January 28, 2023

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

New photos show North Korea sent weapons to Russian paramilitary group: US

New photos show North Korea sent weapons to Russian paramilitary group: US

Images appears to show rail shipment from North Korea to Russia late last year, but content of containers unclear

New photos show North Korea sent weapons to Russian paramilitary group: US
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 21, 2023
PWNED: How North Korea could exploit critical flaws in ship-tracking tech
NK PRO

PWNED: How North Korea could exploit critical flaws in ship-tracking tech

Anyone can conjure ships from thin air with just a laptop, antenna and free software, frustrating sanctions enforcement

PWNED: How North Korea could exploit critical flaws in ship-tracking tech
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 11, 2023
Sudden appearance of new North Korean ship points to identify-spoofing scheme
NK PRO

Sudden appearance of new North Korean ship points to identify-spoofing scheme

Fake identifiers link vessel to Thae Song 8, a cargo ship tied to coal smuggling that may be seeking to evade sanctions

Sudden appearance of new North Korean ship points to identify-spoofing scheme
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 16, 2022
What if a satellite super constellation monitored every inch of North Korea?

What if a satellite super constellation monitored every inch of North Korea?

AI could analyze exabytes of data to provide God-like intel on DPRK nuclear facilities, clandestine activities and more

What if a satellite super constellation monitored every inch of North Korea?
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 14, 2022
Rail trade with North Korea threatened as COVID surges in Chinese border city
NK PRO

Rail trade with North Korea threatened as COVID surges in Chinese border city

China reports rising cases in Dandong, but numbers yet to reach levels that led to last trade shutdown in April

Rail trade with North Korea threatened as COVID surges in Chinese border city
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 29, 2022
The fuzzy, contentious division of the Koreas at sea — Ep. 262
Podcast

The fuzzy, contentious division of the Koreas at sea — Ep. 262

Yoon In-Joo discuss maritime conflict, the role that coasts play in the DPRK economy, fish prices and more

The fuzzy, contentious division of the Koreas at sea — Ep. 262
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 15, 2022
US offers $5M for information on North Korea sanctions buster

US offers $5M for information on North Korea sanctions buster

Authorities seek arrest of Singaporean Kwek Kee Seng for sending illicit fuel to North Korea over several years

US offers $5M for information on North Korea sanctions buster
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 4, 2022
How the US and North Korea teamed up to fight a common enemy — pirates

How the US and North Korea teamed up to fight a common enemy — pirates

A US destroyer answered a distress call from the DPRK’s Dai Hong Dan off the Somali coast 15 years ago

How the US and North Korea teamed up to fight a common enemy — pirates
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 1, 2022
Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra

Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra

HMAS Arunta’s deployment part of efforts to surveil vessels that help DPRK to smuggle coal, oil and other goods

Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 31, 2022
Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea

Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea

Huang Wang Ken faces year behind bars after court says he ‘seriously damaged’ Taiwan’s reputation with 2018 oil transfer

Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 28, 2022
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