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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.


Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
Shipping

Support Grows for Naval Escorts for Ukraine Grain

By Natalia Drozdiak and Rosalind Mathieson (Bloomberg) — Support is growing in Europe to send warships to the Black Sea to escort freighters carrying

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 2584

A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

Ukraine Seeks Ways to Get Grain Out

By Pavel Polityuk and Silvia Aloisi KYIV, May 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine is seeking ways to get grain and vegetable oils out of the country by breaking a

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 1565

Saturday, May 14, 2022
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is mechanically poured into a 40,000 ton ship at an Ukrainian agricultural exporter's shipment terminal in the southern Ukrainian city of Nikolaev July 9, 2013.
Ports

Germany Accuses Putin of Provoking the Global Food Crisis

By Iain Rogers, Katharina Rosskopf and Arne Delfs May 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock accused Russia of deliberately

May 14, 2022
Total Views: 1345

Friday, May 13, 2022
Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain
Shipping

Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain

By Luiza Ilie CONSTANTA, Romania, May 13 (Reuters) – Pressed into emergency service by the blockade of Ukraine’s seaports by Russian invaders,

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 6116

Monday, May 9, 2022
grain ship Unity N loading in Romania
News

Ukraine Exported 1 Million Tons Of Grain Last Month Despite War

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) Ukraine has sown about 7 million hectares of spring crops so far this year, or 25-30% less than in the corresponding period of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2482

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

Russia’s Attacks on Key Bridge May Hit Ukraine’s Grain Export Plans

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, April 27 (Reuters) – Russia launched two missile strikes and damaged a strategic bridge in Ukraine’s Odesa

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 2483

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
Shipping

How the $120 Billion Global Grain Trade Is Being Redrawn by Russia’s War in Ukraine

By Megan Durisin, Pratik Parija and Irina Anghel (Bloomberg) — Across Ukraine’s farm belt, silos are bursting with 15 million tons

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 5374

A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

Floating Mines in Black Sea Increase Risk to Grain and Oil Trade

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – The risk of coming across floating mines in the major Black Sea shipping route is adding

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 2626

Monday, March 21, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
Shipping

Ukraine Could Lose $6 Billion in Grain Exports with Ports Blocked

By Silvia Aloisi and Pavel Polityuk LVIV, March 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine faces a possible grain revenue loss of $6 billion as the blockade of its

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 4159

Friday, March 18, 2022
U.S. Grain Shipping Costs Soar With War and Drought Swinging Demand
Shipping

U.S. Grain Shipping Costs Soar With War and Drought Swinging Demand

(Bloomberg) — War in Ukraine and drought in Brazil have global crop importers turning to the U.S., and the pivot means costs to ship grains and soybeans

March 18, 2022
Total Views: 3305

Sunday, March 13, 2022
Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens The Already Fragile Global Food System
News

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens The Already Fragile Global Food System

By Elizabeth Elkin, Allison Smith and Sybilla Gross Mar 13, 2022,(Bloomberg) –The global food system is under threat as Russia’s invasion of

March 13, 2022
Total Views: 2143

Monday, February 14, 2022
Ukraine Crisis: Wall Street Should Forget Putin And Start Counting Ships
Defense

Ukraine Crisis: Wall Street Should Forget Putin And Start Counting Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) On Friday, President Biden warned that Russia could attack Ukraine “any day now” and “the United States together with

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 9423
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