The ship also met with protests on May 9 at the Le Havre port in France, where it was prevented from loading a planned arms shipment by humanitarian groups.
Six civilians, including four children, were killed and 52 others injured in the strikes. The renewed violence threatens to derail the peace agreement reached in Sweden last year.
The Houthis are handing over control of the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Ras Isa to the Yemeni coastguard. An agreement to this effect was signed in Stockholm in December
Rights groups in France managed to stop the loading of French weapons meant for sale to Saudi Arabia by holding demonstrations at the Le Havre port last week.
Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha discusses what impact the continuing protests in the North African countries of Sudan and Algeria can have on the region.