24 Jan 2023 09:15

Two vessels carrying Ukrainian corn, barley to Israel and Netherlands

NEW YORK, UN. Jan 24 (Interfax) - Two bulkers carrying corn and barley departed Ukrainian ports on Monday under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) said.

"The Joint Coordination Centre (JCC) reports that two vessels left Ukrainian ports today [on January 23] carrying a total of 42,560 tonnes of grain and other food products under the Black Sea Grain Initiative," it said.

The Amyntor vessel is heading to the Netherlands with 27,260 tonnes of corn on board, while the Ata bulker is carrying 15,300 tonnes of barley to Israel.

Another seven vessels transited the maritime humanitarian corridor on Monday on their way to the Ukrainian ports.

"As of 23 January, the total tonnage of grain and other foodstuffs exported from the three Ukrainian ports is 18,372,920 tonnes. A total of 1,340 voyages - 667 inbound and 673 outbound - have been enabled so far," the JCC said.