HMT updates North Korea sanctions listings

Earlier today, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) added the following person:

YUAN, TSAN, YUNG

DOB: 20/10/1957. a.k.a: (1) TSANG, Neil (2) TSANG, Yun, Yuan Passport Details: Number 302001581 Other Information: UN Ref KPi.080. Has coordinated North Korean coal exports with a North Korean broker operating in a third country and has a history of sanctions evasion activities. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13625.

And entities: 

CHANG AN SHIPPING & TECHNOLOGY

a.k.a: CHANG AN SHIPPING AND TECHNOLOGY Address: Room 2105, DL1849, Trend Centre, 29-31 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.055. Registered owner, ship manager, and commercial manager of Panama- flagged vessel HUA FU, a cargo ship that loaded DPRK coal at Najin, DPRK on September 24, 2017. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13626.

CHONMYONG SHIPPING CO

a.k.a: CHON MYONG SHIPPING COMPANY LIMITED Address: (1) Kalrimgil 2-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK (2) Saemaul 2-dong, Pyongchon-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.056. Registered owner of CHON MYONG 1, a DPRK-flagged vessel that conducted ship-to-ship transfer of fuel in late December 2017. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13627.

FIRST OIL JV CO LTD

Address: Jongbaek 1-dong, Rakrang-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.057. Owner of the DPRK tanker PAEK MA, which was involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil in mid-January 2018. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13628.

HAPJANGGANG SHIPPING CORP

Address: Kumsong 3-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: KPe.058. Registered owner of the DPRK tanker NAM SAN 8, which is believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil, and owner of vessel HAP JANG GANG 6. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13629.

HUAXIN SHIPPING HONGKONG LTD

Address: Room 2105, Trend Centre, 29-31 Chueng Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China. Other Information: UN Ref. KPe.059. Ship and commercial manager of the ASIA BRIDGE 1. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13630.

KINGLY WON INTERNATIONAL CO LTD

Address: Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro MH 96960, Marshall Islands. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.060. In 2017, Tsang Yung Yuan (aka Neil Tsang) and Kingly Won attempted to engage in an oil deal valued at over $1 million with a petroleum company in a third country to illicitly transfer to the DPRK. Kingly Won acted as a broker for that petroleum company and a Chinese company that reached out to Kingly Won to purchase marine oil on its behalf. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13631.

KOREA ACHIM SHIPPING CO

Address: Sochang-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.061. Registered owner of DPRK tanker CHON MA SAN. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13632.

KOREA ANSAN SHIPPING COMPANY

a.k.a: KOREA ANSAN SHPG COMPANY Address: Pyongchon 1-dong, Pyongchon-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref.062. Registered owner of DPRK tanker AN SAN 1 believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13633.

KOREA MYONGDOK SHIPPING CO

Address: Chilgol 2-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.063. Registered owner of the YU PHYONG 5. In late November 2017 the YU PHYONG 5 conducted a ship-to-ship transfer of 1,721 metric tons of fuel oil. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13634.

KOREA SAMJONG SHIPPING

Address: Tonghung-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.064. Registered owner of DPRK tankers SAM JONG 1 and SAM JONG 2. Both vessels are believed to have imported refined petroleum to DPRK in violation of UN sanctions in late January 2018. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13635.

KOREA SAMMA SHIPPING CO

Address: Rakrang 3-dong, Rakrang-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.065. DPRK-flagged tanker, SAM MA 2 owned by Korea Samma Shipping Company, conducted a ship-to-ship transfer of oil and fabricated documents in mid-October 2017 loading almost 1,600 metric tons of fuel oil in one transaction. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13636.

KOREA YUJONG SHIPPING CO LTD

Address: Puksong 2-dong, Pyongchon-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK Other Information: UN Ref KPe.066. Company Number IMO 5434358 Registered owner of the DPRK tanker YU JONG 2 which loaded 1,168 kiloliters of fuel oil through a ship to ship transfer operation. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13637.

