The largest Capesize ship left the Pivdennyi seaport since the launch of the Black Sea Grain Initiative to establish a humanitarian maritime corridor for export of grain and other foodstuffs from Ukraine departed from the port on 27 September with 115,000 tons of Ukrainian grain on board. 

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

Nine bulk carriers carrying a total of 345,000 tons of agricultural products to countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe left the ports of Greater Odesa on 27 September. 

They include the Maran Excellence, which is the largest Capesize ship to leave the port since the launch of the Grain Initiative, as well as the Nord Wind ship, which is carrying 27,300 tons of Ukrainian wheat intended for Tunisia. 

According to the statement, 231 ships carrying 5.29 million tons of agricultural products have left Ukrainian seaports for countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa since 1 August.