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 22, 2022

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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Friday, July 8, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine

U.S. Urges Russia To Unblock Grain Ports

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Western allies on Friday urged Russia to allow Kyiv to ship grain out to the world as the four-month-old

July 8, 2022
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Thursday, July 7, 2022
Ukraine Grain Train Loading

Danube Port Links To Ukraine Grain Train

By Andra Timu and Irina Vilcu (Bloomberg) Romania reopened a Soviet-era rail link connecting its Danube River port of Galati to Ukraine a month earlier than

July 7, 2022
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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Kyiv Asks Turkey to Probe Three More Russian Ships It Alleges Transported Stolen Grain

By Jonathan Spicer and Reade Levinson ISTANBUL, July 6 (Reuters) – Ukraine has asked Turkey to help investigate three Russian-flagged ships as

July 6, 2022
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Monday, July 4, 2022

Turkey Investigates Origin Of Grain Aboard Russian Ship

By Selcan Hacaoglu and Firat Kozok Jul 4, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Turkey has begun an investigation into the origin of grain aboard a Russian ship

July 4, 2022
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Ukraine Flag Raised On Reclaimed Snake Island 

KYIV, July 4 (Reuters) – The Ukrainian flag has been raised again on Snake Island in the Black Sea, Ukraine’s military said on Monday,

July 4, 2022
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Friday, July 1, 2022
Zhibek Zholy cargo ship underway

Ukraine Asks Turkey to Detain Russian-Flagged Ship Carrying Ukrainian Grain

By Jonathan Saul and Jonathan Spicer LONDON/ISTANBUL, July 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine has requested that Turkey detain and arrest the

July 1, 2022
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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Russia Quits Snake Island Opening Danube To Ship Grain

By Max Hunder and Tom Balmforth (Reuters) Russian forces abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake Island on Thursday, in a major victory for Ukraine

June 30, 2022
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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

UNCTAD Says War in Ukraine is Stifling Trade and Raising Shipping Costs Globally

The war in the Ukraine is stifling trade and logistics in Ukraine and the Black Sea region, increasing global demand for vessel capacity and raising cost of

June 28, 2022
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Saturday, June 25, 2022
Port of Durban south africa

A ‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Southern African Citrus Industry

By Semakaleng Motsoere (Bloomberg) –Southern Africa’s citrus industry is battling a “perfect storm” of increased production, rising farming

June 25, 2022
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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Boris Johnson Signals UK’s Willingness to De-Mine Black Sea and Help Export Grain from Ukraine

By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining

June 23, 2022
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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Russia Says It’s Assisting Exports of Ukrainian Foodstuffs Via Azov Sea

June 16 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday it was facilitating the export of grain and oilseeds from Ukraine through Russian-held transit

June 16, 2022
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Russia Offers Safe Passage to Ukrainian Grain Ships as Turkey Floats the Possibility of Mine-Free Corridors

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Michelle Nichols ANKARA/UNITED NATIONS, June 15 (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday said it has offered “safe

June 15, 2022
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Monday, June 13, 2022
farmer spreads nitrogen fertilizer on his wheat field

US Quietly Asks Shipping Companies To Ship Russian Fertilizer

By Elizabeth Elkin (Bloomberg) The US government is quietly encouraging agricultural and shipping companies to buy and carry more Russian fertilizer,

June 13, 2022
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Sunday, June 12, 2022

Ukraine Grain Exports Via Poland, Romania Face Bottlenecks 

By Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, June 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine has established two routes through Poland and Romania to export grain and avert a global

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 2686