July 15, 2020

Suspected sanctions-busting cargo ship sank in October, North Korean media says
Chief Engineer of the Jang Jin Gang lauded as hero for prioritizing rescue of Kim portraits as ship sank

Correction at 17:00 KST, November 12: The Jang Jin Gang's last known location was previously listed as Vladivostok in March 2018, but has been changed to reflect NK Pro Live Ship Tracking data indicating it was in Nampho in March 2019.

North Korea’s ruling party daily Rodong Sinmun reported on Saturday details of an apparent cargo ship sinking in October, naming a vessel which a UN sanctions panel has linked to prohibited coal transfers at sea.