Containerships are still making transits on the Suez/Bab-el-Mandeb despite heightened risks following the collapse of ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas and the escalation of the Houthi attacks on commercial shipping on the Red Sea which has widened to the Indian Ocean. Over 90 transits on the Bab-el-Mandeb has been recorded since 1 April 2024, mainly by smaller carriers operating in the Asia-Med and Baltic Sea routes, compared to over 700 voyages diverted to the Cape route in the same per