October 24, 2020

Tag: Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

Unusually quiet ports before and after North Korea’s major Oct. 10 holiday

Chinese fishing season dominates the DPRK’s west coast, but at least one very suspicious vessel was spotted in the east

Min Chao Choy October 21, 2020

Doctors Without Borders to send COVID-19 and tuberculosis aid to North Korea

U.N. sanctions exemptions for humanitarian aid projects to North Korea have slowed down since August

Jeongmin Kim October 20, 2020

North Korean ships active in September despite ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns

The Longkou-Nampho route and other Shandong Peninsula ports became increasingly popular after primary sea routes closed

Min Chao Choy October 7, 2020

North Korea in Sept. 2020: A month review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Sept. 1, 2020 to Sept. 30, 2020

NK Pro October 2, 2020

At least 14 North Korean ships disguise themselves in international waters

At least seven pairs of DPRK ships share the same Maritime Mobile Service Identity numbers to conceal their identities

Min Chao Choy September 17, 2020

Russian fuel giants source of oil worth millions to the DPRK in 2018-19: report

At least 200 shipments to North Korea totalling $26 million tied to Gazprom and Rosneft

Min Chao Choy September 11, 2020

Chinese ships avoid illegally entering North Korean seas as fishing season opens

Ships disappear from location tracking system as they near North Korean border, despite evidence of fishing rights sales

Min Chao Choy September 10, 2020

North Korean border ports quiet in August, despite a heavy reliance on sea trade

Except for Chinese coast guard and fishing boats, only one ship appears active at the mouth of the Yalu

Min Chao Choy September 8, 2020

North Korea’s top seaport eerily quiet after rumors of a closed trade route

August ship tracking data supports NGO reports that the Dalian-Nampho sea route was closed in late July

Min Chao Choy September 3, 2020

Timeline: From North Korean floods to another round of Kim Jong Un health rumors

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Aug. 1 to Aug. 31

NK Pro September 1, 2020
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