First ship with Ukrainian grain left the port of Chornomorsk

The Resilient Africa vessel loaded with 3,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat has left the port of Chornomorsk and is heading towards the Bosphorus, deputy prime minister Oleksandr Kubrakov posted on Facebook.

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"This is the first of two vessels that entered the port of Chornomorsk last week through a temporary corridor for civilian vessels established by the Ukrainian Navy," the minister said.

The second vessel is currently in the port loading wheat for Egypt.

On 17 September, the new transport corridor to Ukraine's ports started operating inbound, not just outbound.