May 24, 2022

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Shipping company wins appeal over North Korea proliferation conviction

One of two convictions overturned and refund to be issued to company, court rules

A Singaporean shipping company previously found guilty of providing financial services which contributed to North Korea’s nuclear-related programs and activities (NRPA) saw its conviction overturned by Singapore's high court on Friday.

Chinpo Shipping Company Ltd. was found guilty by a District Judge (DJ) in 2015 of breaching Regulation 12(b) of Singapore’s United Nations Regulations in 2010.