Six ships with food left Ukrainian ports having received permission from the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) - "Interfax-Ukraine" reports referring to the UN statement.
"The JCC reports that six vessels have left Ukrainian ports, carrying a total of 212,580 tons of grain and other food products under the Black Sea Grain Initiative," the statement said.
The UN specified that the vessels Arcturus (69 080 tons of wheat) and Gulmar (16 300 tons of wheat, 17 350 tons of corn and 8350 tons of barley) are heading to Spain. Bulk carriers Akson Sara (30,700 tons of corn) and Fulmar S (4,400 tons of sunflower meal and 3,400 tons of rapeseed meal) headed to Italy.
Moreover, the vessel Tomahawk is carrying 60,000 tons of sunflower meal to China, and the vessel Esence will deliver 3,000 tons of wheat to Turkey.
"As of September 19, the total tonnage of grain and other food products exported from three Ukrainian ports is 3,886,995 tons. In total, 365 vessels were allowed to sail 196 - to arrive at Ukrainian ports and 169 - to leave them," the UN noted.
On July 22, in Istanbul, with the participation of the UN, Ukraine, Turkey and Russia, two documents were signed on the creation of a corridor for the export of grain from three Ukrainian ports - Chornomorsk, Odesa and Yuzhny.