The Joint Coordination Center (JCC) has authorized the movement of over 560 vessels under the Black Sea Grain Initiative to establish a humanitarian maritime corridor to allow ships to export grain and other foodstuffs from Ukraine.

The CFTS portal reported this, citing the Interfax Ukraine news agency.

"As of 4 October, the total tonnage of grain and other foodstuffs exported from the three Ukrainian ports is 6,120,248 metric tons. A total of 561 voyages (293 inbound and 268 outbound) have been enabled so far," the JCC said.