Newsletter 16/2023: The impact of the Red Sea incidents on the ocean links
Over the past few days, 20 attacks on merchant ships by Houthi rebels in western Yemen have been recorded. Container ships transiting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden have also been hit.
The impact of the Red Sea incidents on the ocean
Europe's links with Asia and the Middle East
Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, the Gaza conflict, restricted traffic in the Panama Canal, strikes by train drivers in Germany, blockades of important transport hubs and cities by disgruntled farmers across Europe (including road links to the port of Hamburg or Zeebrugge), strikes at German airports.
In one of our last newsletters last year, we informed you about the new obligation for importers of certain commodities to report their carbon footprint, the so-called CBAM.
In the last edition of our regular newsletter we informed you about our digital plans for 2024. The current situation, where shipowners are diverting ships to safer routes around Africa under pressure from attacks on cargo ships in the Gulf of Aden, means that liner shipping schedules are once again being disrupted.