Friday, July 24, 2015
News

Singapore Shipping Company Sanctioned Over North Korea Ties

  SINGAPORE, July 24 (Reuters) – Singapore-based Senat Shipping said on Friday it had done nothing illegal and that it was unreasonable to be put on a U.S. sanctions list...

July 24, 2015
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Saturday, June 28, 2014
Maritime News

Panama Orders Release of North Korean Crew

A Panamanian court on Friday ordered the release of three North Korean ship officers who were jailed after they were caught smuggling Cuban weapons through the Central American country.

June 28, 2014
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Friday, January 17, 2014
Maritime News

North Koreans Agree to Pay Panama for Seized Ship

Panama’s Foreign Minister, Fernando Nunez Fabrega, announced today that the government of North Korea has agreed to pay a $667 million thousand fine to free the sailors and the North Korean...

January 17, 2014
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
News

Panama Freeing Most Of North Korean Crew in Smuggled Arms Case, Captain Still Held

Panama is freeing most of the 35 North Korean crew members it detained more than four months ago for smuggling Cuban weapons aboard a ship, a senior government official said on Wednesday.

November 27, 2013
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Maritime News

Panama To Send Detained North Korean Crew, Ship Home

By Lomi L. Kriel PANAMA CITY, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The North Korean crew and ship detained in Panama for smuggling Cuban weapons three months ago will soon be returned...

October 18, 2013
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Monday, July 29, 2013
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Interesting

Putrid North Korean Ship is Now Becoming a Giant Beehive

On July 15, the North Korea-bound cargo ship Chong Chon Gang was stopped by Panamanian authorities outside the Panama Canal.  Within the containers on board, missile parts, fire control radars,...

July 29, 2013
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Friday, July 19, 2013
Maritime News

‘Desperate’ Cuba Voyage Is Latest Scrape For North Korean Fleet

Even by the standards of North Korea's dilapidated shipping fleet, which often carries contraband and sails vessels until they sink, the recent failed attempt to transport Cuban arms through the Panama Canal was a risky business.

July 19, 2013
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