“Vital arteries of maritime trade are affected by geopolitical tensions” | EUROtoday

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Dor a number of months, the Panama Canal has been fighting international warming, impacting maritime site visitors and international commerce. Artificial lake, cloud seeding… a number of options are being thought of to restrict the financial repercussions, however nothing very concrete.

At the identical time, the scenario within the Red Sea is changing into extra complicated: since December 2023, the Houthi rebels in Yemen have posed a severe risk to international commerce passing by way of this area with drone assaults.

Cyrille P. Coutansais, director of the Research division on the Center for Strategic Studies of the Navy, creator specifically of The Sea, an infographic (CNRS-editions), explains to Point how disruptions within the circulation of containers “might hamper your complete manufacturing chain…