Major shipping associations express concern about Houthi rebels’ first fatal vessel attack

Several associations of the shipping industry published a joint statement to express their deep concern over the tragic loss of life and injuries suffered by the crew of True Confidence in the first fatal ship attack by Houthis in the Red Sea.

“The loss of life and injuries to civilian seafarers is completely unacceptable,” said the joint statement. “Merchant vessels crewed by civilian seafarers transporting global trade have a right to innocent passage through the region without the threat of...

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