November 8, 2018: EU, HMT amend 15 DPRK vessels

Last Thursday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1654 by amending the following North Korean cargo vessel listings:

1. CHON MYONG 1

Other Information: (IMO number: 8712362) Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK oil tanker M/V CHON MYONG 1 conducted a ship-to-ship transfer, likely for oil, in late December 2017. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13647.

2. ANSAN1

Other Information: (IMO number: 7303803). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK tanker M/V AN SAN 1 was involved in ship-to- ship transfer operations, likely for oil, in late January 2018. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13648.

3. YU PHYONG 5

Other Information: (IMO number: 8605026) Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK merchant vessel M/V YU PHONG 5 imported refined petroleum products to Nampo, DPRK, on 29 November 2017 through a ship-to-ship transfer conducted on 26 November 2017. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13649.

4. SAM JONG 1

Other Information: (IMO number: 8405311) Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK merchant vessel M/V SAM JONG 1 was involved in ship-to-ship transfer operations of oil in late January 2018. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13650.

5. SAM JONG 2

Other Information: (IMO number: 7408873). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK merchant vessel M/V SAM JONG 2 was involved in ship-to-ship transfer operations of oil in late January 2018. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13651.

6. SAM MA 2

Other Information: (IMO number: 8106496). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK oil tanker M/V SAM MA 2 imported refined petroleum products in October, early November and mid- November 2017 through multiple ship-to-ship transfers. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13652.

7. YU JONG 2

Other Information: (IMO number: 8604917).Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK oil tanker M/V YU JONG 2 was involved in ship- to-ship transfer operations for oil in November 2017. M/V YU JONG 2 was also involved in a ship-to-ship transfer operation, likely for oil, with M/V MIN NING DE YOU 078 on 16 February 2018. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13653.

8. PAEK MA

Other Information: (IMO number: 9066978). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK vessel M/V PAEK MA was involved in ship-to-ship transfer operations for oil in mid- January 2018. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13654.

9. JI SONG 6

Other Information: (IMO number: 8898740). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK tanker M/V JI SONG 6 was involved in ship-to- ship transfer operations of oil in late January 2018. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13655.

10. CHON MA SAN

Other Information: (IMO number: 8660313). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK vessel M/V CHON MA SAN was involved in ship- to-ship transfer operations for oil in mid-November 2017. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13656.

11. NAM SAN 8

Other Information: (IMO number: 8122347). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK crude oil tanker M/V NAM SAN 8 is believed to have been involved in ship-to-ship transfer operations for oil. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13657.

12. YU SON

Other Information: (IMO number: 8691702) Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK tanker M/V YU SON is believed to have been involved in ship-to-ship transfer operations for oil. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13658.

13. WOORY STAR

Other Information: (IMO number: 8408595). Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK cargo vessel M/V WOORY STAR is believed to have been involved in illicit transfers of prohibited DPRK goods. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13659.

14. JI SONG 8

Other Information: (IMO number: 8503228) Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK cargo vessel M/V JI SONG 8 is owned by Phyongchon Shipping & Marine and is believed to have been involved in illicit transfers of prohibited DPRK goods. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13660.

15. HAP JANG GANG 6

Other Information: (IMO number: 9066540).Annex XIV. [UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with the Policing and Crime Act 2017]. DPRK cargo vessel M/V HAP JANG GANG 6 is owned by Hapjanggang Shipping Corp and is believed to have been involved in illicit transfers of prohibited DPRK goods. Listed on: 03/04/2018 Last Updated: 10/04/2018 08/11/2018 Group ID: 13661.

Mr. Watchlist thinks things will get really interesting if they start listing who the other party in the ship-to-ship transfers are…

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1654