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Bulk vessel suspected of breaching North Korea sanctions

The UN suspects a total of four cargo ships of violating the sanctions imposed on North Korea. Since the fall, one of the ships has been especially conspicuous.

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Dry bulk vessel Hao Fan 6 has in recent months been especially conspicuous. The 140-meter vessel is one of four ships that hit by the UN's tightened sanctions on North Korea in October, and all four ships are suspected of breaching the sanctions by carrying coal from North Korea to China.

As such, the ships were penalized by the UN by being barred from calling in any port around the world. But on Oct. 10, when the tightened sanctions came into force, Hao Fan 6 disappeared off the coast of South Korea, reports CNN.

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