9 Oct 2023 12:25

Another 2 bulk carriers leave Greater Odessa ports

MOSCOW. Oct 9 (Interfax) - Another two bulk carriers with a total deadweight of over 61,500 tonnes have used the temporary corridor to leave the Greater Odessa ports, Ukrainian media reported on Monday, citing a message of head of the Monitoring Group of Sanctions and Freedom of Navigation of the Institute for Black Sea Strategic Studies Andrei Klimenko on social media.

On October 8, two vessels carrying Ukrainian goods from those that arrived on October 1, 2023 successfully reached the territorial waters of Romania: the Barbados-flagged Forza Doria (ship owner from Liberia) and the Belize-flagged New Legacy (ship owner from the Marshall Islands).

The Forza Doria has a deadweight of 32,800 tonnes, while the New Legacy has a deadweight of 28,700 tonnes, the MarineTraffic resource said.

As reported, since September 19, 2023, 17 vessels have sailed to the Greater Odessa ports along the temporary corridor and 12 vessels with supplies have left the ports. At the same time, from August 16 to September 15, 2023, five vessels from among those blocked since the outbreak of the crisis passed through this corridor.

The temporary corridor is used by ships carrying not only agricultural products, but also other goods, in particular, mining and metallurgical products or containers, the media reported.