84 ships stuck at Ukrainian ports – one belongs to Maersk Tankers

Almost 500 seafarers remain on board a total of 84 ships stranded at Ukrainian ports. One of them is a tanker from Maersk Tankers. 1,500 seafarers in total have been evacuated thus far, according to the IMO.

A Maersk Product Tankers vessel has been docked at the port in Ukrainian city Mykolaiv since before the war broke out. | Photo: PR/Maersk Tankers

The war in Ukraine poses a security threat to the seafarers who remain trapped on board ships at Ukrainian ports.

According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the majority of these seafarers have now been evacuated, but hundreds are still stuck in the war-torn country.

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