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Three more ships with agricultural products and ore leave Greater Odesa ports

Three bulk carriers with agricultural products and iron ore have left the ports of Chornomorsk and Pivdennyi, and five new vessels are heading to the ports for loading, said Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Ministry of Reconstruction Oleksandr Kubrakov.

“Bulk carriers AZARA, YING HAO 01, ENEIDA (flags of Liberia and Palau) exported more than 127 thousand tons of Ukrainian agricultural products and iron ore,” he wrote on Facebook on Sunday.

According to the Deputy Prime Minister, 5 new vessels are being loaded at the ports of Greater Odesa: bulk carriers OLGA, IDA, DANNY BOY, FORZA DORIA, NEW LEGACY export almost 120 thousand tons of Ukrainian grain to Africa and Europe.

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13 ships leave Odesa ports on Grain Initiative

On Sunday, October 9, some 13 ships with 230,700 tonnes of agricultural products for the countries of Africa, Asia and Europe left the ports of Odesa, Pivdenny and Chornomorsk, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine reported.

“Among them are the bulk carriers ARGONAUT, carrying 71,000 tonnes of wheat for Indonesia, the ALI A (7,000 tonnes of wheat for Lebanon) and the MEHMET BEY (8,000 tonnes of soybeans for Egypt),” the press service informs.

Since the start of the grain corridor operation, 305 ships have exported 6.8 million tonnes of Ukrainian food to the countries of Africa, Asia and Europe.