April 20, 2024

Shipping

Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK

OFAC’s new sanctions on N. Korean shipping
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OFAC’s new sanctions on N. Korean shipping

New designations likely further limit chances of seeing OMM ships outside of East Asia

OFAC’s new sanctions on N. Korean shipping
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 10, 2015
OFAC’s new sanctions on N. Korean shipping

OFAC’s new sanctions on N. Korean shipping

New designations likely further limit chances of seeing OMM ships outside of East Asia

OFAC’s new sanctions on N. Korean shipping
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 10, 2015
U.S. sanctions KPA unit, shipping companies, N. Koreans overseas
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U.S. sanctions KPA unit, shipping companies, N. Koreans overseas

New designations include individuals abroad and OMM-affiliated shipping companies

U.S. sanctions KPA unit, shipping companies, N. Koreans overseas
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald December 8, 2015
U.S.-Iran deal could lead to more Iranian oil in N. Korea
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U.S.-Iran deal could lead to more Iranian oil in N. Korea

Easing Iranian oil sanctions could see more exports or re-exports from China: Congressional report

U.S.-Iran deal could lead to more Iranian oil in N. Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 7, 2015
North Korean tankers return to Russia

North Korean tankers return to Russia

Tankers primarily use a terminal operated by a large, independent Russian oil and gas company

North Korean tankers return to Russia
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 26, 2015
North, South Korea and Russia begin third coal project trial
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North, South Korea and Russia begin third coal project trial

Final test run of trilateral coal project will run despite no sail zone in East Sea

North, South Korea and Russia begin third coal project trial
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 17, 2015
Russian imports of N. Korean products continue to fall
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Russian imports of N. Korean products continue to fall

Value of DRPK exports to Russia ten times lower than two years ago

Russian imports of N. Korean products continue to fall
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 10, 2015
Papers please: N. Korean ships fare poorly on inspections
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Papers please: N. Korean ships fare poorly on inspections

Over 10% of inspected ships detained, though distribution of inspections is inconsistent

Papers please: N. Korean ships fare poorly on inspections
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 5, 2015
Sanctioned N.Korean firm worked in Russian apartment
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Sanctioned N.Korean firm worked in Russian apartment

Photos obtained by NK News show former office of sanctioned shipping company in Vladivostok

Sanctioned N.Korean firm worked in Russian apartment
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 11, 2015
North Korean tankers busy ahead of celebrations
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North Korean tankers busy ahead of celebrations

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

North Korean tankers busy ahead of celebrations
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 30, 2015
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