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Grain deal clears one of many hurdles to get Ukraine’s crops to market

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Demand is desperate but ships, crew, insurance and shipping lanes all need preparing

The agreement to move Ukraine’s grain may have been signed, but the challenge of moving millions of tonnes from blockaded Black Sea ports is only just beginning.

On Friday, Ukraine and Russia signed a UN-backed deal to allow Ukraine’s wheat, maize and oilseeds to be shipped amid fears over a global food crisis.

But finding vessels and crew available to transport these cargoes is no overnight job.

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