port
Ports

Maersk to Set Up Logistics Park at Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Islamic Port

Danish shipping giant Maersk has signed an agreement with Saudi Ports Authority “Mawani” to set up an Integrated Logistics Park at the Jeddah Islamic Port

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 1556

Saturday, October 16, 2021
THE RIG
Interesting

“THE RIG.”, Your Family’s Next Vacation Destination?

Riyadh, KSA-The Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced today the launch of “THE RIG.”, a new tourism project. Inspired by offshore oil platforms, “THE

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 5171

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Saudi Royal Navy and Pakistan Navy Carry Out Live-Exercise In Arabian Sea
Photo

Saudi Royal Navy and Pakistan Navy Carry Out Live-Exercise In Arabian Sea

October 9, 2021
Total Views: 1253

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
port of Hodeidah, Yemen
Ports

4 Product Tankers Allowed To Dock At Yemen’s Red Sea Port

by Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition has allowed four tankers to dock at Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hodeidah, two sources familiar

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 1398
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