Over 100 ships have already used the temporary corridor created by Ukraine for ships entering and leaving the country's Black Sea ports.

This information was announced during a meeting between the leadership of the Ukrainian Ministry of Reconstruction and United States Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, who arrived in Kyiv on 8 November, the CFTS portal reports.

Work on the safety and economic feasibility of Ukraine’s temporary Black Sea corridor for civilian vessels was one of the priority topics of discussion during the meeting between the officials.

The following issues were also discussed:

Development of overland transport links, particularly the railway. Modernization of the railway rolling stock and increase of the number of locomotives. Increase of the railway’s throughput capacity.

Strengthening of Ukraine's logistical links with the European Union. Renovation of existing and construction of new border crossings. Development of the Danube port cluster.