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Later Maesrk mentioned in an announcement to the gCaptain maritime web site that “when the vessel was 55nm southwest of [Hodeidah]Yemen, the crew reported having observed a flash on deck.

“However, there is no indication of fire onboard the vessel, and we are currently working to ascertain the full details of the incident. The vessel is fully maneuverable and continues the transit north.

“Ensuring the safety of our crew is our utmost priority,” the assertion mentioned.

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) organisation additionally famous a ship incident, Reuters reported.

The grasp on Saturday reported “a loud bang accompanied by a flash on the port bow of the vessel” and a number of other explosions within the neighborhood of the world, the UKMTO mentioned in an advisory word.

No harm was reported and all crew have been reported to be protected. The vessel had left the world at full velocity to the subsequent port of name, the word mentioned.

Denmark’s authorities has introduced a plan to ship a frigate to affix the US-led Operation Prosperity Guardian in late January, if parliament approves.

The Iran-aligned Houthis, who management a lot of Yemen, have disrupted world commerce for weeks with assaults on ships passing by way of the Bab al-Mandab Strait on the southern finish of the Red Sea in what they are saying is a response to Israel’s struggle in Gaza.

Several delivery strains have suspended operations by way of the Red Sea in response to the assaults, as an alternative taking the longer journey round Africa.

The Houthis have vowed to proceed their assaults till Israel halts the battle in Gaza, and warned that it will assault US warships if the militia group itself was focused.