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Tuesday, January 2, 2024
UK Royal Navy mines ship
Navy

Turkey Blocks UK Minehunters From Black Sea

by John Konrad (gCaptain) On Tuesday, Turkey made the controversial decision to block two British minehunter ships from entering the Black Sea, citing the

January 2, 2024
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Thursday, December 28, 2023
Operations at Mariupol port amid Russia-Ukraine conflict. Photo REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
Shipping

Wheat Futures Surge After Grain Ship Hits Mine

By Tarso Veloso and Ilena Peng (Bloomberg) Wheat futures climbed after a vessel preparing to load grain from Ukraine hit a mine in the Black Sea, further

December 28, 2023
Total Views: 9324

Danger mines sign is pictured at an empty beach, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Odesa, Ukraine, March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Shipping

Bulk Carrier Hits Russian Mine in the Black Sea

by Yuliia Dysa (Reuters) A Panama-flagged bulk carrier that was heading to the River Danube port to load grain hit a Russian mine in the Black Sea, injuring

December 28, 2023
Total Views: 27575

Monday, December 11, 2023
Two Royal Navy Sandown Class minehunters deployed on Op Kipion. Royal Navy Photo
Defense

UK Transferring Two Minehunters to Ukraine as Part of Maritime Support Plan

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it would transfer two Royal Navy minehunter ships to the Ukrainian Navy, as it

December 11, 2023
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Thursday, October 26, 2023
Danger mines sign is pictured at an empty beach, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Odesa, Ukraine, March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Shipping

Ukraine Suspends Black Sea Grain Corridor Over Russian Threat -Reports

KYIV, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine has suspended the use of its new Black Sea grain export corridor due to a possible threat from Russian

October 26, 2023
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Monday, October 16, 2023
Danger mines sign is pictured at an empty beach, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Odesa, Ukraine, March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Accidents

Tanker Sustains Minor Damage After Hitting Mine in Black Sea

KYIV, Oct 16 (Reuters) – A Liberian-flagged oil products tanker hit a mine on Sunday in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania

October 16, 2023
Total Views: 1654

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Danger mines sign is pictured at an empty beach, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Odesa, Ukraine, March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
News

NATO Allies to Form Mine-Sweeping Force to Clear Black Sea Route

(Bloomberg) — Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria are discussing the creation of a joint force to clear any mines that drift into their waters from Russia’s

October 10, 2023
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Friday, October 6, 2023
Vessels are seen as they await inspection under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, brokered by the United Nations and Turkey, in the southern anchorage of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey December 11, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik/File Photo
Shipping

Turkish Ship Undamaged from Mine Explosion in Black Sea

ISTANBUL, Oct 6 (Reuters) – A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship that was sailing on Thursday in the Black Sea en route to Ukraine’s

October 6, 2023
Total Views: 2438

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Commercial vessels including vessels which are part of Black Sea grain deal wait to pass the Bosphorus strait off the shores of Yenikapi during a misty morning in Istanbul, Turkey, October 31, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo
Shipping

Turkish Cargo Ship Hits Mine in Black Sea

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship hit a mine on Thursday in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania and sustained

October 5, 2023
Total Views: 53230

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Ukraine Warns of Drifting Mines Along Black Sea Coast
Shipping

Ukraine Warns of Drifting Mines Along Black Sea Coast

KYIV, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Shipping and coastal communities around Ukraine’s major seaport hub of Odesa received a warning from military officials

February 14, 2023
Total Views: 1796

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Bulgaria Defuses Drifting Sea Mines Along Black Sea Coast
Defense

Bulgaria Defuses Drifting Sea Mines Along Black Sea Coast

SOFIA, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s navy on Tuesday defused a naval mine that had drifted close to its Black Sea coast, a day

January 24, 2023
Total Views: 2428

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Romania Defuses Mine Drifting Near Its Black Sea Shore
Navy

Romania Defuses Mine Drifting Near Its Black Sea Shore

BUCHAREST, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Romania’s navy carried out a controlled explosion on Saturday of a naval mine that had drifted

December 10, 2022
Total Views: 1249

Friday, September 9, 2022
Romanian Navy Flag Ceremony
Navy

Drifting Mine Hits Romanian Navy Ship

by Luiza Ilie (Reuters) A Romanian Navy dredger hit a drifting mine it was trying to defuse in bad weather on Thursday, but the crew of 75 were unharmed by

September 9, 2022
Total Views: 4911

Sunday, August 28, 2022
UK Donating Undersea Minehunter Drones To Ukraine
Navy

UK Donating Undersea Minehunter Drones To Ukraine

Ministry Of Defence–The UK is giving underwater drones to Ukraine and training Ukrainian personnel in Britain to use them to clear their coastline of

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 1229

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Black Sea Gas Platform Launched Off Romania Despite War Risks and No Insurance
Offshore

Black Sea Gas Platform Launched Off Romania Despite War Risks and No Insurance

By Luiza Ilie VADU, Romania, June 28 (Reuters) – A new Black Sea offshore gas platform was officially launched off Romania on Tuesday

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 2118

Friday, June 10, 2022
The Sea Mines Floating Between Ukraine’s Grain Stocks and The World
Shipping

The Sea Mines Floating Between Ukraine’s Grain Stocks and The World

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) – As the United Nations tries to broker a path for grain from Ukraine and temper worries about a global food

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 2939
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