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

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
Total Views: 4809

Ukraine Firefighters Odessa
Incidents

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
Total Views: 859

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Odesa Strike Condemned By UN Secretary-General
Shipping

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
Total Views: 1153

Russian Missiles Hit Ukraine Port, Putting Landmark Grain Deal At Risk
Shipping

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
Total Views: 1728

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

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
Total Views: 2687

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

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
Total Views: 2179

Russia and Ukraine Sign Deal to Restore Grain Exports
Shipping

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
Total Views: 934

Monday, July 18, 2022
Meeting on Resuming Ukrainian Grain Exports Likely This Week
Shipping

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
Total Views: 762

Friday, July 15, 2022
Russian Proposal to Resume Ukrainian Grain Exports ‘Largely Supported’
Shipping

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
Total Views: 2196

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Progress Reported in Ukrainian Grain Export Talks
Shipping

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
Total Views: 1563

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Ukraine Starts Shipping Grain Via Danube River
Shipping

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
Total Views: 2539

Monday, July 11, 2022
WATCH Russia’s Secret Logistics Network To Steal Ukrainian Grain
Video

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
Total Views: 3187

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

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
Total Views: 2042

Thursday, July 7, 2022
Ukraine Grain Train Loading
Ports

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
Total Views: 2097

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Kyiv Asks Turkey to Probe Three More Russian Ships It Alleges Transported Stolen Grain
Shipping

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
Total Views: 3579

Monday, July 4, 2022
Turkey Investigates Origin Of Grain Aboard Russian Ship
Shipping

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
Total Views: 3683

Ukraine Flag Grain
News

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
Total Views: 1678

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

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
Total Views: 5783

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Russia Quits Snake Island Opening Danube To Ship Grain
Navy

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
Total Views: 14078

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
UNCTAD Says War in Ukraine is Stifling Trade and Raising Shipping Costs Globally
Shipping

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
Total Views: 1415
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