Client Alert: Sanctions against North Korea

New and strengthened UN and US Sanctions against North Korea are announced 25 September 2017. The new sanctions block vessels calling at US Ports if they have called in North Korea in the previous 180 days and place enhanced restriction on the provision of goods and services that can be provided to North Korea. Extreme care should be taken to understand the sanctions if you are contemplating a voyage to or from North Korea or with North Korean interests such as vessels.