Ukraine Crisis

Here is gCaptain’s full coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Friday, September 23, 2022

UN Trade Body Calls for More and Bigger Ships to Prevent Worsening Food Crisis

UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan is calling on the shipping industry to redouble its efforts to help get food and fertilizers from the Black Sea to

September 23, 2022
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Sunday, September 18, 2022

167 Ships Have Left Ukraine Ports Since Grain Deal

KYIV, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A total of 165 ships with 3.7 million tonnes of agricultural products on board have left Ukraine under a deal

September 18, 2022
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Saturday, September 17, 2022

U.N. Ship Leaves Ukraine With Wheat For Ethiopia

KYIV, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The third vessel charted by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk Black Sea port with

September 17, 2022
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Friday, September 9, 2022
Romanian Navy Flag Ceremony

Drifting Mine Hits Romanian Navy Ship

by Luiza Ilie (Reuters) A Romanian Navy dredger hit a drifting mine it was trying to defuse in bad weather on Thursday, but the crew of 75 were unharmed by

September 9, 2022
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Thursday, September 8, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Port

Ukraine Grain Ship Deal Faces Mountains Of Trouble

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Too few ships are arriving in Ukraine to quickly clear mountains of grain built up over months of war despite a U.N.

September 8, 2022
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Sunday, September 4, 2022

Ukraine Dispatches Its Biggest Grain Convoy Of U.N. Deal So Far

Sept 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said it had dispatched its biggest convoy of grain vessels under a U.N.-brokered deal so far after 13 ships set sail from

September 4, 2022
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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Russia Shells Grain Silos at Ukraine’s Second Biggest Port

KYIV, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Grain silos in Ukraine’s second biggest port, Mykolaiv, were hit by Russian shelling of the city on Tuesday,

August 31, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022
Russian cargo ship Sparta II

Russia Sealifts Weapons To Crimea

by Mark Trevelyan (Reuters) Russia has shipped a battery of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles from Syria to a Russian port near Crimea, according to an Israeli

August 29, 2022
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Sunday, August 28, 2022

UK Donating Undersea Minehunter Drones To Ukraine

Ministry Of Defence–The UK is giving underwater drones to Ukraine and training Ukrainian personnel in Britain to use them to clear their coastline of

August 28, 2022
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Saturday, August 27, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece

Britain Hasn’t Quite Managed To Kick Its Russian Diesel Habit

By David Goodman and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Britain has yet to completely remove its reliance on Russian fuel, according to data that contradicts an

August 27, 2022
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Ukrainian Sailors Allowed To Leave Country To Help Crew Grain Ships

KYIV, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Merchant sailors will be allowed to leave Ukraine if they receive approval from their local military administrative body, the

August 27, 2022
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Insurers Cover Grain Ship from Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports

By Noor Zainab Hussain Aug 23 (Reuters) – Broker Marsh and Lloyd’s of London insurer Ascot said on Tuesday they have provided coverage for a

August 23, 2022
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Sunday, August 21, 2022
Ukraine Food Crisis Video

Watch: Could The Ukraine Grain Deal With Russia Fail?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to The Economist the absolute levels of global hunger in 2022 could be the highest ever, as an exceptional set of

August 21, 2022
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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Two More Grain Ships Leave Ukraine

ANKARA/KYIV, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Two more ships carrying grain have left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said

August 20, 2022
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Ukraine Grain: Biggest Convoy of Ships Set to Load

KYIV, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Ukraine expects five ships to arrive at its Chornomorsk Black Sea port on Wednesday for loading with more than 70,000

August 17, 2022
Total Views: 1640

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Germany Secures Gas Supply Via Floating LNG Units

FRANKFURT/BERLIN, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Germany secured a commitment on Tuesday from major gas importers to keep two floating liquefied natural

August 16, 2022
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Monday, August 15, 2022

Details of EU Ban on Russian Coal and Fertilizers Jolts Ship Insurers

By Alex Longley and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union jolted insurers and shippers by clarifying that a ban on EU entities servicing

August 15, 2022
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Ukraine’s First Grain Cargo Since Invasion Nears Syria

BEIRUT, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The first ship to depart Ukraine under a deal to resume grain exports from the country two weeks ago was approaching

August 15, 2022
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Sunday, August 14, 2022

First Humanitarian Ship In Ukraine Set To Depart For Africa

By Andrea Shalal YUZHNE, Ukraine, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United Nations-chartered ship Brave Commander will depart Ukraine for Africa in coming

August 14, 2022
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Friday, August 12, 2022

First Wheat Cargo Leaves Ukraine

ISTANBUL, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Two more ships left Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Friday, including one laden with the first Ukrainian wheat to be

August 12, 2022
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