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  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    US Department of the Treasury designates two shipping companies that have helped North Korea evade sanctions.

  • 25 January 2018

    The U.S. continues to clamp down on North Korean vessels suspected of breaching international sanctions.

  • 26 February 2018

    The United States has imposed a new wave of sanctions against North Korea’s regime.

  • 8 April 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The North Korean tanker is believed to have been involved in a ship-to-ship fuel transfer.

  • 21 December 2017

    Reuters: The United States is looking to blacklist another ten ships for carrying banned cargo from North Korea.

  • 12 July 2007

    A ship carrying the first delivery of fuel to North Korea, under a key nuclear disarmament deal, has left a South Korean port. The ship, carrying 6,200 tons of oil, is expected to arrive in North Korea on Saturday.

  • 9 October 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    North Korea had earlier requested the release of the vessel.

  • 4 October 2017

    The three ships owned by a North Korean firm that have been registered under the Cambodian flag of convenience had been removed from the country’s ship registry a year ago, Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation informed. The announcement was triggered by media reports that a North Korean ship, identified as Jie Shun, […]

  • 26 September 2017

    China has imposed a ban on the export of condensate oil and liquefied natural gas to North Korea taking effect on September 23, Chinese Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Friday. Furthermore, a restriction was imposed on export of refined oil products to North Korea from October 1 and textile imports from the […]

  • 23 October 2019

    The US Department of Justice announces the entry of a judgment of forfeiture regarding Wise Honest.

  • 22 February 2008

    A Russian cargo ship has been detained and boarded by armed coastguard agents in North Korean waters, Russian maritime officials say. The Lida Demesh, carrying a consignment of cars from Japan, was heading for the Russian port of Vladivostok when it was stopped by patrol near Cape Musudan.

  • 3 March 2006

    Military officials from North and South Korea were at odds Friday over the North’s demand that they redraw their western sea border, as they met for a second day of high-level talks – the first such dialogue in nearly two years.

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. has sanctioned six ships and two Russian shipping companies for ties with North Korea.

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping community that Singaporean ships may lose their licence if dealing with North Korean individuals. Under the latest update to the sanction against North Korean, Singapore unveiled a prohibition against using the country’s ships to supply or procure certain items. Namely, Singaporeans are not permitted to supply marine […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    In a latest wave of measures aimed at disrupting North Korea’s “illicit funding of its unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile programs”, the United States has imposed sanctions on 20 vessels, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said on Tuesday. The sanctions also target third-country persons with long-standing commercial ties to North […]

  • 22 September 2017

    The United States President Donald Trump has issued an executive order on imposing additional sanctions against North Korea in the wake of the latest nuclear missile tests that have heightened tensions between the two countries. “The provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies of the Government of North Korea, including its intercontinental ballistic missile launches […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first North Korean cargo vessel was inspected in the Philippines by coast guard officials since the United Nations Security Council adopted the US-led resolution to impose new and tighten existing sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Associated Press informs. The 1997-built cargo vessel MV Jin Teng, which docked at the Olongapo port, was inspected in Subic Bay after […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Korea demanded the immediate return of the bulker seized by the US earlier in May 2019.

  • 9 May 2017

    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has ratified the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks. This brings the total number of states to accede to the treaty to 35. The convention, which entered into force in 2015, provides the legal basis for states to remove, or have removed, shipwrecks […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Korea’s bulker seized for allegedly violating U.S. and UN sanctions by illicitly shipping coal from the country.

  • 2 March 2011

    Dredging up Pothong River began Tuesday in Pyongyang as part of the measure to spruce it up.   (kcna) [mappress] Source: kcna, March 2, 2011    

  • 10 October 2017

    The United Nations Security Council has imposed a global port ban on four ships due to their violation of sanctions against North Korea. The said ships are Petrel 8, Hao Fan 6, Tong San 2 and Jie Shun, which have been designated pursuant to paragraph 6 of the Resolution 2375, a document from the UN […]