The first of three grain carriers that left Ukrainian ports arrived in Istanbul


    The first of three foreign grain carriers, which were previously blocked in the Ukrainian ports of Odessa and Chornomorsk, has arrived in the harbor of Istanbul.

    This was announced on August 6 by the Ministry of National Defense of Turkey. The corresponding statement was published in the official account of the military department in Twitter.

    “The Panama-flagged Navistar ship, which will sail from Ukraine to Ireland with 33,000 tons of corn and left the port of Odessa, reached the designated place in the north of Istanbul and dropped anchor,” – the message says.

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    It is also indicated that in the coming hours the vessel will be inspected by the Joint Coordination Center (JCC), in accordance with the agreements reached earlier.

    Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that three ships carrying corn left the ports of Odessa and Chernomorsk. Following Navistar, the Turkish grain carrier Polarnet and the vessel Rojen under the flag of Malta will enter the Bosphorus. They are already in Turkish territorial waters.

    After the dry cargo ships are inspected by representatives of the Joint Coordination Center, they will be able to go to the end points of their routes. These vessels of the Vessel carry a total of 58,000 tons of corn.

    Recall that the first dry cargo ship with Ukrainian grain passed inspection in the port of Istanbul on August 3. It was reported that the Razoni ship with 27,000 tons of corn will pass the Sea of ​​Marmara and the Dardanelles and head to the end point of the route to Lebanon.

    As reported EADailyOn August 5, three more ships loaded with grain departed from Ukrainian ports as part of an agreement signed last month in Istanbul.

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