Bridget Diakun is a Lloyd’s List data analyst 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
EU Navfor said it tracked a dhow hijacked last week out of concerns it could be used to stage attacks on further ships, but gave few details
The week in charts: Container freight rates remain weak | Caspian fleet grows | First Greece-owned tankers return to load Venezuela oil
Monthly LA/Long Beach volumes continue above pre-pandemic levels, UK-owned ship facilitates first international export from Russian occupied Mariupol, and Maersk signs methanol supply deal with Chinese company
More than 5.6m tonnes has been exported under Ukraine’s self-managed route with analysts saying it is now more effective than the UN-brokered Black Sea Initiative
Over 50 more general cargoships, most Russia-flagged, were trading in the Caspian during the summer months
Five merchant vessels have been damaged by a sea mine or been in the vicinity at the time of an explosion since October
The vessel is a regular trader along the Danube calling at Ukraine’s smaller river ports