EU de-lists 4 vessels from N Korea sanctions

The EU has de-listed 4 vessels that were previously listed on its sanctions against North Korea for being controlled or operated by sanctioned entity Ocean Maritime Management Company, after the UN determined in March that they had no connection to that company.  The UN’s decision to de-list the 4 vessels from its own sanctions followed a request from China, after assurances were secured that none of the vessels would use North Korean crews, and the EU has now implemented those changes (see previous blog).  The four vessels are: JH 86, Jin Tai, Jin Teng, and Grand Karo.

See Commission Implementing Regulation 2016/569 amending Council Regulation 329/2007 and Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2016/573 implementing Council Decision 2013/183/CFSP.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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