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Yemen War Clouds Raise Dangers For Top Oil Shipping Route

Conflict in Yemen risks spilling out into the busy sea lanes that pass it and potentially disrupt the narrow Bab el-Mandeb passage through which nearly 4 million barrels of oil are shipped daily to Europe, the United States and Asia.

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Simulation Tools Are Essential In Nautical Risk Assessment

During the First International Congress of Industrial Safety in Ports, Managing Director at Siport21, Jose R. Iribarren, explained the significance of simulation tools in the risk assessment of the arrival at port, berthing/unberthing operations of hazardous goods vessels.

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Yemen Shuts Major Ports Due To Conflict

Yemen shut its major seaports on Thursday, industry and local sources said, after neighbouring Saudi Arabia and Arab allies launched military operations including air strikes against Iran-allied Houthi forces fighting Yemen’s Western-backed president.

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Real Life Accident: Aborted Berthing

An inexperienced master and an apparently impatient pilot lead to a near miss accident while berthing a ship. Find out more about the accident inside the article.

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