Swift has insurance cover, says owner

ABU DHABI, — The vessel Swift, which was attacked by the Houthi militia in Bab Al Mandeb Strait on October 1, has an insurance cover, its owner the National Marine Dredging Company revealed on Wednesday.

”We do not expect the attack to have a negative impact on the financial performance, the company said in a statement.

The vessel was on a routine trip from and to Aden to ferry medical and relief assistance and evacuate wounded Yemenis to complete treatment outside Yemen.

Source: Emirates News Agency