Today, August 16, five merchant ships left Ukrainian Black Sea ports as part of the "grain corridor" work.

As Administration of Sea Ports of Ukraine noted, this is already the seventh and so far the largest grain caravan.

Two ships left the Pivdennyi seaport and joined the caravan: Bonita, which is bound for South Korea, and Brave Commander. The last bulker is the first ship with grain for Africa within the framework of the UN World Food Program. A total of 80,000 tons of grain are on board both vessels.

Another almost 30,000 tons of wheat and corn were sent through the "grain corridor" from the port of Chornomorsk. In particular, the bulk carrier Osprey S - one of the first vessels that entered Ukrainian ports after the signing of the Istanbul Initiative, as well as the bulk carriers Propus and Ramus - are heading towards the Bosphorus.

During the 16 days of the "grain corridor" operation, 21 ships left Ukrainian ports.

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