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.

Friday, July 29, 2022
Zelenskiy Ship Odessa

Lloyds To Insure War Grain Ships In Ukraine Sea Corridor

By Carolyn Cohn (Reuters)  Lloyd’s of London insurer Ascot and broker Marsh  on Friday launched marine cargo and war insurance for

July 29, 2022
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Thursday, July 28, 2022

War Wheat: Traders Keep Russian Ships Sailing

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) An international trader, backed by Canadian pension funds and Glencore Plc, is still exporting large volumes of Russian grain as

July 28, 2022
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Crew Shortage Poses Major Challenge to Restoring Ukrainian Grain Exports

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Finding enough seafarers willing to sail ships stuck inside Ukraine’s ports is set to pose a major challenge to the

July 27, 2022
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Teenage Deck Cadet Stranded in Ukraine Excited to Return Home

By Ece Toksabay and Ali Kucukgocmen ISTANBUL, July 27 (Reuters) – Deck cadet Burak Kinayer, 19, is waiting to hear when he will set sail home to Turkey

July 27, 2022
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Bosphorus Strait

Turkey To Open Shipping Coordination Center For War Grain

Turkey will open a new joint shipping coordination center in Istanbul tomorrow to oversee Ukrainian grain exports. This comes only four days after a Russian

July 26, 2022
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First Hurdle for Ukraine Grain Deal Is Clearing Stuck Ships

By Megan Durisin and Archie Hunter (Bloomberg) — Now that Ukraine’s grain-export deal has been signed, all eyes are on clearing a major obstacle:

July 26, 2022
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Monday, July 25, 2022
Energy Crisis Spokesman

Shipping’s New ESG Rules Could Starve Millions

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new report found that more than 75% of ships will not meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new Environmental

July 25, 2022
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Ukraine Hopes To Ship Grain Despite Missile Attack

By Pavel Polityuk and Max Hunder KYIV, July 25 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Monday it hoped a U.N.-brokered deal aimed at easing global food

July 25, 2022
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FEATURE: Reuters Tracks Russian Ships Stealing Ukrainian Grain

By Reade Levinson (Reuters) – Late last month, a Russian-flagged cargo ship carrying corn pulled into the Turkish port of Izmir on

July 25, 2022
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Ukraine Firefighters Odessa

Wheat Prices Jump After Russia Attacks Odesa

By Megan Durisin and James Poole (Bloomberg) Wheat jumped after Russia’s weekend attack on the seaport of Odesa, even as Ukraine indicated it’s pushing

July 25, 2022
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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Odesa Strike Condemned By UN Secretary-General

By Ros Krasny Jul 23, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Condemnation was swift after Russia struck Odesa’s port with cruise missiles, a day after officials from

July 23, 2022
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Russian Missiles Hit Ukraine Port, Putting Landmark Grain Deal At Risk

By Natalia Zinets KYIV, July 23 (Reuters) – Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s southern port of Odesa on Saturday, the Ukrainian military

July 23, 2022
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Friday, July 22, 2022
grain ship Unity N loading in Romania

Ship Insurers Sail Into the Unknown as Ukraine Grain Deal Reached

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – A number of insurance underwriters are interested in providing cover for grain shipments from Ukraine

July 22, 2022
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Ukraine’s Path to Exporting Grain Involves Clearing Mines, Finding Ships and Trusting Putin

By Megan Durisin, Áine Quinn and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — Ukraine finally secured a deal aimed at restarting crucial Black Sea grain exports that

July 22, 2022
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Russia and Ukraine Sign Deal to Restore Grain Exports

By Ezgi Erkoyun and Max Hunder ISTANBUL/KYIV, July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine signed a landmark deal on Friday to reopen Ukrainian Black

July 22, 2022
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Monday, July 18, 2022

Meeting on Resuming Ukrainian Grain Exports Likely This Week

ANKARA, July 18 (Reuters) – Officials from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations will most likely meet this week to discuss resuming

July 18, 2022
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Friday, July 15, 2022

Russian Proposal to Resume Ukrainian Grain Exports ‘Largely Supported’

July 15 (Reuters) – Russia’s proposals on how to resume Ukrainian grain exports were “largely supported” by negotiators at talks this

July 15, 2022
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Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Progress Reported in Ukrainian Grain Export Talks

By Beril Akman, Megan Durisin and Daryna Krasnolutska (Bloomberg) — Negotiations over unblocking millions of tons of Ukraine’s grain exports were

July 13, 2022
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Ukraine Starts Shipping Grain Via Danube River

July 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine sparked hopes Tuesday for an increase in grain exports despite Russia’s blockade of Black Sea ports, noting that

July 12, 2022
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Monday, July 11, 2022

WATCH Russia’s Secret Logistics Network To Steal Ukrainian Grain

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that Moscow is ready to negotiate with Ukraine and Turkey about grain exports but it is unclear when these

July 11, 2022
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