U.S. says seizes tanker used to evade North Korea sanctions

U.S. says seizes tanker used to evade North Korea sanctions
# 31 July 2021 03:40 (UTC +04:00)

he U.S. Justice Department (DoJ) on Friday announced the seizure of a 2,734-ton tanker it said was owned and operated by a Singaporean national and used to make shipments of petroleum products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, APA reports quoting Reuters.

A DoJ statement said the M/T Courageous was seized by Cambodian authorities in March 2020 in accordance with a U.S. warrant, having been used to transfer oil products to North Korean vessels and to make direct shipments to the North Korean port of Nampo.

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