July 10, 2020

North Korean media shows off new solar-powered “pleasure” boats
Vessels intended for leisure use, claimed to run only on solar power

North Korea has manufactured three solar powered leisure boats, according to images released by Korea Today, a monthly periodical published for foreign audiences.

The vessels were built by an unnamed company at the Ryongnam Shipyard on the DPRK’s east coast and were unveiled in a feature highlighting recent advances in the country’s civilian shipbuilding industry.