black sea

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Black Sea Grain Initiative Extended

By Megan Durisin and Áine Quinn Mar 18, 2023(Bloomberg) –The agreement allowing Ukraine to export crops out of key Black Sea ports was renewed for

March 18, 2023
Total Views: 1154

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Russian Jet Collides with U.S. Military Drone Over Black Sea

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) – A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted and struck the propeller of a U.S.

March 14, 2023
Total Views: 3028

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Turkish Defence Minister Believes Black Sea Grain Initiative Will Be Extended

ANKARA, March 12 (Reuters) – Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Sunday that he believes that a deal allowing Ukrainian grain to be

March 12, 2023
Total Views: 586

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Russia Wheat Exports Nearly Double What They Were Before War

By Áine Quinn and Megan Durisin (Bloomberg) –After a slow start to the season, Russia’s grain exports are booming as buyers load up on its

March 4, 2023
Total Views: 4480

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Bangladesh Shipowner Looking at $22 Million Insurance Payout for Ship Hit in Ukraine

By Ruma Paul and Jonathan Saul DHAKA, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Insurers are about to pay state-owned Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC)

February 28, 2023
Total Views: 4626

Monday, February 27, 2023

War on the Black Sea Enters its Second Year

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – When Russia invaded Ukraine early on February 24, 2022, many predicted a short conflict. Russia drove on the

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 1788

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Cargo Ship Breaks in Half at Russian Anchorage

One person has reportedly died after a cargo ship broke in half at the at a Russian anchorage in the Black Sea. Reporting indicates the Comoros-flagged Seamark

February 21, 2023
Total Views: 14500

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Reinsurers Could Prohibit Black Sea Voyages Starting January 1st

by Carolyn Cohn (Reuters) Insurers may refuse to cover planes flying to Ukraine or ships sailing through the Black Sea as reinsurers – who

December 17, 2022
Total Views: 1839

Saturday, December 10, 2022

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: 1235

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Seven More Crop Laden Ships Leave Ukrainian Ports

KYIV, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Seven more ships laden with agricultural produce left Ukrainian ports on Sunday, the country’s infrastructure

September 25, 2022
Total Views: 1236

Friday, September 9, 2022
Romanian Navy Flag Ceremony

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: 4893

Thursday, September 8, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Port

Ukraine Grain Ship Deal Faces Mountains Of Trouble

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Too few ships are arriving in Ukraine to quickly clear mountains of grain built up over months of war despite a U.N.

September 8, 2022
Total Views: 5933

Monday, August 8, 2022

Ukraine and Russia Agree to Protect Grain Ships in Black Sea

By Jonathan Saul and Michelle Nichols LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Ships exporting Ukraine grain through the Black Sea will be protected

August 8, 2022
Total Views: 1547

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Four More Cargo Ships Sail From Ukraine

KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Four more ships carrying almost 170,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs

August 7, 2022
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First Ukraine Ship Under Grain Deal Will Not Dock In Lebanon On Time 

BEIRUT, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The first grain ship to leave a Ukrainian port under a deal brokered last month will not arrive in Lebanon on Sunday

August 7, 2022
Total Views: 5615

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Ukraine’s Grain Corridors Still Need Ships to Ease Food Crisis

By Aine Quinn, Ann Koh and Vivian Iroanya Aug 6, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Ukraine’s first shipments of grain since being invaded by Russia are a

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 929

Friday, July 22, 2022

US Navy Ships Stay Home As NATO Flexes Black Sea Muscle

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Every year, the US Navy sails warships into the Black Sea as part of Sea Breeze 2022 an annual joint military exercise with Romania

July 22, 2022
Total Views: 31135

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Ship Insurers Seek Greater Assurances on Ukraine Grain Corridor

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – Insurers will only be willing to cover ships sailing through a proposed corridor to get Ukrainian grain out if there are

July 20, 2022
Total Views: 729

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Gazprom sign

Russia’s LPG Exporters Open Black Sea Port of Poti 

by Jan Harvey (Reuters) Russian exporters will start shipping supplies of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Bulgaria via Georgia’s Black Sea port of Poti

July 12, 2022
Total Views: 1150

Thursday, July 7, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece

Black Sea Oil Port Halts On Russian Court Order

By Sherry Su (Bloomberg) A Russian court order to halt oil loadings from a port in the Black Sea has unnerved European crude traders already reeling from the

July 7, 2022
Total Views: 2267