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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

Shipping on high alert amid warning of more drone attacks

Drones are increasingly being used to attack commercial vessels operating in the Red Sea and Middle East Gulf. There have been three such attacks since October

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Data corroborates reports of Novorossiysk drone attack on oil terminal

Reports reflect a major escalation in risk for shipowners calling at the Black Sea port that exports 40% of Russian crude

Russian Federation Dry Bulk

UN co-ordinator of Black Sea grain initiative steps down

The first term of the grain corridor was overseen by Amir Abdulla. His deputy is acting as officer in charge while a replacement is found

Ukraine Dry Bulk

Grain corridor backlog creeps up

JCC inspections jumped during Russia’s brief suspension of participation but have since returned to lower levels

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Drone attack targets VLCC tanker at Yemen terminal

Second drone attack in recent days highlights risks to merchant ships operating in the Red Sea, Middle East Gulf and western Indian Ocean

Middle East and Africa Yemen

The week in charts: IMO deceived | Ukraine’s departures down over 60% | West coast ports imports at 10-year low

Outbound sailings from Ukraine to international markets is 70% lower than last year, containership charter rates settle, and Russia appears to have blocked access to the Sea of Azov via the Kerch Strait

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