Satellite imagery shows no activity at North Korean container port
Number of containers at the facility trending downward throughout the summer months
A recent satellite image from Planet Labs of North Korea’s main container terminal at Nampho shows what appears to be a nearly empty dock, the first time an image taken in 2019 captured an apparent lack of containers at the facility.
The satellite photograph taken on Monday shows potentially just a handful of containers on the eastern side of the storage area, with no vessels the facility, while the upgraded set of loading cranes are also apparently idle.Satellite imagery from August 26 showing an apparently empty terminal | Image: Planet Labs
Time-lapse imagery from the
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