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


Sunday, February 25, 2024
wheat bulk ship
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U.S. Rice Exports To Haiti Have Unhealthy Levels Of Arsenic

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – U.S. rice exports to Haiti, which account for the bulk of supplies of the country’s key food staple,

February 25, 2024
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Saturday, November 25, 2023
Operations at Mariupol port amid Russia-Ukraine conflict. Photo REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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Ukraine Needs More Air Defenses To Protect Grain Exports

By Max Hunder KYIV, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Ukraine needs more air defenses to protect its grain export routes as well regions bordering Russia, President

November 25, 2023
Total Views: 1180

Saturday, August 26, 2023
Labourers unload rice bags from a supply truck at India's main rice port at Kakinada Anchorage. Photo REUTERS/Rajendra Jadhav
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India Tightens Rice Exports In Threat To Global Food Prices

By Pratik Parija, Shruti Srivastava and Siddhartha Singh (Bloomberg) –India imposed more curbs on shipments of rice to ensure its food security, a

August 26, 2023
Total Views: 1163

Sunday, July 30, 2023
Pope Urges Russian ‘Brothers’ To Restore Black Sea Grain Deal
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Pope Urges Russian ‘Brothers’ To Restore Black Sea Grain Deal

By Alvise Armellini VATICAN CITY, July 30 (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday called on Russia to reverse its decision to abandon the Black Sea grain

July 30, 2023
Total Views: 1619

Sunday, July 23, 2023
Heat, War And Export Bans: Global Food Threats Are On the Rise
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Heat, War And Export Bans: Global Food Threats Are On the Rise

By Agnieszka de Sousa, Flavia Rotondi and Tarso Veloso (Bloomberg) –As scorching temperatures ravage farms from the US to China, crop

July 23, 2023
Total Views: 1563

Sunday, June 18, 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
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What Is Russia’s Problem With The Black Sea Grain Deal?

(Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said this month that Russia was considering withdrawing from the Black Sea grain deal as he accused the West of

June 18, 2023
Total Views: 3539

Monday, April 3, 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
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Global Food Supply Risks Rise as Key Traders Leave Russia

By Áine Quinn and Megan Durisin (Bloomberg) — Russia’s grip on global food supply is tightening after two of the biggest international traders said

April 3, 2023
Total Views: 1295

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
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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

Friday, March 17, 2023
Commercial vessels including vessels which are part of Black Sea grain deal wait to pass the Bosphorus strait off the shores of Yenikapi in Istanbul. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Ukraine Grain Deal Renewal Still Unresolved a Day Before Expiration

By Megan Durisin, Áine Quinn and Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) — The extension of the deal that’s bolstered Ukraine’s crop exports is still clouded

March 17, 2023
Total Views: 648

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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Ukraine Seeking One-Year Grain Deal Extension with New Ports Added

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Ukraine will ask Turkey and the United Nations this week to start talks to roll over the Black Sea grain

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 1155

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Pakistan Inflation At 48-Year-High As Supplies Jam In Ports
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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

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 1373

Thursday, February 2, 2023
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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
Total Views: 4079

Monday, January 2, 2023
US Navy humanitarian food aid ship
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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: 3985

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Commodity Shippers Nearing Insurance Cliff for Vessels to Russia
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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: 1127

Saturday, December 3, 2022
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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: 6451

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Black Sea Grain Export Deal Extended
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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: 631

Saturday, November 12, 2022
Longshoremen discharging grain aboard Bulker
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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
Total Views: 1264

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Ukraine Seeks Expanded Grain Deal Being Decided Next Week
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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: 1129

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Russia Pulls About-Face and Re-Enters Grain Deal
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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: 1469

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
More Grain Ships Leave Ukraine Despite Russia Warnings
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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: 1417
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