Sunday, September 26, 2021
Maritime Security

UK Says Multiple Ships Of Various Nationalities Are Breaching North Korea Sanctions

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities apparently breaching United Nations sanctions against North Korea which ban the...

September 26, 2021
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Saturday, July 31, 2021

U.S. DOJ Seizes Tanker In Cambodia For North Korea Sanctions Violation

A tanker was seized by Cambodian authorities in March 2020 in accordance with a U.S. warrant, having been used to transfer oil products to North Korean vessels.

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 1374

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

U.S. Targets North Korea Coal Shipments with New Sanctions

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The United States has blacklisted six companies, including several based in China, and four ships accused of illicit exports of North Korean coal, the Treasury...

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 1642

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Have You Heard the One About North Korean Boats Delivering Ballots to Maine?

It’s been trending all day on Twitter. Apparently President Tump’s former adviser Roger Stone made the wild claim in an interview on The Alex Jones Show. Newsweek has the quote: “I just...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 8437

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.

U.S. Accuses China of Violating North Korea Sanctions; Observed Ships Busting Sanctions 550 Times

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – The United States accused China on Tuesday of “flagrant violation” of its obligation to enforce international sanctions on North Korea and offered...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2167

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Oil Tanker Bridge
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Guidance Raises Hurdles for Global Maritime Industry

By Jonathan Saul, Humeyra Pamuk and Timothy Gardner LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) – Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 19

Thursday, May 14, 2020
North Korea oil transfers at sea
Maritime News

Trump Administration Issues Global Maritime Advisory to Avoid Sanctions Risk

By Humeyra Pamuk, Jonathan Saul and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON/LONDON May 14 (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday issued guidelines to help ship owners and insurers avoid the risks of...

May 14, 2020
Total Views: 22

Friday, April 17, 2020
Maritime News

Photos Capture North Korea Ships’ Sanctions Busting in Chinese Waters -U.N. Report

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, April 17 (Reuters) – On Oct. 10 last year, eight North Korean vessels – several carrying illicit coal shipments – were anchored in Chinese waters...

April 17, 2020
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.
Maritime News

North Korean Vessel Wise Honest Forfeited to U.S. Government

A federal judge in Southern District of New York has issued a judgement for the forfeiture of a North Korean cargo vessel held by the U.S. since May over illicit...

October 23, 2019
Total Views: 160

Monday, October 7, 2019
japanese coast guard search and rescue
Maritime News

North Korean Fishing Boat’s Crew Rescued After Colliding with Japanese Ship

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Japan rescued about 60 North Korean crew members from a fishing boat that sank after it collided with a Japanese patrol boat...

October 7, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, August 30, 2019
North Korea oil transfers at sea
Maritime News

U.S. Cracks Down on North Korean Oil Imports With New Sanctions

By Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) –The U.S. cracked down on illicit North Korean oil imports, sanctioning a handful of Taiwan- and Hong Kong-based companies for helping Pyongyang evade international restrictions on...

August 30, 2019
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.
Maritime News

North Korea Says Impounded Ship is “Biggest Issue” in U.S. Ties

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship is the biggest stumbling block to improving bilateral relations, a senior North Korean...

May 22, 2019
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
wise honest bulk carrier
Maritime News

North Korea Warns U.S. Over Seized Ship at Rare U.N. News Conference

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, May 21 (Reuters) – North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang,...

May 21, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, May 9, 2019
wise honest bulk carrier
Maritime News

U.S. Seizes North Korean Bulk Carrier Accused of Violating Sanctions

By Sarah N. Lynch and Michelle Nichols May 9 (Reuters) – The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal...

May 9, 2019
Total Views: 27

Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Maritime News

North Korean Worker Accuses Dutch Shipbuilder of ‘Slave-Like Conditions’

By Kieran Guilbert and Magdalena Mis LONDON, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A North Korean labourer has filed a landmark criminal complaint against a Dutch shipbuilding company that allegedly profited...

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Russian Shipping Companies, Vessels Over North Korea Oil Transfers

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels it said were involved in the transfer of refined petroleum...

August 21, 2018
Total Views: 34

Thursday, July 12, 2018
North Korea oil transfers at sea

U.S. Accuses North Korea of Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfers in Breach of U.N. Sanctions, Documents Show

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 12 (Reuters) – The United States accused North Korea on Thursday of breaching a U.N. sanctions cap on refined petroleum by making illicit transfers...

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 6

Sunday, July 1, 2018
south Korea coast guard

North and South Korea Reopen Maritime Communication Channel

SEOUL, July 1 (Reuters) – North and South Korea reopened a maritime communication channel on Sunday, with vessels from the two countries making radio contact for the first time in...

July 1, 2018
Total Views: 10

Friday, June 15, 2018
Trade routes of Rinko Corp
Maritime News

Tiny Japan Shipping Shares Jump On North Korea Detente Hopes

by Yoshiyuki Osada (Reuters) – Shares of small Japanese shippers jumped this week after the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sparked...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Japan Says Suspected Chinese Ship Spotted Breaking North Korea Sanctions

TOKYO, May 29 (Reuters) – Japan on Tuesday said it had detected what appeared to be a Chinese-flagged vessel, 350 km (218 miles) off Shanghai, conducting illegal transfers to a...

May 29, 2018
Total Views: 1