North updates on Yemen ports

Local P&I correspondents have provided North P&I with advice on the status of ports in Yemen:

Aden Open

Ash Shihr Open

Balhaf LNG Terminal remains closed

Hodeidah Open

Mokha Closed, unsafe

Mukalla Open

Ras Isa Safer Co (SEPOC) oli terminal remains closed.

Saleef Open

North observed that the Yemeni civil war had escalated throughout 2016, and now had the potential to spill over into the shipping lanes of the southern Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Following an attempted suicide attack on a merchant ship in October, a number of government agencies and security experts have issued additional recommendations, which can be accessed via the link below. http://www.nepia.com/news/industry-news/yemen-attempted-suicide-bomb-attack-on-merchant-ship/