April 14, 2024

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

N. Korean ships open cargo holds in Chinese port, suggesting coal trade continues
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N. Korean ships open cargo holds in Chinese port, suggesting coal trade continues

Satellite imagery confirms that at least two vessels likely unloaded their coal cargos in China's Jingtang Port

N. Korean ships open cargo holds in Chinese port, suggesting coal trade continues
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 28, 2017
Amid reports of price hikes, North Korean oil tankers go quiet
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Amid reports of price hikes, North Korean oil tankers go quiet

Business continues as usual, however, for DPRK tankers headed to Russia's Far East

Amid reports of price hikes, North Korean oil tankers go quiet
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 25, 2017
Second ship heads from N. Korean coal terminal to China
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Second ship heads from N. Korean coal terminal to China

The 77000 tonne Neng Yuan left Rason on April 1, before heading to Hong Kong

Second ship heads from N. Korean coal terminal to China
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Leo Byrne April 18, 2017
Two more North Korean ships arrive at Chinese coal, iron terminal
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Two more North Korean ships arrive at Chinese coal, iron terminal

Vessels sailed from North Korea and are owned by Pyongyang-based companies.

Two more North Korean ships arrive at Chinese coal, iron terminal
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 6, 2017
Fiji police continue investigation into illegal flag use by N. Korea-linked ships
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Fiji police continue investigation into illegal flag use by N. Korea-linked ships

Number of DPRK ships using Fijian flags drops between February and March

Fiji police continue investigation into illegal flag use by N. Korea-linked ships
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 28, 2017
Taiwanese ship travels from N. Korean port to Chinese coal power plant
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Taiwanese ship travels from N. Korean port to Chinese coal power plant

Member states must notify UN of foreign coal shipments from the DPRK's Rason port

Taiwanese ship travels from N. Korean port to Chinese coal power plant
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 24, 2017
Third formerly UN blacklisted ship returns to service
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Third formerly UN blacklisted ship returns to service

Another previously sanctioned ship was detained after failing an inspection in China

Third formerly UN blacklisted ship returns to service
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 21, 2017
UN website says China’s February coal imports lower than previous month
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UN website says China’s February coal imports lower than previous month

Figures cast doubt on Beijing's claims that traders had approached a UN quota

UN website says China’s February coal imports lower than previous month
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 17, 2017
North Korean diesel, gasoline imports plummet in January
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North Korean diesel, gasoline imports plummet in January

The North's fuel imports often show high volatility, however

North Korean diesel, gasoline imports plummet in January
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 15, 2017
N. Korean cargo ship moves between Chinese, DPRK coal facilities
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N. Korean cargo ship moves between Chinese, DPRK coal facilities

DPRK vessel returned from China and headed to North Korean coal terminal

N. Korean cargo ship moves between Chinese, DPRK coal facilities
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 6, 2017
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