UN port ban on 4 ships for violating N Korea sanctions

Cargo ShipThe 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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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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