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North Korean ship in trouble for violating UN sanctions

North Korean ship in trouble for violating UN sanctions

A North Korea-flagged tanker was caught violating the United Nations sanctions as it engaged in a ship-to-ship transfer of fuel with an unidentified ship on March 2. The...

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Australia, Canada to monitor North Korean ships 

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday the country will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected of...

North Korean ship in fresh suspicious transfer of goods

North Korean ship in fresh suspicious transfer of goods

North Korean-flagged tanker Rye Song Gang 1 was spotted by Japanese maritime patrol plane in yet another suspected illegal transfer of goods, a third one over the past...

North Korean Olympics ferry sails past sanctions with karaoke, ice cream

North Korean Olympics ferry sails past sanctions with karaoke, ice cream

Reuters A North Korean ferry is set to arrive in South Korea on Tuesday carrying a 140-strong orchestra to perform at the Winter Olympics this week, taking advantage of...

North Korean ship caught violating UN sanction 

By Jite Eriabie  North Korea seems to continue to violate the sanctions imposed on its vessels by the United Nations Security Council over its nuclear missile program....

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Taiwan releases man on bail in suspected North Korean oil transfer

A court in Taiwan has released on bail a man prosecutors allege to have made false declarations in the case of a Hong Kong-flagged tanker suspected of transferring oil...

UN bars four North Korean ships from international ports

UN bars four North Korean ships from international ports

The UN Security Council on Thursday denied international port access to four North Korean ships suspected of carrying or having transported goods banned by international...

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Japanese officials board another North Korean boat in distress

By Jite Eriabie  Japan’s coast guard on Thursday boarded a North Korean fishing boat near a Japanese island where the crew said they had taken shelter from rough...

US sanctions 20 North Korean ships

US sanctions 20 North Korean ships

By Jite Eriabie   In a latest wave of measures aimed at disrupting North Korea’s “illicit funding of its unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile programs”, the...

Egypt seizes North Korean ship illegally flying Cambodian flag

Egypt seizes North Korean ship illegally flying Cambodian flag

By Jite Eriabie  A North Korean ship, identified as Jie Shun, which was flying the Cambodian flag, has been seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons believed to be...

North Korean ships undermine UN sanctions

North Korean ships undermine UN sanctions

By Jite Eriabie  At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their homeland despite declaring other destinations, a...

North Korean ship sinks off China

A North Korean cargo vessel called Kum San sank off the east coast of China early on March 9 after colliding with a Chinese fuel tanker, which rescued 27 crew members,...