Friday, July 24, 2015

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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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

SPOTD: North Korea Test Fires ‘Ultra-Modern’ Anti-Ship Missile

A test-firing drill of anti-ship missiles at sea is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 15, 2015… … as North...

June 16, 2015
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Sanctioned North Korean Shipping Firm Still Active, Ships Renamed

A U.N.-blacklisted North Korean shipping firm has renamed most of its vessels in a bid to disguise their origin and continues illicit shipments in violation of United Nations sanctions

February 25, 2015
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Saturday, February 7, 2015
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North Korea Tests New Anti-Ship Missile

North Korea has test-fired a new anti-ship cruise missile, images released by state media on Saturday showed, demonstrating the increased capability of the secretive state's outdated navy.

February 7, 2015
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

North and South Korea Navies Trade Warning Fire Near Maritime Border

By Sam Kim Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — Naval boats of North Korea and South Korea exchanged warning fire near their disputed sea border in the Yellow Sea, days after high-ranking...

October 7, 2014
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Monday, September 15, 2014
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North Korea Seeking Submarines Capable of Firing Missiles

By Sam Kim Sept. 15 (Bloomberg) — North Korea has tried to enhance its submarines to make them capable of firing ballistic missiles as it seeks to boost its ability...

September 15, 2014
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Friday, August 15, 2014
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Japan Freezes Assets of North Korean Shipping Firm

Japan on Friday froze the assets of the operator of a North Korean ship seized for smuggling arms

August 15, 2014
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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U.N. Blacklists Operator of North Korean Ship Seized in Panama

A U.N. Security Council committee on Monday blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling Soviet-era arms, and raised concerns about Cuba's military cooperation with Pyongyang.

July 29, 2014
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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North Korean Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Mexico

A North Korean cargo ship has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico after sailing from Cuba, according to reports.

July 15, 2014
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Saturday, June 28, 2014
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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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Monday, June 23, 2014

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Showboats Rusted, 1950’s-Era Submarine – PHOTOS

North Korea's "Supreme Leader" Kim Jong-un visited a naval base recently to tour a staple of the People's Navy's subsea warfare capabilities: a rusted-up, 1950's-era clunker submarine.

June 23, 2014
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Sunday, March 16, 2014
Maritime News

Navy SEALs Take Down Rebel Tanker in Med

No one was hurt tonight when U.S. forces, at the request of both the Libyan and Cypriot governments, boarded and took control of the commercial tanker Morning Glory, a stateless vessel seized earlier this month by three armed Libyans.

March 16, 2014
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

North Korea Denies Ties to Tanker Loaded with Rebel Oil

North Korea said the tanker violated its laws, and a contract with the Alexandria-based company by carrying contraband cargo

March 12, 2014
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Maritime News

Rebel Tanker Reaches Egyptian Waters After Escaping Libya

Libya's navy has lost contact with an oil tanker that loaded oil in a rebel-held port and has now slipped into Egyptian waters after being attacked by Libya's air force, a government minister said on Wednesday.

March 12, 2014
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Maritime News

North Korean Tanker Sneaks Out of Libya, Vessel Fired Upon – UPDATE

Update: Libya’s Navy has reportedly fired upon the tanker, causing some damage to the vessel, and Italian vessels are helping to secure the now-stationary vessel, a Libyan military spokesman said. Italian defense...

March 11, 2014
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Maritime News

Libya Seizes North Korea-Flagged Tanker After Loading Crude at Rebel Port – UPDATE

Libyan navy and allied militia forces have surrounded a North Korea-flagged tanker just outside an eastern port held by rebels, a navy spokesman said on Monday.

March 10, 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

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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Monday, November 4, 2013
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North Korean Sailors Killed

SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – At least 19 North Korean sailors were killed when a naval vessel sank during “combat duties” off the east coast last month, state media said,...

November 4, 2013
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Friday, October 18, 2013

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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