Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK
Small cargo ship registered to a company in Basra, called in at Dalian before heading to North Korea
Two of the vessels with DPRK flags sailed close to China, though no indication they stopped at ports
DPRK tanker fleets remains very active despite losing one member to sanctions
Document issued to all maritime officials on March 5 noted 'sensitivity' of North Korea sanctions
Analysis of North Korea's construction indicates steep decline since the 1980s
Vessel was only ship blacklisted by U.S. but not included on list provided by the UN
Local media, tracking data and inspection records indicate no DPRK ships currently allowed in the port
Despite sanctions and conflicting reports, North Korea's coal fleet remains busy
The Senyo Maru's visit indicates DPRK occlusion tactics can still work
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