Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK
255 DPRK nationals remain under quarantine, official tells NK News
Three of the ships are tankers tied to AIS signals from the Korea Strait, indicating bicoastal oil movement
Move could hit North Korea's international fleet, 7.7% of which flies under the Central American nation's flag
UN sanctions would still require Seoul to exercise due diligence and inspect DPRK vessels, however
Expected action by industry players will likely further isolate the DPRK from access to international shipping
Taiwanese nationals and business entities are frequently named in violation of sanctions against the DPRK
Notice calls for industry assistance in countering DPRK sanctions evasion
Ships now regularly traversing Dalian-Nampho water route, data shows, with an average three-day wait at port
Choe Un Bok heads up influential General Association of Koreans, runs operations out of DPRK's Dandong consulate
Figures could represent what may be a significant and previously-unreported loophole in global sanctions regime
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