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Press Release | Jan. 17, 2024

Houthis attack U.S. owned and operated bulk carrier


Jan. 17, 2024
Release Number 20240117-01

TAMPA, Fla. - At approximately 8:30 pm (Sanaa time) Jan. 17, an assessed one-way attack UAS was launched from Houthi controlled areas in Yemen and struck M/V Genco Picardy in the Gulf of Aden. M/V Genco Picardy is a Marshall Islands flagged, U.S. owned and operated bulk carrier ship.

There were no injuries and some damage reported. M/V Genco Picardy is seaworthy and continuing underway.