April 05, 2020

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

Murky Waters: North Korea's ships in South Korean seas

How DPRK vessels use different flags to circumvent the May 4 sanctions

NK News November 6, 2014

All change: North Korean ships reshuffle their identities

Over thirty DPRK fleet members have changed names, flags or ownership information in 2014

Leo Byrne October 21, 2014
NK PRO

Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating

Analysis of tracking data shows that OMM's Chinese operations remain unaffected

Leo Byrne September 12, 2014

North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms

Ethiopia continues to operate systems designed and produced by DPRK

Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 4, 2014
NK PRO

Mapped: North Korea's oil routes

North Korea takes Russian oil while China's crude cut-off seems increasingly unlikely

James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014

Mapped: North Korea's oil routes

North Korea takes Russian oil while China's crude cut-off seems increasingly unlikely

James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014
NK PRO

North Korean ship near Mexico impounded without proper insurance

North Korea's Mu Du Bong in uncharted waters as UN and U.S. pass sanctions

Leo Byrne August 12, 2014

North Korea likely still breaking UN sanctions - Martin Uden

DPRK probably becoming "cleverer" at avoiding sanctions according Martin Uden, former head of UN Panel of Experts

Leo Byrne July 23, 2014
NK PRO

Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea

Chinese customs data shows spike in oil product deliveries in first five months of 2014

James Byrne | Leo Byrne July 14, 2014

North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba

Five-month vacancy ends for top position at embassy reportedly involved in illicit arms trade

John G. Grisafi May 18, 2014