KOTI CORP

Address: Panama City, Panama. Other Information: UN Ref.067. Ship manager and commercial manager of the Panama-flagged vessel KOTI, which conducted ship-to-ship transfers of likely petroleum product to the DPRK-flagged KUM UN SAN 3. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13638.

MYOHYANG SHIPPING CO

Address: Kumsong 3-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.068. Ship manager of DPRK oil products tanker YU SON, which is believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13639.

PAEKMA SHIPPING CO

a.k.a: Care of First Oil JV Co Ltd Address: Jongbaek 1-dong, Rakrang-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref.KPe.069. Registered owner of the DPRK tanker PAEK MA, which was involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil in mid-January 2018. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13640.

PHYONGCHON SHIPPING & MARINE

a.k.a: PHYONGCHON SHIPPING AND MARINE Address: Otan-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Ref.KPe 070. Registered owner of DPRK tanker JI SONG 6, which is believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations of oil in late January 2018. The company also owns vessels JI SONG 8 and WOORY STAR.[Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13641.

PRO-GAIN GROUP CORPORATION

Address: Le Sanalele Complex, Ground Floor, Vaea Street, Saleufi, Apia, Samoa. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.071. Company owned or controlled by Tsang Yung Yuan and involved in illicit transfers of DPRK coal. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13642.

SHANGHAI DONGFENG SHIPPING CO LTD

Address: Room 601, 433, Chifeng Lu, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai, 200083, China. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.072. Registered owner, ship and commercial manager of the DONG FENG 6, a vessel that loaded coal at Hamhung, DPRK on July 11, 2017 for export in violation of UN sanctions. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13643.

SHEN ZHONG INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

Address: Unit 503, 5th Floor, Silvercord Tower 2, 30, Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.073. Ship and commercial manager of HAO FAN 2 and HAO FAN 6, St Kitts-Nevis-flagged vessels. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13644.

WEIHAI WORLD-SHIPPING FREIGHT

Address: 419-201, Tongyi Lu, Huancui Qu, Weihai, Shandong 264200, China. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.074. Ship and commercial manager of the XIN GUANG HAI. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13645.

YUK TUNG ENERGY PTE LTD

Address: 17-22, UOB Plaza 2, Raffles Place, Singapore 048624, Singapore. Other Information: UN Ref KPe.075. Ship manager and commercial manager of the YUK TUNG, which conducted ship-to-ship transfer of refined petroleum product. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13646.

CHON MYONG 1

Other Information: (IMO number: 8712362) [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13647.

AN SAN 1

Other Information: (IMO number: 7303803). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13648.

YU PHYONG 5

Other Information: (IMO number: 8605026) [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13649.

SAM JONG 1

Other Information: (IMO number: 8405311) [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13650.

SAM JONG 2

Other Information: (IMO number: 7408873). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13651.

SAM MA 2

Other Information: (IMO number: 8106496). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13652.

YU JONG 2

Other Information: (IMO number: 8604917). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13653.

PAEK MA

Other Information: (IMO number: 9066978). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13654.

JI SONG 6

Other Information: (IMO number: 8898740). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13655.

CHON MA SAN

Other Information: (IMO number: 8660313). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13656.

NAM SAN 8

Other Information: (IMO number: 8122347). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13657.

YU SON

Other Information: (IMO number: 8691702) [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13658.

WOORY STAR

Other Information: (IMO number: 8408595). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13659.

JI SONG 8

Other Information: (IMO number: 8503228) [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13660.

HAP JANG GANG 6

Other Information: (IMO number: 9066540). [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 05/04/2018 Group ID: 13661.

to their sanctions on North Korea, mirroring the updates made by the United Nations 1718 Sanctions Committee.

You’ll note that the entities inlude the cargo vessels listed by the UN as subject to an asset freeze (from the first 2 of the 3 lists of vessels in their press release), but not the ones subject to only port restrictions and de-flagging (from the 3rd list). I wonder if any other element of the UK government will deal with those.

Links:

HMT Notice

UN Press Release

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