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Saturday, May 14, 2022
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is mechanically poured into a 40,000 ton ship at an Ukrainian agricultural exporter's shipment terminal in the southern Ukrainian city of Nikolaev July 9, 2013.
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Germany Accuses Putin of Provoking the Global Food Crisis

By Iain Rogers, Katharina Rosskopf and Arne Delfs May 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock accused Russia of deliberately

May 14, 2022
Total Views: 1345

Friday, May 13, 2022
Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain
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Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain

By Luiza Ilie CONSTANTA, Romania, May 13 (Reuters) – Pressed into emergency service by the blockade of Ukraine’s seaports by Russian invaders,

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 6116

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
bow of a dry bulk carrier at anchor
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Baltic Dry Index Close to 5-Month Peak on Stronger Rates

May 10 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose to a near five-month high on Tuesday, as rates rose for all vessel

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 776

Thursday, May 5, 2022
United Grain and ILWU Reach Labor Deal at Major Pacific Northwest Grain Export Terminal
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United Grain and ILWU Reach Labor Deal at Major Pacific Northwest Grain Export Terminal

The negotiating committees representing Longshore workers from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 4 union and management from the

May 5, 2022
Total Views: 1368

Saturday, April 30, 2022
grain ship Unity N loading in Romania
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First Ship With Ukrainian Corn Departs Romania

By Megan Durisin (Bloomberg) Enough grain has made its way out of Ukraine to fill an export vessel in neighboring Romania, marking a small but important first

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 9810

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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Rising Freight Puts Heavy Burden on Grain-Importing Nations -ICS

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — The war in Ukraine will put further pressure on grain-importing countries in Africa and Asia as a reduced number of vessels

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 4578

Monday, April 11, 2022
ships at anchor
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477 Bulkers Are Stuck Waiting To Enter China

By Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) Dotting the sea off Chinese ports are 477 bulk cargo ships waiting to deliver resources from metal ore to grain into

April 11, 2022
Total Views: 14210

Sunday, April 10, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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War To Slash Ukraine’s GDP Output By Over 45%

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s economic output will likely contract by a staggering 45.1% this year as

April 10, 2022
Total Views: 1219

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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How the $120 Billion Global Grain Trade Is Being Redrawn by Russia’s War in Ukraine

By Megan Durisin, Pratik Parija and Irina Anghel (Bloomberg) — Across Ukraine’s farm belt, silos are bursting with 15 million tons

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 5375

Monday, March 28, 2022
bulk carrier underway
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Capital Link’s International Shipping Forum Drybulk Panel: ‘You Pinch Yourself’

The drybulk panel at Capital Link’s International Shipping Forum (now in its 16th year) proved to be lively, to say the least, as shipowner participants

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 910

Monday, March 21, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
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Ukraine Could Lose $6 Billion in Grain Exports with Ports Blocked

By Silvia Aloisi and Pavel Polityuk LVIV, March 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine faces a possible grain revenue loss of $6 billion as the blockade of its

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 4159

Friday, March 18, 2022
U.S. Grain Shipping Costs Soar With War and Drought Swinging Demand
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U.S. Grain Shipping Costs Soar With War and Drought Swinging Demand

(Bloomberg) — War in Ukraine and drought in Brazil have global crop importers turning to the U.S., and the pivot means costs to ship grains and soybeans

March 18, 2022
Total Views: 3305

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
bulk carrier ballast water
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Drybulk Uptrends Bring Optimism, Exuberance and Divergence

Though uncertainty pervades all parts of the shipping markets, drybulk has found some strength, against a backdrop of shifting cargo flows- real, envisaged, or

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 719

Monday, March 7, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
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Ukraine Uncertainties Cause Divergent Views for Shipping Markets

With the continued fighting in the Ukraine, and the uncertainties surrounding sanctions, port closings, embargoes, and other disrupters, the shipping markets

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 3593

Friday, March 4, 2022
Bulker carrying bauxite unloading at a port in Yantai
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China Is Shipping Stockpiles Of Metal To Europe

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) Commodities traders are racing to capture a rare profit from shipping aluminum out of China as the war in Ukraine creates

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 9970

Monday, February 28, 2022
India Ships Record Wheat As Ukraine Crisis Upends Bulk Trade
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India Ships Record Wheat As Ukraine Crisis Upends Bulk Trade

By Pratik Parija (Bloomberg) India is set to benefit from the shifts in global wheat trade as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine leaves a vital source of

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 2136

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Ships Sit Empty for Weeks Waiting for Delayed Brazil Soybeans
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Ships Sit Empty for Weeks Waiting for Delayed Brazil Soybeans

By Tarso Veloso (Bloomberg) — A backlog of vessels waiting to load soybeans from some Brazilian ports is stretching to near-record lengths as the

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 3653

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos
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ADM Ships Record Soybean Cargo from Northern Brazil

By Nayara Figueiredo SAO PAULO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – U.S. grains merchant Archer-Daniels-Midland Co ADM.N said on Tuesday it has

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 5803

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
bulk carrier at sea
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Drybulk Freight: Higher Hires for Big Vessels and Supply Chain Drama Easing, Just Not Right Away

The ongoing winter Olympics, coinciding with the Lunar New Year in China, have taken some of the attention away from the drybulk markets. Just as well, because

February 8, 2022
Total Views: 1379

Monday, February 7, 2022
First LNG-Fueled Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier Fuels Up in Singapore
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First LNG-Fueled Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier Fuels Up in Singapore

The first LNG-fueled bulk carrier to transport iron ore between Western Australia and Asia has arrived in Singapore for its first bunkering operation prior

February 7, 2022
Total Views: 2303
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