Ships Warned against Anchoring at Aden Seaport [Archives:2000/50/Business & Economy]
The reputation of Aden seaport seems to be tarnished following the bombing incident of the USS Cole on October 12. Arab and international shipping companies warned their ships against anchoring for fueling there.
However, sources from the Free Zone said that investment requests had not been affected by the incident and that the first phase of the industrial area would begin in March, 2001. He added that the Free Zone had so far received 780 requests of investment