December 06, 2021

North Korea’s Nampho port moves to strengthen coronavirus prevention measures

Open-source data suggests maritime traffic in DPRK waters reduced in recent days

North Korea's Nampho port has stepped-up quarantine measures, party daily the Rodong Sinmun reported on Friday, as the country seeks to strengthen efforts to prevent an outbreak of the novel coronavirus currently sweeping East Asia.

"Marine transport sector and examination and quarantine unit officials at Nampho port, Sohae Lockgate Office, and Nampho Export-Import Products Inspection and Quarantine Office are supervising firmly, executing their quarantine projects strongly," the article said.