food shipping crisis

gCaptain’s full coverage of the food shipping crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and naval blockade of Ukrainian grain ports.

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Grain ship in Ukraine

Ukraine Ports Have Shipped Just 4.7 Million Tons Of Grain

by Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) A total of 211 ships with 4.7 million tonnes of agricultural products on board have left Ukraine so far under a deal

9 hours ago
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Friday, September 23, 2022

UN Trade Body Calls for More and Bigger Ships to Prevent Worsening Food Crisis

UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan is calling on the shipping industry to redouble its efforts to help get food and fertilizers from the Black Sea to

September 23, 2022
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Saturday, September 17, 2022

U.N. Ship Leaves Ukraine With Wheat For Ethiopia

KYIV, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The third vessel charted by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk Black Sea port with

September 17, 2022
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Sunday, September 11, 2022
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France Signs Grain Export Deal With Romania

By John Irish (Reuters) France’s transport minister said on Sunday he would sign an agreement with Romania to help increase Ukrainian grain exports to

September 11, 2022
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Friday, September 9, 2022
India Port Rice

India Rice Export Ban Traps 1M Tons In Ports

By Rajendra Jadhav (Reuters) – Rice loading has stopped at Indian ports and nearly one million tonnes of grain are trapped there as buyers refuse to pay

September 9, 2022
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Erdogan Will Ask Putin To Ship More Via Black Sea Corridor

by Yesim Dikmen (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will urge Moscow to send goods though a U.N.-backed Black Sea corridor when he meets Russian

September 9, 2022
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Thursday, September 8, 2022

Ukraine Seeks Sunflower Oil Pipeline To Bypass Blocked Ports

by Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) Ukraine and Poland will build a 600-km pipeline to deliver Ukrainian sunflower oil to the Polish port of Gdansk, the Ukrainian

September 8, 2022
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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
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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
A satellite image shows a closeup of bulk carrier ship loading grain at the port of Sevastopol, Crimea May 19, 2022

Wheat Prices Drop After Ukraine Grain Ship Deal

by Jonathan Spicer (Reuters) A drop in global wheat prices in August was partly due to grain exports resuming from Ukraine and ensuring food and fertilizer

September 7, 2022
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Ukraine Seafarers Are Vital To Solving The Food Crisis

By Jonathan Saul and Max Hunder KYIV, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s decision to allow its seafarers to leave the country despite wartime

September 7, 2022
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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Soybean Ship

US Port Delays Hit Soybean Farmers

By Tarso Veloso and Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) US farmers facing supply-chain bottlenecks and a surging dollar are losing their competitive edge in the

September 6, 2022
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Russia Says West Is Breaking IMO Grain Deal

by Mark Trevelyan (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the West was not honoring its promise to help Russian

September 6, 2022
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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Grain ship in Ukraine

U.N. Ships Ukrainian Grain To Drought-Stricken Ethiopia

By Katharine Houreld (Reuters) – A ship carrying wheat from Ukraine to the drought-stricken Horn of Africa docked on Tuesday, the United Nations said,

August 30, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022
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Grain Is Gushing Out Of The Great Lakes This Year

The St. Lawrence Seaway transported 514,000 tonnes of grain out of the Great Lakes between March 22 to the end of July this year. This represents a 37%

August 29, 2022
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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Ukrainian Sailors Allowed To Leave Country To Help Crew Grain Ships

KYIV, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Merchant sailors will be allowed to leave Ukraine if they receive approval from their local military administrative body, the

August 27, 2022
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Insurers Cover Grain Ship from Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports

By Noor Zainab Hussain Aug 23 (Reuters) – Broker Marsh and Lloyd’s of London insurer Ascot said on Tuesday they have provided coverage for a

August 23, 2022
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Sunday, August 21, 2022
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Watch: Could The Ukraine Grain Deal With Russia Fail?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to The Economist the absolute levels of global hunger in 2022 could be the highest ever, as an exceptional set of

August 21, 2022
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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Two More Grain Ships Leave Ukraine

ANKARA/KYIV, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Two more ships carrying grain have left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said

August 20, 2022
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Friday, August 19, 2022

Ukraine’s Grain Shipping Corridor Appears to Be Working

(Bloomberg) — Ukrainian grain flows are pushing down global prices as the newly opened crop-export corridor shows initial success.  More than 500,000

August 19, 2022
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More Grain Ships Set to Leave Ukraine

KYIV, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A further ten cargo ships are being loaded with grain in Ukrainian Black Sea ports and being prepared for shipment under a

August 19, 2022
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