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Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Papers please: N. Korean ships fare poorly on inspections
NK PRO

Papers please: N. Korean ships fare poorly on inspections

Over 10% of inspected ships detained, though distribution of inspections is inconsistent

Papers please: N. Korean ships fare poorly on inspections
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 5, 2015
Chinese experts: Sanctions on North Korea don’t work

Chinese experts: Sanctions on North Korea don’t work

Economic cooperation, diplomatic pressure considered more effective for breaking deadlock, survey reveals

Chinese experts: Sanctions on North Korea don’t work
Rob York
Rob York October 28, 2015
Sanctioned N.Korean firm worked in Russian apartment
NK PRO

Sanctioned N.Korean firm worked in Russian apartment

Photos obtained by NK News show former office of sanctioned shipping company in Vladivostok

Sanctioned N.Korean firm worked in Russian apartment
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 11, 2015
Where does North Korea buy its hyenas?

Where does North Korea buy its hyenas?

North Korea ups imports of live animals; Pyongyang's upgraded zoo likely destination

Where does North Korea buy its hyenas?
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 8, 2015
Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson | Leo Byrne September 10, 2015
Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
NK PRO

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson September 10, 2015
Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia
NK PRO

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia

Ship inspection records show regular visits to Russian ports, vessel one of two visiting Russia in recent months

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 27, 2015
U.S. Treasury fines American company for insuring N. Korean vessels
NK PRO

U.S. Treasury fines American company for insuring N. Korean vessels

Company fined $270,000 but took more than $1 million in insurance payments from North Korea between 2008 and 2011

U.S. Treasury fines American company for insuring N. Korean vessels
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 7, 2015
U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions
NK PRO

U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions

Singaporean shipping company, director and assets designated for assisting Ocean Maritime Management

U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 24, 2015
Sanctioned N. Korean vessel uses Russian port
NK PRO

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel uses Russian port

Ship associated with sanctioned company that attempted to smuggle weapons through Panama

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel uses Russian port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 20, 2015