Cambodia seizes oil tanker accused of DPRK ship-to-ship oil transfers

On 1 March, the Cambodian Navy Police seized the Courageous (IMO number 8617524), a Chinese oil tanker managed by New Eastern Shipping Co Ltd, on suspicion of involvement in ship-to-ship transfers to North Korean vessels, constituting a breach of UN sanctions. The tanker was seized off the coast of Koh Tang and is currently detained in the port of Sihanoukville …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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