North Korea-linked oil tanker awaits fate at South Korean scrapyard
Shun Fa tanker implicated in smuggling rings set to be scrapped, after ROK authorities detained it in Busan last year
A tanker with ties to North Korea’s oil smuggling rings is set to be auctioned for scrap, NK Pro has confirmed.
Photographs taken by NK Pro late last week show the Shun Fa, a 9,200-ton oil tanker that South Korean authorities detained last year for helping smuggle fuel into North Korea, anchored at the Pal Pal shipbreaking yard in Busan, a port city on the southeast coast of South Korea.
The ship appears to be next in line for scrapping, as the yard is busy dismantling another ship, itself already cut clean in half
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