Export through temporary corridor: first ship with grain leaves Chornomorsk port

A ship with agricultural products has left the port of Chornomorsk and is heading through a temporary corridor in the Black Sea in the direction of the Bosphorus Strait.

Source: This was announced by Oleksandr Kubrakov, the Deputy Prime Minister for Reconstruction – the Minister of Development of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure.

Details: The ship RESILIENT AFRICA is the first of two ships that entered the port of Chornomorsk last week along the temporary corridor for civilian ships established by the Navy of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. There are 3,000 tonnes of wheat on board.

The second ship is in the port, being loaded with Ukrainian wheat for Egypt.

Kubrakov added that the ships are under the flags of Liberia and Palau, and their crew consists of citizens of Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Egypt and Ukraine.

Background: First two bulk carriers confirmed their readiness to use the temporary corridor towards Chornomorsk port to load almost 20,000 tonnes of wheat.

Ukraine opened registration for merchant vessels and their owners to travel on temporary routes to and from the ports of Odesa.

The first ship to use the Ukrainian Black Sea corridor after the withdrawal of the Russian Federation from the grain initiative arrived in Istanbul, Türkiye.

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