The Joint Coordination Centre (JCC) has authorized the departure of two vessels through the maritime humanitarian corridor under the Black Sea Grain Initiative carrying a total of 70,020 metric tons of foodstuffs.
he vessels authorized to move tomorrow, 9 August, are:
- MV OCEAN LION from the port of Chornomorsk with a cargo of 64,720 metric tons of corn with destination Incheon, Republic of Korea.
- MV RAHMI YAGCI from the port of Chornomorsk with a cargo of 5,300 metric tons of sunflower meal with destination Istanbul, Türkiye.
Timings may be affected based on readiness, weather conditions or other unexpected circumstances. Destinations referred to are the ones communicated to the JCC at the time of authorization and they may change based on commercial activity.
Furthermore, the joint inspection teams will conduct inspections onboard outbound ships MV RIVA WIND, MV GLORY and MV STAR HELENA.
As per procedures agreed at the JCC, all participants coordinate with their respective military and other relevant authorities to ensure the safe passage of commercial vessels.
The JCC will monitor closely the safe passage of the vessels through the humanitarian maritime corridor.
- MV SACURA from the port of Yuzhny (Pivdennyi) with a cargo of 11,000 MT soya with destination Ravenna, Italy.
- MV ARIZONA from the port of Chornomorsk with a cargo of 48,459 MT corn with destination Iskanderun, Türkiye.