Though piracy continues to be a problem in the Red Sea, cruisers are returning to the area. Yachting Monthly reports on how the military is looking to understand cruisers’ needs.
Cruisers are returning to the southern Red Sea after years of avoiding the region due to the threat of piracy.
The Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151), a multinational naval force set up in 2009 in response to piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia, told Yachting Monthly there has been a steady increase in maritime traffic and yachts are routinely making the transit through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait. Read More