Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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North Korea Boats Washing Up in Japan Spark Spy Scare

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Dec 6 (Reuters) – An increasing number of fishing boats from North Korea has been appearing off Japan – some in distress, some abandoned and some...

December 6, 2017
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
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Another North Korean Boat in Distress Found in Japanese Waters

TOKYO, Nov 30 (Reuters) – 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...

November 30, 2017
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Monday, November 27, 2017
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Maritime News

Eight Bodies Found in Boat Washed Up on Beach in Japan -Coast Guard

TOKYO, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in...

November 27, 2017
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

U.S. Sanctions Chinese Shipping Companies Over Ties to North Korea

By Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration sanctioned three Chinese trading companies on Tuesday as well as North Korean shipping firms and vessels as the U.S. seeks to disrupt...

November 21, 2017
Total Views: 19

Thursday, November 16, 2017
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Singapore Suspends Trade Relations with North Korea

SINGAPORE, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Singapore has suspended trade relations with North Korea, the latest of Pyongyang’s major trade partners to cut commercial ties under toughening U.N. sanctions over its...

November 16, 2017
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Monday, November 6, 2017
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Three U.S. Aircraft Carriers to Stage Drill as Trump Visits Asia

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Three U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups will exercise together in the Western Pacific in the coming days in a rare...

November 6, 2017
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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Maritime News

DSME Warship Blueprints Stolen in North Korea Hack -S.Korea Lawmaker

By Haejin Choi SEOUL, Oct 31 (Reuters) – North Korea probably stole South Korean warship blueprints after hacking into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd’s database in April last...

October 31, 2017
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Maritime News

U.S., South Korea Conduct Joint Navy Drills to Counter North’s Threat

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States began week-long joint Navy drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula on Monday, amid high tensions over North Korea’s nuclear...

October 18, 2017
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Maritime News

U.N. Imposes Global Ban for Ships Caught Carrying North Korean Contraband

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Oct 10 (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from North Korea, including one vessel that...

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 18

Saturday, September 30, 2017

U.S. Carrier Navigates Crowded Waters as North Korea Tensions Mount

By Greg Torode ABOARD THE USS RONALD REAGAN, South China Sea, Sept 30 (Reuters) – A s the commanders of the largest U.S. warship in Asia seek to maintain operational readiness...

September 30, 2017
Total Views: 25

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump Targets North Korea Shipping and Trade with Expanded Sanctions

By Margaret Talev (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump Thursday ordered new sanctions on individuals, companies and banks doing business with North Korea as he sought to further isolate Pyongyang and increase economic...

September 21, 2017
Total Views: 10

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Maritime News

From Russia with Fuel: North Korean Ships May Be Undermining Sanctions

By Polina Nikolskaya MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) – At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their homeland despite declaring other...

September 21, 2017
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Column: A Naval Blockade Can Rein in North Korea

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is fixated on obtaining a serious nuclear arsenal, and continues to thumb his nose at the U.S. and other world...

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 24

Friday, August 11, 2017
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Maritime News

War Threat in Korea Exposes Artery of Global Commodity Trade

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Should U.S. President Donald Trump unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea, it will bring conflict to the core of the global commodity trade. North...

August 11, 2017
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
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North Korea Details Plan to Fire Missiles Over Japan, Near Guam

By Christine Kim and Martin Petty SEOUL/GUAM, Aug 10 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Thursday it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near...

August 10, 2017
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Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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Maritime News

The Key to Countering North Korea Lies Offshore -View

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — As the world worries about the increasing threat from North Korea and its dangerous leader Kim Jong Un, there is a temptation to believe...

August 8, 2017
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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Carrier Group Heads For Korean Waters As Trump Calls Leaders

By Ju-min Park (Reuters) South Korea said on Monday it was in talks about holding joint drills with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group, as U.S. President Donald Trump called...

April 23, 2017
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Maritime News

North Korea Threatens to Strike U.S. Aircraft Carrier

By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL, April 23 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might,...

April 23, 2017
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Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Japanese Warships Join U.S. Carrier As It Approaches North Korea

By Nobuhiro Kubo (Reuters) Two Japanese destroyers on Sunday began an exercise with the U.S. Carl Vinson carrier strike group in the Western Pacific as it approaches waters around the...

April 22, 2017
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Strike Group Supposedly Sent to Deter North Korea Spotted 3,500 Miles Away, Heading in Opposite Direction

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) – When U.S. President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an “armada” as a warning to North Korea, the...

April 18, 2017
Total Views: 18