July 31, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Joseph Byrne

Joseph Byrne

Joe Byrne is a Research Analyst at RUSI, a think tank in London, UK.

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Analysis

Amid North Korean food ‘crisis,’ signs of possible humanitarian aid imports

Two inbound shipments of possible humanitarian aid detected in May and June 2021 satellite imagery

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News

North Korea moves to complete new oil terminal despite UN cap on fuel imports

Rapid construction of three storage tanks and support buildings at Nampho port finished in 2020, satellite images show

Author Image Joseph Byrne| Min Chao Choy February 2, 2021
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Analysis

North Korean coal smuggling route to China rebounds to pre-COVID activity levels

At least 17 DPRK-linked ships traversed Chinese waters as authorities turn a blind eye to illicit shipping

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Analysis

South Korean firm repeatedly tied to North Korea-linked ship-to-ship transfers

ROK company implicated in encounters with DPRK-flagged and UNSC-designated vessels