Two container ships recently placed on a US blacklist are about as far from the Ukraine crisis as a Russian ship can be.

Satellite tracking data shows the 822-teu Fesco Magadan and Fesco Moneron (both built 2003) spend most of their time on a milk run in Russia’s east — Vladivostok and the port of Magadan, which are both thousands of kilometres from the Black Sea region where the winds of war are raging.

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TradeWinds reporters across the globe are covering the shipping implications on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.