Vietnamese oil tanker which visited N. Korea seized by Malaysian commando unit
Only one crew member found after 5000-tonne vessel seized, others reportedly returned to respective countries
A Vietnamese oil tanker which a joint investigation by NK Pro and C4ADS showed in February to have visited an oil terminal in the North Korean port of Nampho was seized by a Malaysian maritime commando unit on Sunday, it emerged this week.
The 5000-tonne VIET TIN 01 was seized by a special tactical unit deployed by helicopter after it was determined to be a navigation hazard during poor weather conditions, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) confirmed on Monday.
Though it’s unclear if its suspicious February port call to North Korea played a
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