January 25, 2021

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

North Korean tankers busy ahead of celebrations

NK News vessel tracker shows nearly every DPRK oil tanker delivering to North Korean ports

Leo Byrne September 30, 2015

N. Korea, China open new shipping lane

The new route between Longkou and Nampo will move coal and food between the two countries

Leo Byrne September 28, 2015

Front companies, false flags hide North Korea-Burma ties

No longer a junta, Burmese military retains grand ambitions

Bertil Lintner September 25, 2015

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Jennifer Dodgson | Leo Byrne September 10, 2015

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Jennifer Dodgson September 10, 2015

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia

Ship inspection records show regular visits to Russian ports, vessel one of two visiting Russia in recent months

Leo Byrne August 27, 2015

Two ships crewed by N. Koreans arrested in South Africa

Owners had defaulted on mortgage payments, crew only recently able to go back to North Korea

Leo Byrne August 24, 2015

U.S. Treasury fines American company for insuring N. Korean vessels

Company fined $270,000 but took more than $1 million in insurance payments from North Korea between 2008 and 2011

Leo Byrne August 7, 2015

Mexican court denies Israeli group’s request to sell N. Korean ship

Isreali law group looking to recoup $330m in damages awarded by U.S. court over abduction 15 years ago

Hamish Macdonald August 6, 2015

U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions

Singaporean shipping company, director and assets designated for assisting Ocean Maritime Management

Leo Byrne July 24, 2015