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Ships backed up in Black Sea lanes as Russia warning shots raise tensions

Palau-flagged vessel Sukru Okan transits Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey this screen grab from a video taken on 10th July, 2023

London, UKReuters Merchant ships remained backed up in lanes around the Black Sea on Monday as ports struggled to clear backlogs amid growing unease among insurers and shipping companies a day after a Russian warship fired warning shots at a cargo vessel. Russia said its Vasily Bykov patrol ship on Sunday fired on the Palau-flagged […]