Lloyd’s of London’s Hiscox to Provide Insurance for Ukraine Grain Corridor

London (Reuters) —

Combine harvesters load a truck with wheat in a field near the village of Tomylivka, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv region, Ukraine, Aug. 1, 2022. (REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi)

Hiscox HSX.L is committed to providing insurance for ships traveling through a safe passage from Ukraine, its chief executive said on Wednesday, as the Lloyd’s of London insurer’s shares plunged on a first-half loss.

Trade body the Lloyd’s Market Association last month said a consortium could be formed to provide coverage for grain shipments. 

The consortium had not yet been finalized, Aki Hussain told Reuters by phone.

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