January 26, 2021

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel uses Russian port

Ship associated with sanctioned company that attempted to smuggle weapons through Panama

Leo Byrne July 20, 2015

N. Korean ship Mu Du Bong now empty – local media

All crew members now repatriated, ship under jurisdiction of Mexican port authority

Hamish Macdonald July 16, 2015

Mu Du Bong crew members repatriation to N.Korea confirmed

However exact number currently left in Mexico still unclear, 21 required in order to sail

Hamish Macdonald July 10, 2015

10 N. Korean crewmen possibly repatriated from Mexico – local media

Crew left the Mu Du Bong ober the weekend, after some members applied for humanitarian visas

Leo Byrne July 7, 2015

10 N. Korean crewmen possibly repatriated from Mexico – local media

Crew left the Mu Du Bong ober the weekend, after some members applied for humanitarian visas

Leo Byrne July 7, 2015

N. Korean oil tankers movement indicates refinery, power plant presence

NK News ship tracker shows oil tankers visiting the facility, also visible on satellite imagery

Leo Byrne July 3, 2015

North Korea expands its oil tanker fleet

Vessel tracker also shows visit from Russian tanker, indicating increasing shipments

Leo Byrne June 24, 2015

Panama court sentences N.Korean sailors

Ruling overturns earlier acquittal, sentences captain, first mate to 12 years

Leo Byrne June 15, 2015

North Korean crew of sanctioned vessel may be repatriated

Delegation in Mexico to arrange repatriation, no humanitarian visas in sight

Hamish Macdonald June 12, 2015

N.Korean tankers take long way back to, from China

Long voyages, stretching capacity of North's vessels, indicates possible importance of cargo

Leo Byrne May 5, 2015