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.

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
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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
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Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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

Ukraine Grain Backlog Prompts Call for Faster Ship Inspections

By Jonathan Spicer and Can Sezer ISTANBUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) – With nearly 100 grain-laden ships reaching towards the horizon off Istanbul, the

October 11, 2022
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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Seven More Crop Laden Ships Leave Ukrainian Ports

KYIV, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Seven more ships laden with agricultural produce left Ukrainian ports on Sunday, the country’s infrastructure

September 25, 2022
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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

September 24, 2022
Total Views: 1486

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
Total Views: 493

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
Total Views: 2001

Sunday, September 11, 2022
Ukraine Flag Grain

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
Total Views: 1852

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
port of deluth

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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