UN port ban on 4 ships for violating N Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council has banned 4 ships, pursuant to para 6 of UNSC resolution 2375 (2017), from entering any port for breaching sanctions on DPRK from 5 October. The ships, identified as the Petrel 8, Hao Fan 6, Tong San 2 and Jie Shun, had transported prohibited goods to and from DPRK. For the UN Security Council press release, click here.

The EU has implemented this in Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1897, which adds the 4 ships to the list of vessels subject to restrictive measures, as set out in Annex XIV to Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1509.

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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