War-Related Risks and More: Five Questions About Marine Insurance in the Black Sea

The position of international insurance clubs is no less important for resuming full-fledged shipping than managing military threats and diplomacy.

‘Russia Is Already Pushing Us Out of Global Markets and Planting a Time Bomb.’ CFTS Director Serhii Vovk Explains How Russia Is Driving Ukraine into a ‘Grain Deal’ Trap

The Russian Pressure Points That Will Allow Ukraine’s Ports to Reopen

A senior manager at Ukraine's largest exporter discusses the options for unblocking Ukraine's seaports.

The First Thing We Need to Do at Sea Now Is Close the Near Sea Zone

An interview with Andrii Ryzhenko, an expert and the Ukrainian Navy’s former deputy chief of staff for Euro-Atlantic integration.

Russian-Ukrainian War: BLACK SEA INDICATOR (May)

Total Reboot: How the War Has Transformed Public Transport in Chernihiv

Legislative Changes, Staff Shortages and Electric Buses: How Cities See the Post-War Recovery of Public Transport

What the participants in the roundtable discussion "Development of Electric Public Transport and Post-War Reconstruction of Ukraine" discussed.

Time to End Russia’s Black Sea Piracy

CFTS reprints an article by Kurt Volker published by the CEPA portal.

Russian-Ukrainian War: BLACK SEA INDICATOR

Latvian innovation: why electric minibuses a promising type of public transport in Baltics and Scandinavia

The co-owner of the Latvian company Electrify, Agris Amoliņš, on the prospects of electric minibuses in the market of public transport in the Baltic countries and Scandinavia.

Strengthening the Roles of the U.S. and NATO in the Black Sea Region: Initiatives Proposed by U.S. Senators

Active diversification and difficult decisions: how Russian aggression against Ukraine changes Lithuanian railway company LTG Cargo

CEO of LTG Cargo Eglė Šimė about the adaptation of the Lithuanian carrier to new economic and political conditions after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as about the company's strategic goal for the coming years.

Five Questions About the State Fund for Insuring Civilian Ships

Ukraine is looking for ways to restore shipping in the Black Sea fully. For this purpose, it is introducing a mechanism for compensating shipowners for potential damage to their ships by Russia. How and when will the mechanism come into effect?

Breaking through the blockade

Unblocking shipping in the Black Sea: what will happen to Ukrainian ports?

Ukraine continues to suffer because of the restrictions on its maritime exports while ships have free access to Russian seaports. It is time to change the situation.

Avoiding An Insurance Paralysis

To resume maritime exports, Ukraine needs an effective system for insuring war-related risks. What is actually happening?

How Ukraine And Poland Will Jointly Develop High-Speed Rail Links

A blitz interview with the director of Ukrzaliznytsia’s Office of International Projects.

Ships Linked to Russia’s Biggest Grain Exporter Moved Stolen Ukrainian Cargo - WSJ

CFTS re-publishes The Wall Street Journal’s investigation about how vessels associated with the largest Russian grain trader shipped thousands of tons of stolen Ukrainian grain to global buyers using a complex system of feeder vessels and floating cranes.

Ukraine’s 15,000-Mile Lifeline

The CFTS reprints the New York Times editorial about the outstanding courage of the Ukrainian railroad workers who gave Ukraine and Ukrainians a shoulder at the most critical moment in the country's modern history.

Not an Iron Curtain: Why the Sanctions on the Export of Russian Mining and Metals Products are Not Working

Europe continues to purchase Russian iron ore and cast iron although they can easily be replaced with products from other sources. Why is this happening despite sanctions?

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