January 26, 2022

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

All change: North Korean ships reshuffle their identities

All change: North Korean ships reshuffle their identities

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

All change: North Korean ships reshuffle their identities
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 21, 2014
Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating
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Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating

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

Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 12, 2014
North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms

North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms

Ethiopia continues to operate systems designed and produced by DPRK

North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 4, 2014
Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
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Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

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

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014
Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

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

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014
North Korean ship near Mexico impounded without proper insurance
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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

North Korean ship near Mexico impounded without proper insurance
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 12, 2014
North Korea likely still breaking UN sanctions – Martin Uden

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

North Korea likely still breaking UN sanctions – Martin Uden
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 23, 2014
Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea
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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

Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne July 14, 2014
North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba

North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba

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

North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 18, 2014
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tamil Tigers, innovators in the field of suicide attacks, were clients of Pyongyang arms sales

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 13, 2014