North Korean-registered ship apparently sailing “stateless”
The DPRK-registered ship was previously sailing under a Cambodian flag
A North Korean ship which previously appeared to be sailing with a Cambodian flag is now not reporting any country’s colors to vessel tracking systems, the NK Pro ship tracker shows.
A previous NK Pro report highlighted the DPRK-owned Kum Gang San 2’s recent journey to China where it seemed to be broadcasting inconsistent flag data to Automatic Identification System (AIS) tracking network.
The 5500-tonne cargo ship’s AIS data indicated that it was sailing with a Cambodian flag – a potential breach of UN resolutions – by potentially manipulating its transponder signal.
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