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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.


Monday, October 31, 2022
Grain Ships Sail from Ukraine Despite Moscow’s Pullout from Deal
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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
Total Views: 1317

Wheat Prices Soar as Russia Warns on Ship Safety
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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: 794

Sunday, October 30, 2022
U.N., Turkey, Ukraine Press Ahead With Black Sea Grain Deal Despite Russian Pullout
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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
Total Views: 1463

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in front of silos of grain from Odesa Black Sea port
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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: 1586

Thursday, October 27, 2022
port of Rosario
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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
Total Views: 22359

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
A Single Missile Would Make Grain Ships Uninsurable Says Nibulon CEO
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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
Total Views: 6113

Friday, October 21, 2022
Ukraine Says Russia Deliberately Delaying Passage of 150 Grain Ships
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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
Total Views: 1838

Thursday, October 20, 2022
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is poured into a ship in Nikolaev. REUTERS/Vincent Mundy
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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
Total Views: 1053

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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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: 1617

Saturday, October 15, 2022
wheat bulk ship
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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: 11462

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
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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
Total Views: 928

Sunday, September 25, 2022
Seven More Crop Laden Ships Leave Ukrainian Ports
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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
Total Views: 1240

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Grain ship in Ukraine
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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: 1498

Friday, September 23, 2022
UN Trade Body Calls for More and Bigger Ships to Prevent Worsening Food Crisis
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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: 499

Saturday, September 17, 2022
U.N. Ship Leaves Ukraine With Wheat For Ethiopia
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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: 2019

Sunday, September 11, 2022
Ukraine Flag Grain
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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
Total Views: 2847

Friday, September 9, 2022
India Port Rice
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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
Total Views: 3015

Erdogan Will Ask Putin To Ship More Via Black Sea Corridor
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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
Total Views: 1812

Thursday, September 8, 2022
Ukraine Seeks Sunflower Oil Pipeline To Bypass Blocked Ports
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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: 1865

Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Port
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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
Total Views: 5980
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