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The backlog of ships at anchorage outside Ukraine’s Danube river ports is growing following the recent targeting of the region by Russian military forces.

AIS shows around 70 mostly general cargo ships, handysize bulk carriers, small tankers and feeder container ships are at anchor outside Musura Bay in the approaches to the Danube.

The backlog follows the Russian boarding of a Turkish ship, a mine explosion and Danube drone attacks.