The Arab coalition stated that the cargo ship “Rawabi” was carrying equipment for operating the Saudi field hospital on the island of Socotra.
The spokesman for the coalition forces, Brigadier General Turki Al-Maliki, said in a statement that the cargo ship was hijacked and hijacked at 23:57 on Sunday evening, while it was sailing opposite Al-Hodeidah Governorate.
The coalition warned that the piracy operation by the Houthis poses a real threat to the freedom of maritime navigation and global trade in the Red Sea.
He also stressed that the militias bear full responsibility as a result of their criminal act of piracy of the ship and violation of the principles of international humanitarian law and the “San Remo” Guide on International Law in Armed Conflicts at Sea and the United Nations Conventions on the Sea.
The Arab coalition stressed that its forces will take all necessary measures and measures to deal with this violation.
The British Navy had said earlier, on Sunday, that it had received reports of an attack on a ship near the Yemeni port of Ras Issa on the Red Sea.
The British Royal Navy’s Maritime Trade Operations Authority said investigations are underway to find out the details of the accident, while advising sailors to exercise extreme caution in the area.
Fears are rising in this region, especially with its proximity to the Houthi militia-controlled areas, which have become a major threat to international navigation.