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Seizing the Opportunity: Why Ukraine Should Push Russia Out Of China-EU Transit

By supporting the actions of those who complicate shipping in the Red Sea, Russia hopes to at least slightly restore the volume of China-EU cargo transit through its territory.

A woman who can handle 220 tons. An interview with a mine dump truck driver

Olena Nikolaychuk-Neroda, who drives a large dump truck at Ferrexpo's iron ore pit near Horishni Plavni, tells the CFTS about the peculiarities of driving mining dump trucks and the prospects for women's employment as drivers.

Containerization of Cargo Flows: What 2023 Was Like for the Market and How the Major Players Assess Its Growth Prospects

Investments in Ports in 2024: Format Determines Content

Even during the war, Ukrainian port assets remain attractive objects of investment. The experience of 2023 proves that success in choosing the investment format is the determining factor of efficiency.

The Ukrainian Maritime Corridor is the Key Breakthrough of 2023

We analyze the efforts required to launch the temporary maritime export route, why it is important, and what is needed to expand Ukraine's maritime capabilities.

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.

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