Russia on Thursday has begun shipping grains from Ukraine’s occupied territory, with a vessel that was loaded with 7,000 tons of cereal from Ukraine’s port of Berdyansk, which is occupied.
On Thursday, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, the State Minister for Shipping, handed over the cheque of Tk4.60 crore to Abdur Razzaque, the father of Hadisur.
Fijian authorities have reportedly seized a superyacht worth $300 million. It is owned by the sanctioned oligarch of Russia named Suleiman Kerimov. The information was shared by the Department of Justice on Thursday.
An oil tanker from Russia, dubbed the Lana, with 19 Russian members of its crew on board, is stuck in the waters of Greece after its seizure on 8 April under the sanctions regime imposed by the EU on Moscow over Russia’s attack on Ukraine.
Employees working at the Port of Amsterdam have been refusing to unload an oil tanker from Russia that was earlier refused docking at a port in Sweden, and has now been anchored in the sea lock in IJmuiden, NOS broadcaster reports.
It has finished loading from the Romanian port located in Constanta with the shipment built from a trickle of small volumes that have been transported across the border over the past few weeks.
Some of the estimated 1,000 seafarers trapped in Ukraine have escaped, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and industry officials told Reuters while voicing concerns for those who remained trapped on vessels or unaccounted for.
Six weeks, forty-seven days into the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the intensity of the conflict shows no chance of de-escalation. Seafarers remain in the firing line.
Diving teams of the Turkish military safely detonated a floating naval mine present in the Black Sea, the defence ministry informed on Wednesday. This is the third mine of this sort found in its waters from the beginning of the war in Ukraine.