Tanker linked to previous sanctions evasion returns to oil smuggling zone
The visit is the second time this month the tanker has advertised its location in the area
A tanker owned by a company with ties to North Korea’s sanctions evasion programs returned to an area of ocean which is a likely smuggling hotspot, the NK Pro ship tracker shows.
The Sierra Leone-flagged Xin Hai once again broadcast its position in waters east of Shanghai on March 30, the second time this month.The Xin Hai moving to a position off the coast of Shanghai in late May. Image: NK Pro ship tracker
Both the Xin Hai’s recent ports of call and destination in the middle of the ocean have been
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