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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.

Latest From Bridget Diakun

No contact so far with tanker boarded by pirates, says owner

Efforts are under way to re-establish communication channels with the crew

Congo Middle East and Africa

The week in charts: Boxship owners push for longer charters | Coal trades add to bulker demand | Ship recycling supply falls

First containerships capable of operating on hydrogen ordered, coal imports into India and China are expected to drive demand for mid-sized bulk carriers as well as capesizes, and TS Lines offloads feeder boxships for above market price

Week in Charts Shipbuilding

Sanctioned Russian ship circumvents Bangladesh port denial with STS transfer

Russian state-owned general cargoship was initially blocked from entering Bangladesh’s ports because of US sanctions

Sanctions Russian Federation

Sanctioned tanker in collision with Dynacom panamax off Venezuela

A US-sanctioned long range one tanker has been involved in collision with Dynacom’s panamax crude oil tanker Kerala. The latter vessel was waiting to load at the Bajo Grande terminal in Venezuela

Sanctions Casualty

The week in charts: Russia’s bulk exports to Europe drop 60% | Boxship recycling dominated by feeder ships | US-sanctioned ships don’t lose flag for long

Over 100 falsely flagged ships are trading in plain sight, prices of over $600 per light displacement tonne are now regularly being offered for recycling candidates and charter rate premiums for eco boxships increasing

Asia Pacific Europe

Ukraine grain deal extended for second time

There is agreement that the grain deal will continue in the short term, but Ukrainian and Russian government officials are giving mixed messages about whether the initiative will run for 60 or 120 days

Russian Federation Ukraine
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