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, February 4, 2023

Pakistan Inflation At 48-Year-High As Supplies Jam In Ports

By Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider (Bloomberg) –Pakistan’s inflation quickened to the fastest in almost 48 years in January as thousands of

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Grain ship in argentina

Argentina’s Grain Exports Plunge

Argentina anticipates exporting 5.7 million tonnes of soybeans in 2022–2023, a significant drop from its peak of 10 million tonnes a few years ago. To make

February 2, 2023
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Monday, January 2, 2023
US Navy humanitarian food aid ship

A Deep Dive Into Shipping And Famine

This editorial dives deep into the devastating effects of shipping on global starvation. Uncover how the marine transportation of fertilizer and food is

January 2, 2023
Total Views: 3693

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Commodity Shippers Nearing Insurance Cliff for Vessels to Russia

By Steven Arons, Áine Quinn and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Some of the biggest names in ship reinsurance are days away from ceasing to cover key

December 15, 2022
Total Views: 1112

Saturday, December 3, 2022
bulk carrier

Dirty Bulkers Are Now Being Used To Carry Food Crops to Asia

By Ann Koh and Hallie Gu (Bloomberg) –Dirty bulk ships used to carry iron ore are being scrubbed clean so that they can transport grain to Asia, in

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 6275

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Black Sea Grain Export Deal Extended

By Michelle Nichols Nov 17 (Reuters) – A deal aimed at easing global food shortages by facilitating Ukraine’s

November 17, 2022
Total Views: 611

Saturday, November 12, 2022
Longshoremen discharging grain aboard Bulker

Global Food Imports Could Exceed $2 Trillion

by Maytaal Angel (Reuters)– Food imports costs across the world are on course to hit a near $2 trillion record in 2022, piling pressure on the

November 12, 2022
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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Ukraine Seeks Expanded Grain Deal Being Decided Next Week

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Ukraine wants the Black Sea grain export deal expanded to include more ports and goods, and hopes a decision

November 8, 2022
Total Views: 777

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Russia Pulls About-Face and Re-Enters Grain Deal

By Ali Kucukgocmen and Pavel Polityuk ANKARA/KYIV, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it would resume its participation in a deal

November 2, 2022
Total Views: 1454

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

More Grain Ships Leave Ukraine Despite Russia Warnings

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Grain markets steadied on Tuesday, with farmers and traders on alert for Russia’s next moves as ships continue to move

November 1, 2022
Total Views: 1409

Monday, October 31, 2022

Grain Ships Sail from Ukraine Despite Moscow’s Pullout from Deal

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Ships carrying grain sailed from Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Moscow’s suspension of its

October 31, 2022
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Wheat Prices Soar as Russia Warns on Ship Safety

By Megan Durisin, Áine Quinn and Daryna Krasnolutska (Bloomberg) — Wheat prices soared after Russia suspended a deal guaranteeing safe passage of

October 31, 2022
Total Views: 778

Sunday, October 30, 2022

U.N., Turkey, Ukraine Press Ahead With Black Sea Grain Deal Despite Russian Pullout

KYIV/NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The United Nations, Turkey and Ukraine pressed ahead to implement a Black Sea grain deal and agreed on a transit plan

October 30, 2022
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Biden Warns Of Starvation If Russia Cancels UN Grain Ship Deal

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) – The European Union on Sunday called on Russia to reverse its decision to pull out of a U.N.-brokered grain deal, a move

October 30, 2022
Total Views: 1532

Thursday, October 27, 2022
port of Rosario

Grain Giant Warns Globalization Is Over

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesteray – on the heels of China President Xi’s consolidation of power, nuclear warnings from Russia, and droughts

October 27, 2022
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

A Single Missile Would Make Grain Ships Uninsurable Says Nibulon CEO

Just one missile, hitting one ship in an alleged accident would be enough to end the trade by making the route uninsurable, says Andriy

October 25, 2022
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Friday, October 21, 2022

Ukraine Says Russia Deliberately Delaying Passage of 150 Grain Ships

Oct 21 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday accused Russia of deliberately delaying the passage of ships carrying

October 21, 2022
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Thursday, October 20, 2022

Ukraine Grain Deal Renewal Is In Jeopardy

By Cecile Mantovani (Reuters) – Talks on extending a July deal that resumed Ukraine Black Sea grain and fertilizer exports are not making much progress

October 20, 2022
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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Bulk carrier inspection

Ukraine Grain Backlog Eases With Faster Ship Inspections

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) A logjam of vessels shipping Ukrainian crops eased at the weekend as inspections sped up, but the backlog remains high with just

October 18, 2022
Total Views: 1611

Saturday, October 15, 2022
wheat bulk ship

Soaring Dollar Leaves Food Piled Up In Ports As World Hunger Grows

(Bloomberg) –Food importers from Africa to Asia are scrambling for dollars to pay their bills as a surge in the US currency drives prices even higher for

October 15, 2022
Total Views: 11385