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Grain

Port activities linked to the handling of grain and grain products. Includes imports, exports, storage and grain terminal facilities. Regarding ports, currently, the main news subject is Ukrainian grain exports. Exports stopped when the Russian invasion started on February 24, 2022. Following a July agreement, partial grain exports have resumed.

Three more cargo ships to enter Odesa port, Russia doesn’t interfere

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 12, 2023 – Despite the overnight Russian drone attack on port and grain export infrastructure in Odesa port, three more...

Port of Gdansk to build grain terminal for Ukrainian grain

Gdansk, Poland (PortSEurope) October 11, 2023 – The Port of Gdansk will have Poland’s first grain terminal with the primary intention of handling...

Varna port’s new grain terminal’s first stage is operational

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) October 9, 2023 – The first stage of Logistic Centre Varna’s 100 million euro new grain terminal, part...

Two more ships sailed Ukraine’s Black Sea “humanitarian corridor”

Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) October 8, 2023 – Two more cargo ships that left Ukrainian ports in the Odesa region on October 7 are already (18:00,...

Ukrainian Black Sea corridor works – Russia helpless

Odesa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 5, 2023 – More than 15 ships have completed journeys to and from the three major Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea...

Miller, Clearwater Dynamics to enable full War Risks insurance coverage for ships in the Black Sea

London, United Kingdom (PortSEurope) September 27, 2023 – Miller, a leading independent specialist (re)insurance broker, and Clearwater Dynamics (CWD),...

Another Russian drone attack against the grain port of Izmail

Izmail, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 26, 2023 – A third major Russian drone attack in three weeks early on September 26 damaged grain infrastructure in...

Update: No mine involved in cargo ship explosion in Black Sea

Sulina, Romania (Ports Europe) September 24, 2023 – No floating naval mine was involved in the explosion on September 20 that damaged and practically sunk...

Update: Three big cargo ships defying Russian blockade entered Ukrainian ports

Odesa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 22, 2023 – Three more big cargo ships defied the Russian navy blockade of Ukrainian Black Sea harbours on September...

Three big cargo ships heading to Ukrainian ports defying Russian blockade

Odesa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 22, 2023 – Three more big cargo ships defy the Russian navy blockade of Ukrainian Black Sea harbours and are heading...

Large grain ship has left Chornomorsk port

Kiev, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 22, 2023 – The Aroyat ship has left the Port of Chornomorsk, said Oleksandr Kubrakov said Ukrainian deputy prime...

Port of Constanta invest to boost grain capacity

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) September 21, 2023 – Constanta is now a key port for the export of Ukrainian grain. It receives grain via waterways...

First ship hit by a mine in Black Sea – unconfirmed

Sulina, Romania (Ports Europe) September 20, 2023 – General cargo ship Seama (4,300 DWT) under the flag of Togo became the first vessel to be allegedly hit...

New grain terminals in the ports of Azov and Rostov

Azov, Russia (Ports Europe) September 20, 2023 – TD RIF, one of Russia’s top grain exporters, will invest in the expansion and reconstruction of the...

First cargo vessel left Chornomorsk port defying Russian blockade

Chornomorsk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 19, 2023 – The first vessel since Russia exited the UN-brokered deal for the export of Ukrainian grain via the...

Ukraine exports more grain than in 2022 via Danube, rail, road

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) September 18, 2023 – Ukraine has already exported more grain through Romania’s Black Sea port of Constanta than it...

Update: Two cargo ships entered Chornomorsk

Chornomorsk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 17, 2023 – The first two cargo ships that defied the Russian navy blockade of Ukrainian Black Sea ports entered...

Fifth ship went through Russian blockade in the last day of NATO exercise

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) September 16, 2023 – In the last month, a fifth ship has left Odessa region ports despite the Moscow-announced blockade of...

EU: Ukraine agrees to introduce measures to avoid a renewed surge in EU imports

European Commission – Press release – September 15, 2023 Following the expiry of the restrictive measures on Ukrainian exports ofgrain and other...

100,000 tons of Ukrainian grain exported via the Port of Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) September 14, 2023 – Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, approximately 100,000 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products...

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