This was announced by the Minister of Infrastructure Alexander Kubrakov.

Thus, navigation from the port of Chernomorsk was resumed.

We hope that the security guarantees of our partners from the UN and Turkey will continue to work, and food exports from our ports will become stable and predictable for all market participants. To do this, we plan to ensure the ability of ports to handle more than 100 ships per month. Although the “grain corridor” has already started working, our goal is full-fledged operation of ports in both directions. We receive requests from shipowners who are ready to enter our ports for loading. Our goal is 3 and more million tons of agricultural products monthly from the ports of Odessa, Chornomorsk and Yuzhny,” the minister said.

Details about the ships were reported by Andrey Klimenko, project manager of the Institute of Black Sea Strategic Studies, editor-in-chief of the portal BlackSeaNews.

August 1, 2022 the first ship with Ukrainian food left Odessa port: grain carrier Razoni under the flag of Sierra Leone went to Lebanon with 26 thousand tons of Ukrainian corn. You can follow his track on the map from marinetraffic.

According to the Ukrainian Navy, “this exit of the vessel is the first and test for checking the corridor, communications and other procedures. Appropriate decisions will be made based on the results of this exit.”

As reported, on July 22, Ukraine, Turkey and the UN in Istanbul signed an agreement on the unblocking of Ukrainian ports for the export of grain.

July 26 in Istanbul started hard work A joint coordinating center that will monitor the work of the “grain corridors” in accordance with the agreement on the export of food from the ports of Ukraine, signed on July 22.


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