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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.


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
News

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
Total Views: 693

Ukraine Seafarers Are Vital To Solving The Food Crisis
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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
Total Views: 1114

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Soybean Ship, Paranagua port. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
News

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
Total Views: 2195

Russia Says West Is Breaking IMO Grain Deal
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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
Total Views: 5795

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Grain ship in Ukraine
News

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
Total Views: 1340

Monday, August 29, 2022
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Ports

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
Total Views: 15736

Saturday, August 27, 2022
Ukrainian Sailors Allowed To Leave Country To Help Crew Grain Ships
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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
Total Views: 6334

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Insurers Cover Grain Ship from Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports
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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
Total Views: 665

Sunday, August 21, 2022
Ukraine Food Crisis Video
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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
Total Views: 3328

Saturday, August 20, 2022
Two More Grain Ships Leave Ukraine
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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
Total Views: 1559

Friday, August 19, 2022
Ukraine’s Grain Shipping Corridor Appears to Be Working
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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
Total Views: 1675

More Grain Ships Set to Leave Ukraine
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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
Total Views: 673

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Ukraine Grain: Biggest Convoy of Ships Set to Load
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Ukraine Grain: Biggest Convoy of Ships Set to Load

KYIV, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Ukraine expects five ships to arrive at its Chornomorsk Black Sea port on Wednesday for loading with more than 70,000

August 17, 2022
Total Views: 1669

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Ship Carrying Ukraine’s First Grain Cargo Docks in Syria After Two Weeks at Sea
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Ship Carrying Ukraine’s First Grain Cargo Docks in Syria After Two Weeks at Sea

BEIRUT, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The first ship to depart Ukraine under a deal to resume grain exports from the country two weeks ago docked in the

August 16, 2022
Total Views: 1721

Monday, August 15, 2022
Ukraine’s First Grain Cargo Since Invasion Nears Syria
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Ukraine’s First Grain Cargo Since Invasion Nears Syria

BEIRUT, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The first ship to depart Ukraine under a deal to resume grain exports from the country two weeks ago was approaching

August 15, 2022
Total Views: 681

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Lebanon Rejects First Ukraine Grain Ship
Shipping

Lebanon Rejects First Ukraine Grain Ship

ISTANBUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – The first grain ship to depart from Ukraine under a U.N.-brokered deal docked in Turkey on Thursday after 11 days

August 11, 2022
Total Views: 9151

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
U.N. Expects ‘Big Uptick’ in the Supply of Ships for Ukraine Grain
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U.N. Expects ‘Big Uptick’ in the Supply of Ships for Ukraine Grain

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The United Nations expects a “big uptick” in ships wanting to export Ukraine

August 10, 2022
Total Views: 1679

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Ukrainian Grain Exports: Obstacles to Easing Global Food Crisis
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Ukrainian Grain Exports: Obstacles to Easing Global Food Crisis

By Nigel Hunt and Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two more grain-carrying ships left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port on Tuesday as part of a

August 9, 2022
Total Views: 907

Monday, August 8, 2022
Ukraine and Russia Agree to Protect Grain Ships in Black Sea
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Ukraine and Russia Agree to Protect Grain Ships in Black Sea

By Jonathan Saul and Michelle Nichols LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Ships exporting Ukraine grain through the Black Sea will be protected

August 8, 2022
Total Views: 1624

Sunday, August 7, 2022
Four More Cargo Ships Sail From Ukraine
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Four More Cargo Ships Sail From Ukraine

KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Four more ships carrying almost 170,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs

August 7, 2022
Total Views: 3291
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