North Korean ships likely banned from Dandong port
Local media, tracking data and inspection records indicate no DPRK ships currently allowed in the port
This post was updated on April 8 to include comment from a Dandong resident.
North Korean ships are currently not visiting the Chinese border city of Dandong, with port call records showing zero visits from North Korean flagged ships in the last 15 days.
The NK News vessel tracker also shows no DPRK ships currently in the area, with the only broadcasts from the region dating back at least two months.
Dandong has long been a trade hub between North Korean and China, with both overland and sea trade flowing through the city. Up until
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