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Black Sea Grain Deal

The Black Sea Grain Initiative is a UN-broked deal that aims to support the safe wartime export of grain from three key Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea. The initiative is monitored by the Joint Coordination Centre (JCC) hosted in Istanbul and includes representatives from Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Nations. The JCC carries out inspections of ships coming to and from Ukraine in Turkey.


Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Vessels are seen as they await inspection under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, brokered by the United Nations and Turkey, in the southern anchorage of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey December 11, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik/File Photo
Shipping

Russia Sends Free Grain to Six African Countries

Feb 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s agriculture minister said late on Tuesday that Moscow had completed its initiative of shipping 200,000 metric tonnes

February 20, 2024
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Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Turkish-flagged bulker TQ Samsun, carrying grain under UN's Black Sea Grain Initiative, is pictured in the Black Sea, north of Bosphorus Strait, off Istanbul,
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Marine Insurers Continue to Support Red Sea and Black Sea Trade Despite Challenges

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) confirmed in its annual winter meeting that the global marine insurance market continues to support trade in

February 7, 2024
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Sunday, February 4, 2024
Cargo ship Aroyat, carrying Ukraine grain, transits Istanbul's Bosphorus. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
Shipping

Ukraine Farm Exports From Odesa Seaports 14.3M Tons Since August

By Volodymyr Verbianyi (Bloomberg) —Ukraine’s agriculture exports from Odesa-region seaports have reached 14.3 million tons since August, when a

February 4, 2024
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Friday, January 26, 2024
UNCTAD Sounds the Alarm Over Unprecedented Disruptions to Global Trade
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UNCTAD Sounds the Alarm Over Unprecedented Disruptions to Global Trade

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has sounded the alarm over rising disruptions in global trade due to escalating geopolitical

January 26, 2024
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Sunday, December 31, 2023
Turkish-flagged bulker TQ Samsun, carrying grain under UN's Black Sea Grain Initiative, is pictured in the Black Sea, north of Bosphorus Strait, off Istanbul,
Shipping

Ukraine Defies Russia With Large Exports Via Black Sea Corridor

By Olesia Safronova Dec 31, 2023 (Bloomberg) –Ukraine has exported 13 million tons of products through a shipping corridor in the Black Sea it

December 31, 2023
Total Views: 15097

Thursday, December 28, 2023
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

The Maritime Stories That Made 2023

This year proved once again that the maritime industry is one of the most important and exciting industries on the planet. As 2023 comes to a close,

December 28, 2023
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Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo REUTERS/Stringer
Shipping

Ukraine and Britain Reach Deal on Discounted Insurance for Black Sea Exports

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine and Britain have agreed on a special mechanism for discounts on war risk insurance on exports through

November 14, 2023
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Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo REUTERS/Stringer
Shipping

Ukraine’s Risky Shipping Bet Pays Off

By Áine Quinn and Kateryna Chursina (Bloomberg) — A steady stream of ships is hauling grain and metals from Ukraine a month after the first inbound

October 18, 2023
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Friday, October 13, 2023
Grain warehouses heavily damaged by a Russian drone attack are seen at a compound of a port on the Danube, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa region, Ukraine August 16, 2023. Press Service of the Operational Command South of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Russian Attacks on Ukrainian Ports and Ships Destroyed 300,000 Tons of Grain Since July, Kyiv Says

KYIV, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Russia has destroyed almost 300,000 metric tons of grain since July in attacks on

October 13, 2023
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Friday, October 6, 2023
Vessels are seen as they await inspection under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, brokered by the United Nations and Turkey, in the southern anchorage of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey December 11, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik/File Photo
Shipping

Turkish Ship Undamaged from Mine Explosion in Black Sea

ISTANBUL, Oct 6 (Reuters) – A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship that was sailing on Thursday in the Black Sea en route to Ukraine’s

October 6, 2023
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Thursday, October 5, 2023
Commercial vessels including vessels which are part of Black Sea grain deal wait to pass the Bosphorus strait off the shores of Yenikapi during a misty morning in Istanbul, Turkey, October 31, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo
Shipping

Turkish Cargo Ship Hits Mine in Black Sea

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship hit a mine on Thursday in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania and sustained

October 5, 2023
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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.
Defense

UK Warns Russia May Target Civilian Ships in Black Sea ‘Humanitarian Corridor’

The UK government warned on Wednesday that Russia may continue to target civilian ships in the Black Sea to further disrupt Ukrainian grain exports.

October 4, 2023
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Monday, October 2, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.
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Freight Rates for Grain Exports via New Black Sea Route Fall Sharply

KYIV, Oct 2 (Reuters) – A new corridor allowing cargo vessels to carry Ukrainian grain and iron ore from Black Sea ports has significantly

October 2, 2023
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Sunday, October 1, 2023
Bulk carriers Eneida and Ying Hao 01 leave the sea ports of Chornomorsk and Pivdennyi. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo
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Five More Cargo Ships Head For Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports

KYIV, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Five more ships are on their way to Ukrainian sea ports using a new corridor opened to resume predominantly agricultural

October 1, 2023
Total Views: 1544

Monday, September 25, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.
Shipping

Russia Strikes Ukrainian Grain and Port Facilities

By Anna Pruchnicka Sept 25 (Reuters) – Russian air strikes and shelling killed six people in Ukraine and caused “significant

September 25, 2023
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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.
Defense

Russian Missiles Hit Agriculture Facility In Odesa

Sept 17 (Reuters) – Russia launched a combined drone and missile attack on Ukraine early on Sunday, targeting chiefly the southern parts of the

September 17, 2023
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Saturday, September 16, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo REUTERS/Stringer
Shipping

Two Grain Ships Headed To Ukraine Via Humanitarian Corridor

KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Two cargo vessels were headed to Ukrainian ports on Saturday, Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov told

September 16, 2023
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Monday, September 11, 2023
Cargo ship carrying Ukrainian grain in the Black Sea off Kilyos near Istanbul, Turkey November 2, 2022. Photo REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Shipping

British PM: Russia Targeted Civilian Ship with Missiles

LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Britain on Monday accused Russia of targeting a civillian cargo ship at port in the Black Sea on Aug. 24 in a

September 11, 2023
Total Views: 5706

Sunday, September 10, 2023
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is poured into a ship in Nikolaev. REUTERS/Vincent Mundy
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EU Takes Aim at Russian ‘Cynicism’ On Black Sea Grain Deal At G20

By Shivangi Acharya, Sarita Chaganti Singh and Katya Golubkova NEW DELHI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The European Union castigated Russia on Saturday

September 10, 2023
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Sunday, September 3, 2023
Grain warehouses heavily damaged by a Russian drone attack are seen at a compound of a port on the Danube, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa region, Ukraine August 16, 2023. Press Service of the Operational Command South of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/Handout via REUTERS
Ports

Russian Drone Attack Hits Danube Port Infrastructure – Ukraine

Sept 3 (Reuters) – Russian drones hit Danube River port infrastructure that is critical to Ukraine’s grain exports, injuring at least two people

September 3, 2023
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