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Houthi-hit Bulk Carrier Tutor Abandoned and Adrift

Houthi-hit Bulk Carrier Tutor Abandoned and Adrift

12 hours ago
The crew of a Greek-owned vessel damaged in an attack by Yemeni Houthi militants has been evacuated, and the abandoned ship is drifting in the Red Sea, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations said on Friday.One sailor from Tutor, the Liberia-flagged coal carrier, remains missing, officials in the Philippines said.The attack near the Yemeni port of Hodeidah on Wednesday caused severe flooding and damage to the engine room and left Tutor unable to maneuver.Iran-aligned Houthis claimed responsibility for the missile attack on Tutor and another vessel, Verbena, in the Gulf of Aden, over the past days.
Rescue Underway for Crew of Vessel Hit by Houthis

Rescue Underway for Crew of Vessel Hit by Houthis

18 hours ago
The crew of a Greek-owned vessel Tutor that was damaged in an attack by Yemeni Houthi militants in the Red Sea should be rescued within the day although one sailor is still missing, the Philippines said on Friday.The attack near the Yemeni port of Hodeidah on Wednesday caused severe flooding and damage to the engine room and left the Tutor, a Liberia-flagged coal carrier, unable to maneuver. It was taking in water and was in need of rescue.The Iran-aligned Houthi militants have taken responsibility for the boat and missile attack on the Tutor.
US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

2 days ago
Labor talks at U.S. ports on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico are a looming risk for retailers, manufacturers and other shippers already grappling with longer transit times and higher costs.The International Longshoremen's Association contract covering 45,000 dockworkers at three dozen ports stretching from Maine to Texas expires on Sept. 30. If there is no deal by then, the union could call a strike that would hit during the vital holiday container shipping season and labor-friendly U.S. President Joe Biden's bid for reelection.The ILA on Monday called off this week's planned start of talks with the U.S.
Fire Erupts on Vessel Hit by Projectiles East of Yemen

Fire Erupts on Vessel Hit by Projectiles East of Yemen

2 days ago
Missiles fired by Yemen's Houthi militants struck the Palau-flagged Verbena cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, sparking a fire and severely injuring one of her crew, U.S. Central Command said.The Iran-allied Houthis have launched dozens of attacks on international shipping in the Red Sea region since November in solidarity with the Palestinians in the war between Israel and Hamas.Thursday's attack marked their second direct hit on a merchant ship in two days, and the group said its campaign would continue until hostilities in the Gaza Strip end.
Shipbuilding Prices Climb to Highest Level in 16 Years

Shipbuilding Prices Climb to Highest Level in 16 Years

2 days ago
The prices for newbuild vessels have risen to their highest level in 16 years, according to latest figures from shipping association BIMCO.“Since the start of the year, newbuilding prices have risen 3% to their highest level since 2008. Compared to their most recent low in late 2020 they are up 53%. During the same period, the order book has grown by 72%, reaching its highest level since early 2012 and is up 2% year-to-date,” says Niels Rasmussen, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO.Shipyards’ global order book currently stands at 133m compensated gross tonnage (CGT), an increase of 56m CGT compared to the order book’s most recent low in late 2020.