This story is part of a series in TW+ magazine on the wide-ranging impacts of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on shipping. Read the full stories when the magazine is published on 20 May.
Ukraine’s stranded seafarers facing impossible choices
Ukrainian seafarers are in a difficult position. Should they return home to take up arms? Go back to sea? Seek asylum? And then there are those who don’t have a choice — the ones who have fallen into Russian hands