Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK
Chon Ma San began broadcasting location in October, showing at least four trips and lengthy loitering in Korea Strait
Open-source data suggests maritime traffic in DPRK waters reduced in recent days
DPRK diplomat reportedly sought to acquire tank parts and drones, smuggle them through Africa and China
Nam San 8 was photographed hooked up to small unknown vessel two days in a row in mid-December
Only one crew member found after 5000-tonne vessel seized, others reportedly returned to respective countries
Russia’s deputy transport minister in Pyongyang talks pushed for rail container shipments from South Korea to begin
Chief Engineer of the Jang Jin Gang lauded as hero for prioritizing rescue of Kim portraits as ship sank
Treasury Department ordered by court to dispose of the sanctions-evading ship
The vessel stopped signaling location after its arrival in the area
Tanker has been involved in both ship to ship transfers and direct deliveries to the DPRK
Specialist news and analysis,
research tools, and unique data sets
Internet Explorer is not compatible with this website. We instead recommend using Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.
Microsoft ceased supporting IE 10 and older in 2016.
In addition, Microsoft cyber-security chief Chris Jackson has been urging users to stop using the browser since February 2019.
Join the influential community of members who rely on NK News original news and in-depth reporting
Enter your details below
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google
Terms of Service apply.
Don't have an account? SIGN UP
Already have an account? SIGN IN
Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.