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Monday, August 7, 2023
Sea drone shows the silhouette of Olenegorsky Gornyak ship near the port of Novorossiysk. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS
News

Ukraine Black Sea Drone Attacks Signal Rapidly Expanding War

(Bloomberg) — The footprint of President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine is growing fast after a weekend in which sea drones crippled a Russian naval

August 7, 2023
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Saturday, August 5, 2023
Crimea Kerch Strait bridge guarded by Russian navy warship
Navy

Naval Drone Strikes Will Likely Slow Russian Oil And Grain Exports

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) Ukraine attacked an oil tanker it said was supplying Russian forces and warned that ports, including commodity hubs, may be at

August 5, 2023
Total Views: 2756

Russia Threatens Ecological War In The Black Sea
Navy

Russia Threatens Ecological War In The Black Sea

By Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday suggested Moscow would launch more strikes against Ukrainian ports in

August 5, 2023
Total Views: 22194

Naval Drone Hits Russian Military Tanker
Incidents

Naval Drone Hits Russian Military Tanker

By Olena Harmash (Reuters) – A Ukrainian sea drone full of explosives struck a Russian fuel tanker overnight near a bridge linking

August 5, 2023
Total Views: 6237

Friday, August 4, 2023
Sea drone shows the silhouette of Olenegorsky Gornyak ship near the port of Novorossiysk. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS
Defense

Ukrainian Drone Disables Russian Warship Near Russia’s Novorossiysk Port

Aug 4 (Reuters) – A Russian warship was seriously damaged in an overnight Ukrainian naval drone attack on Russia’s Black

August 4, 2023
Total Views: 2448

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Russia Says it Thwarted Ukrainian Attacks on Navy and Civilian Ships in Black Sea
News

Russia Says it Thwarted Ukrainian Attacks on Navy and Civilian Ships in Black Sea

Aug 1 (Reuters) – Russia‘s defense ministry said on Tuesday it had thwarted attacks by Ukrainian sea drones on its navy and

August 1, 2023
Total Views: 1662

Tuesday, July 25, 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
Navy

UK Warns Ships That Russia May Attack

By Michelle Nichols and Julia Payne (Reuters) – Britain warned on Tuesday that it has information indicating Russia’s military may start

July 25, 2023
Total Views: 13081

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Navy

NATO Convoys Can Protect Ukraine’s Grain Says Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the latest escalation of his war crimes against Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has pulled out of the painfully

July 25, 2023
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Monday, July 24, 2023
A grain warehouse destroyed by a Russian drone strike is seen in a sea port, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa Region, Ukraine July 24, 2023. Press Service of the the Operational Command South of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/ Photo Handout via REUTERS
Ports

Russian Drones Attack Danube Grain Terminal

By Olena Harmash (Reuters) – Russia destroyed Ukrainian grain warehouses on the Danube River in a drone attack on Monday,

July 24, 2023
Total Views: 2374

Friday, July 21, 2023
A still image shows what it said to be the guided missile ship Ivanovets during drills in the Black Sea,
Shipping

Russian Navy Holds Live Fire Exercise in Black Sea as Threats to Shipping Escalate

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Russia’s navy said it had conducted a live fire exercise in the Black Sea after trading threats with Ukraine in which

July 21, 2023
Total Views: 1680

Thursday, July 20, 2023
Ellie M, a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship carrying Ukrainian corn, waits for the inspection at the anchorage area of the Bosphorus southern entrance in Istanbul, Turkey
Shipping

Russia Says It Has No Plans to Attack Civilian Ships in Black Sea

July 20 (Reuters) – Russia is not preparing to attack civilian ships in the Black Sea despite assertions by the United States, Russia’s

July 20, 2023
Total Views: 2012

Sunday, June 11, 2023
Ukraine Warns of Toxic Black Sea ‘Garbage Dump’ From Dam Debris
News

Ukraine Warns of Toxic Black Sea ‘Garbage Dump’ From Dam Debris

By Daryna Krasnolutska (Bloomberg) –Floodwaters have started to recede four days after the destruction of Ukraine’s Kakhovka Dam, laying bare

June 11, 2023
Total Views: 2976

Sunday, April 16, 2023
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is poured into a ship in Nikolaev. REUTERS/Vincent Mundy
Shipping

Poland, Hungary Ban Grain And Food Imports From Ukraine

WARSAW/BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Poland and Hungary have decided to ban imports of grain and other food from neighbouring Ukraine to protect the local

April 16, 2023
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Saturday, March 18, 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

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: 1311

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Russian Jet Collides with U.S. Military Drone Over Black Sea
Defense

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: 3369

Sunday, March 12, 2023
A view shows a grain terminal in the sea port in Odesa after restarting grain exports, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine August 19, 2022.
Shipping

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: 606

Saturday, March 4, 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

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: 4556

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Bangladesh Shipowner Looking at $22 Million Insurance Payout for Ship Hit in Ukraine
Shipping

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: 4688

Monday, February 27, 2023
War on the Black Sea Enters its Second Year
Shipping

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: 1958

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Cargo Ship Breaks in Half at Russian Anchorage
Accidents

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: 15562
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