This was reported by the Infrastructure Ministry’s press service on Facebook, according to Ukrinform.
"Grain Initiative: six ships with 180,000 tonnes of agricultural products left the ports of Great Odesa. They are heading for the countries of Africa, Asia and Europe,” the report reads.
It is noted that among them is the bulk carrier LINA with 25,000 tonnes of corn for Egypt.
Since the departure of the first vessel with Ukrainian foodstuffs, 9.1 million tonnes of agricultural products have been exported. A total of 403 ships with agricultural products left Ukrainian ports towards the countries of Asia, Europe and Africa.
As Ukrinform reported, on July 22, in Istanbul, Ukraine, Turkey, and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres signed the initiative on the safe transportation of grain and foodstuffs from the Ukrainian ports of Odesa, Chornomorsk, and Pivdennyi at the proposal of the United Nations.
The first ship with Ukrainian food products left Odesa port on August 1.