Shipping resumes out of Greater Odesa ports after three-day pause as four vessels depart

On October 27, the temporary humanitarian corridor from/to the ports of Greater Odesa resumed work after a three-day break. According to data from the marinetraffic vessel traffic monitoring service, four ships are heading for the exit from Odesa ports at once – Propus, Iasos, Gloria G, Manassa Queen.

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In addition, the Mavka tanker, the Golden Arrow bulk carrier and the Maranta general cargo ship are currently on their way to Ukrainian Black Sea ports, The Guardian reports.

As of October 27, a total of 54 vessels used the corridor for entry, and 37 for exit.

During a conversation with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke about the situation in the Black Sea and Russia's actions that pose a danger to civilian shipping.

According to the Ukrainian leader, despite all the threats, the "grain corridor" will continue to function. The two parties also discussed further work on the introduction of civil ship insurance.

On October 1, 2023, the largest port of Ukraine accepted the inbound fleet for loading for the first time since spring.

On October 14 , another caravan consisting of three ships entered the ports of Greater Odesa.

On October 25, Ukraine started negotiations on the export "green corridor" through Moldova to Romania.

On October 26, consulting company Barva Invest reported that Ukraine suspended the use of the new Black Sea grain corridor due to the threat of Russian air raids. At the same time, the Ministry of Infrastructure denied that movement along the grain corridor was stopped.