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MSCI Alert

2021-006A-Eastern Mediterranean-Threat to Commercial Vessels


Multiple maritime incidents have been reported in the vicinity of the Israeli ports of Ashdod and Ashkelon on May 11-12, 2021. The nature of these incidents is reported to be rocket strikes, which landed in and near these ports. Exercise caution when transiting or operating in or near Israeli ports and territorial waters. This Alert will automatically expire on May 21, 2021. Any maritime industry questions regarding this alert should be directed to