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MSCI Alert

2017-008A-Yemeni Ports-Announced Temporary Port Closures


A maritime situation has been reported in Yemen.  On November 6, 2017, the Saudi-led coalition announced the closure of all ports in Yemen until further notice.  There are reports that Aden and Mukalla ports are operational as of November 9, 2017.  See U.S. Maritime Advisory 2017-002 for additional information on this area.  Further updates will be provided when available.  This alert will automatically expire on November 16, 2017.  Any questions regarding this alert should be directed to