The Dong A-Ilbo in Korea reported on 29th October that the US Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation released on 26th October on its Twitter account 9 photographs of North Korean vessels transshipping illegally on the sea this May and June.  For example, one photo shot in the East China Sea depicted Panama vessel Shang Yuan Bao and North Korean Baek Ma,  The Baek Ma was using the name “PUMA” on the inner side of the vessel with some parts of the name Baek Ma visible on the rear, hidden with paints.  The Shang Yuan Bao also covered some parts of its name with paint.

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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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