February 23, 2020

Sanctioned North Korean tanker caught in ship-to-ship transfer near China: Japan
Chon Ma San began broadcasting location in October, showing at least four trips and lengthy loitering in Korea Strait
A sanctioned North Korean oil tanker was photographed conducting a ship-to-ship (STS) transfer off the coast of Shanghai in mid-January in violation of UN resolutions, according to the latest in a series of reports on such activities from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).Japan concluded that the Chon Ma San (IMO number: 8660313), a vessel designated by the U.S. Treasury and the