April 14, 2024

North Korean tankers return to Russia

Tankers primarily use a terminal operated by a large, independent Russian oil and gas company

North Korea’s oil tankers have returned to more regular routes in recent weeks after a surge of activity in October, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea.

The majority of the DPRK’s oil tankers once again appear to be visiting or heading from terminals in the Russian Far East, primarily Vladivostok.

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