The primary grain ship to depart from Ukraine underneath a U.N.-brokered deal docked in Turkey on Thursday after 11 days at sea, Refinitiv knowledge confirmed, and the ship’s agent in Turkey stated it will proceed to Egypt after unloading a part of its cargo.
The Razoni set sail from Ukraine’s Odesa port on Aug. 1 underneath a deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey between Russia and Ukraine. Eleven different ships have left since then.
Whereas the Razoni was initially headed to Lebanon’s Tripoli, Ukraine’s embassy within the nation stated the customer had refused supply on account of a five-month delay and the ship was in search of a brand new buyer.
The ship, which had since been at anchor off Turkey’s southern coast, entered the port in Mersin Thursday afternoon, Refinitiv ship tracker knowledge confirmed.
Kadir Soyer, company director at Mersin-based delivery agent Toros, stated the ship would offload 1,500 tonnes of corn in Turkey and later proceed to Egypt with the remainder of its 26,527-tonne load.
“1,500 tonnes might be offloaded in Mersin and the remainder will go to Egypt,” he instructed Reuters through cellphone.
Toros was solely dealing with the docking and offloading in Turkey and wouldn’t be concerned within the ship’s journey to Egypt, he stated.
(Reuters – Reporting by Ali Kucukgocmen; Modifying by Mark Potter)