By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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