Sandler Travis Rosenberg reports on 8th February that the US Coast Guard has posted on its website a list of vessels that are generally prohibited from entering the navigable waters of the U.S. or transferring cargo in the US under a law designed to tighten sanctions against North Korea and those countries that support it.  The Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act amended the Ports and Waterways Safety Act to require the USCG to maintain timely information on the registrations of all foreign vessels over 300 gross tons that meet certain criteria, including being owned or operated by or on behalf of North Korea, and/or facilitate the transfer, transshipment, or conveyance of significant types or quantities of cargo, vessels, or aircraft owned or controlled by persons designated under applicable UN sanctions.

The USCG list is at –

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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