Six ships transporting 154,000 tons of Ukrainian agricultural products to countries in Asia and Europe left the ports of Greater Odesa on 13 October under the Black Sea Grain Initiative to establish a humanitarian maritime corridor to allow ships to export grain and other foodstuffs from Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure announced this in a statement, the CFTS portal reports.

According to the statement, the Dignity bulk carrier left the Odesa port, the Wei He and Yaf S vessels left the Chornomorsk port, and the AK Hamza, Marlen, and Irmgard vessels left the Pivdennyi port.

"Since the departure of the first ship carrying Ukrainian food, 7.38 million tons of agricultural products have already been exported," the statement said.

In total, 331 ships carrying agricultural products have left Ukrainian ports for countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa.