North Korean ship arrives at Chinese coal terminal
Small cargo ship left North Korean waters on the 14th, three days after Beijing's cut off
A North Korean vessel pulled up at a Chinese coal terminal earlier on Friday, having left North Korean waters two days previously, analysis of data from vessel tracking site Marine Traffic and satellite imagery shows.
Beijing banned North Korean coal imports for the remainder of the month on Monday but said it would allow deliveries to complete if the coal had been shipped prior to December 11.
The North Korean-flagged Kum San Bong arrived at a small coal terminal in China’s Longkou port after leaving DPRK waters on Wednesday, but it’s unclear where the
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