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Bridget Diakun

Data Reporter


Bridget Diakun is a Lloyd’s List data reporter based in London. She was previously a data reporter at Law Business Research where she analysed patent and trademark data to deliver strategic pieces. Bridget loves all things numbers and applies her data skills to provide unique insight into the maritime industry.

She graduated with a degree in international relations from the University of Western Ontario in 2017. Bridget moved to the UK that same year in pursuit of a career in journalism.

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Protest stops tanker carrying Russian fuel from UK port discharge

Tanker is now waiting off Margate, UK, after protestors entered Navigator Terminals on River Thames to prevent it from discharging its cargo

Europe Tankers and Gas

The week in charts: Smaller tankers, not VLCCs, lead tanker recovery | Much of Sovcomflot’s fleet is waiting for orders | Boxship newbuilding orderbook is set to surpass 30% of operational fleet

The situation in Ukraine causes war loss and damage incidents to rise to 1990 levels; the bulk carrier market will benefit from a boost in grain exports from South America; and VLCC rates remain in the negative, despite a lift in rates for smaller tankers 

Casualty Containers

Ukraine war pushes war loss and damages incidents to highest levels since 1991

Lloyd's List Intelligence casualty report analysis reveals that war loss and damages casualties are now at a 30-year high

Europe International

The week in charts: Sovcomflot to sell a third of its fleet | Trade volatility adds to tanker rebound | Ukraine’s minor ports ramp up activity

Russia’s status as the world’s most-sanctioned nation creates headaches for shipowners, Sovcomflot looks to sell up to one third of its fleet, and the ports of Izmail and Reni helped triple outbound sailings from Ukraine

Europe International

Ukraine’s minor ports adapt to wartime trade

Seaborne trade out of Ukraine all but ground to a halt after the Russian invasion, but two ports bordering Romania have stepped up operations to keep goods flowing internationally

Ukraine Russian Federation

The week in charts: Greek-owned vessels ship more Russian crude | EU port ban cuts Russia-flagged vessel calls | China is largest importer of Iranian crude

Russia ships an estimated 4.5m barrels of crude per day despite sanctions and port restrictions, while the European Union ports ban of Russia-flagged vessels has cut arrivals signficantly

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