Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK
Biegun says Beijing working with the U.S., but images suggest DPRK coal smuggling in Chinese waters
The DPRK has also increased the scope of cyber and hacking activities
Construction began in August 2018 and progressed steadily over the 12 months, though purpose remains unclear
The number of containers increased rapidly at the end of August
The DPRK-registered ship was previously sailing under a Cambodian flag
Oil tanker was already blacklisted by the UN in October last year
Satellite imagery potentially captured the vessel loading coal before its most recent journey
DPRK vessel has been loitering in the area for weeks apparently without entering ports
Vessel appeared near Chinese coast, though did not appear to visit any ports
DPRK-flagged vessels continue to flout international maritime laws in busy waterways
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