The British Maritime Trade Operations Authority said that two small boats approached a commercial ship about 50 nautical miles southeast of the Yemeni port of Mokha.
The authority added that no weapons were seen and the ship and its crew were reported to be fine.
In solidarity with Gaza strip Since the seventh of last October, which has been subjected to an Israeli aggression that resulted in the death of more than 22 thousand martyrs, it targeted The Houthis With missiles and marches of cargo ships in The Red Sea It is owned and operated by Israeli companies and transports goods to and from Israel.
On December 18, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced the formation of a naval task force called the “Guardian of Prosperity,” which includes 10 countries, including one Arab country, Bahrain, with the aim of confronting attacks in the Red Sea.
Maritime trade accounts for 70% of Israel's imports, and 98% of its foreign trade passes through the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. Trade through the Red Sea contributes 34.6% to Israel's economy, according to the Israeli Ministry of Finance.