Dalian line with ties to North Korea blacklisted by the US

Dalian line with ties to North Korea blacklisted by the US

A Dalian-based shipping line has been blacklisted by the US for its links to North Korea.

Dalian Global Unity Shipping has been slapped with sanctions as well as the Bank of Dandong and two Chinese individuals as the US clamps down on North Korea in the wake of the death of a US citizen who had been held captive in the Kim Jong Un ruled state.

The shipping line ships coal and steel between China and North Korea. Any of its property or assets in the US will now be frozen and no US citizen can do business with the company.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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