N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015
Chinese tankers seem more active over the last four weeks
North Korean tanker movements between the DPRK and the Russian Far East appeared to be quieter in January and February than in the preceding months, with few vessels registering on Marine Traffic’s terrestrial AIS tracking system during that time period.
Conversely, the part of the North Korean fleet dedicated to Chinese supplies appeared more active in the first two months of the year, with continuing trips to a large oil terminal near Shanghai.
The NK News vessel tracker still shows the majority of the DPRK tanker fleet dedicated to the country’s eastern coast
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