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Press Release | April 26, 2024

April 26 Red Sea Update


April 26, 2024
Release Number 20240426-02

TAMPA, Fla. – At 5:49 p.m. (Sanna time) on April 26, Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists launched three anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBMs) from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen into the Red Sea in the vicinity of MV MAISHA, an Antiqua/Barbados flagged, Liberia operated vessel and MV Andromeda Star, a UK owned and Panamanian flagged, Seychelles operated vessel.  MV Andromeda Star reports minor damage, but is continuing its voyage.

There are no injuries or other damage reported by U.S., coalition, or commercial ships at this time.