Due to the extraordinary environment, many companies are moving their ships via the Cape of Good Hope without using the Suez Canal. In this case, transportation times are extended, and additional trips are required. You can see the current ships transporting in the Red Sea on the Red Sea Ship Traffic Live Map. If this situation and red sea ship traffic continues, freight costs will likely increase. If you want to find the carrier forwarder for your transportation most easily, ShipsGo Premium Service Finder lists the best ones for you.
Additionally, if you want to learn the status of your current or potential shipments and be informed with instant notifications; For this situation, ShipsGo added the “Re-route of Shipments“ section to the user dashboard Our artificial intelligence support and expert operations team regularly monitor the ships and transportation in the region.
What Happened in the Red Sea?
The Red Sea has had active events for a while. As a result of the events in the Israeli political world, some people from many parts of the world wanted to boycott Israel. In this regard, some actions occurred against container ships going to Israel via the Red Sea, using the Gulf of Aden, and other countries bordering the Red Sea. The most advanced of these actions were the attacks on Maersk, CMA-CGM, Hapag Lloyd, and MSC ships. To follow current events and news, you can check out our “Updates From the Red Sea” article.
List of Rerouted Ships – Red Sea and Cape of Good Hope
Recent events in the Red Sea caused many container ships to change their route (reroute), and some even stopped. ShipsGo’s tracking algorithm and teams immediately detect disruptions to ship routes. They also double-check each disruption on +500 vessels carrying ShipsGo customers’ shipments.