In the queue in the territorial waters of Turkey, 67 ships are waiting for inspection, of which 58 will be placed in Ukrainian ports, and nine have already been loaded.
Russia continued to register ships for entry under the grain agreement, but in violation of a robust algorithm for their registration and inspection. This was announced by the Ministry of Development of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure on Monday, June 5.
“On June 4, the Russian side registered two incoming ships, which were declared to participate in the grain initiative on the same day. This is contrary to the accepted rules for the inspection of ships, which provide that the those who wait the longest are inspected first. ,” – said the message.
It is indicated that the Russians ignored the need to inspect the 56 ships that have been waiting for a long time in Turkish territorial waters to enter Ukrainian ports. Some of them have been idle for three months.
The department stressed that the registration of Russian ships in the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) is limited, and the logic of their choice is incomprehensible and vague. The Russians have not named any criteria for the number and order of selection of ships for registration.
“The current plan provides for nine inspections (three for entry, six for exit), but usually the Russians carry out no more than half of the plan they agreed upon. The average daily number of inspections in May were only three ships per day. , and fleet inspections have not been carried out since June 1 due to Russia blocking the registration of new vessels,” said the Ministry of Restoration.
Today, 67 vessels are waiting in line in Turkish territorial waters for inspection, of which 58 are docked in Ukrainian ports, and nine have already been loaded with agricultural products.
Recall, on May 17, Ukraine, Turkey, the UN and Russia agreed to extend the grain agreement for another two months – until July 18. During its operation, more than 30 million tons of food have been- export by sea.
But after some time, the UN said that the grain agreement was not fully functional.
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