Russia has blocked about 300 cargo ships in the Black Sea
The ships cannot export grain and other goods
Ukraine negotiates metal exports via Baltic ports
The main difficulty is double cargo reloading
US bans Russian ships from its ports
Earlier, a similar decision was made in the European Union
Bosporus Strait navigation suspended
Vessel traffic through Istanbul is closed in both directions
EU banned Russian ships from entering its ports
New sanctions applies also to vessels that changed their Russian flag to alternative after February 24
ArcelorMittal open negotiations on capacities placement in Baltic Sea
The company asks Polish government to increase investments in port infrastructure
Russian aggression in Ukraine threatens China’s global logistics, WSJ
Rail transit of Chinese products through Russia may stop
Russian waters listed as dangerous for navigation, Lloyd
Russia is next to Nigeria, Somalia, Togo, Yemen, and other countries as dangerous for shipping
IMO clarified rules of insurance in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Russian insurers can be confronted with difficulties while extension the reinsurance agreements and making payments in USD
Ukraine added to potentially dangerous areas for shipping
The freight rates and insurance premiums for voyages to/from Ukrainian ports could be increased