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Saturday, May 21, 2022
Defense

Biden, S.Korea’s Yoon Vow To Deter N.Korea With Bigger Drills And More Weapons

By Trevor Hunnicutt, Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, May 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on

1 hour ago
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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

North Korea Is Suspected Of Launching Submarine Missile

By Max Zimmerman and Kyungji Cho May 7, 2022, (Bloomberg) –North Korea appeared to have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile Saturday, three

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 2287

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Navy

US Navy Deploys Aircraft Carrier To Korea Amid Tensions With North

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) The USS Abraham Lincoln strike group is operating in waters off the Korean peninsula, a U.S. official said, after South Korean media

April 12, 2022
Total Views: 3537

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Maritime Security

Japan Plans To Double Military Spending In Rush To Bolster Air And Sea Defenses

By Tim Kelly TOKYO,(Reuters) – Japan plans to add $6.75 billion to its already record annual military spending in a rush to bolster air

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 1476

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

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 2278

Saturday, July 31, 2021
M/T COURAGEOUS
Incidents

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

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 1395

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Shipping

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

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 1642

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipping

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

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 8468

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.
Shipping

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

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2169

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

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 22

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

May 14, 2020
Total Views: 29

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

April 17, 2020
Total Views: 29

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

October 23, 2019
Total Views: 172

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

October 7, 2019
Total Views: 5

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

August 30, 2019
Total Views: 8

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

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

May 21, 2019
Total Views: 9

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

May 9, 2019
Total Views: 36

Thursday, November 8, 2018
crist shipyard
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

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 27

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

August 21, 2018
Total Views: 51