The second shipment of Ukrainian wheat has reached Istanbul, Turkey

Updated Sep 25, 2023
The second cargo of Ukrainian wheat arrived in Istanbul via the Black Sea on Sunday, according to maritime traffic monitoring sites, despite threats from Moscow to attack boats entering and leaving Ukraine. The Aroyat, a bulk carrier flying the flag of Palau, left on Friday from Chornomorsk, near Odessa. It is the second ship to use a maritime corridor set up by kyiv, along the western coasts of the Black Sea, to circumvent Russia's blockade. According to the Marine Traffic and Vessel Finder sites, the cargo ship Aroyat, which transports 17,600 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat to Egypt, was on Sunday at 03:00 GMT at the southern exit of the Bosphorus, in the Sea of Marmara. It was to head towards the Dardanelles Strait to reach the Mediterranean. Restore pathways Moscow withdrew in July from an international agreement signed in July 2022, securing the export of Ukrainian agricultural products via the Black Sea. This agreement made it possible to export nearly 33 million tonnes of cereals ...
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