Hong Kong flag ship suspected of breaking North Korea sanctions; Crowley Maritime makes management changes

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Hong Kong flag ship suspected of breaking North Korea sanctions
December 29, 2017 — A Hong Kong registered vessel has been seized in South Korea, after it was suspected of violating UN sanctions by trading oil with North Korea. Arirang News reports Seoul government officials as saying that the ship, named Lighthouse Winmore, came into Yeosu Port on November 24, where it was detained and inspected by customs officials. The ship is thought to have transferred some 600 tons of oil to a North Korean vessel, the Sam Jong 2, in international waters a month earlier, on October 19.

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