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Document 32018R0548

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/548 of 6 April 2018 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

OJ L 91, 9.4.2018, p. 2–10 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2018/548/oj

9.4.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 91/2


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/548

of 6 April 2018

implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 31(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 of 30 August 2017 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Regulation (EC) No 329/2007 (1), and in particular Article 47(1) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 30 August 2017 the Council adopted Regulation (EU) 2017/1509.

(2)

On 30 March 2018 the United Nations Security Council (‘UNSC’) Committee established pursuant to UNSC Resolution 1718 (2006) added one person and 21 entities to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures and designated 15 vessels for an asset freeze, 25 vessels for a port entry ban and 12 vessels for deflagging.

(3)

Annexes XIII and XIV to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annexes XIII and XIV to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 are amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the date of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 6 April 2018.

For the Council

The President

E. ZAHARIEVA


(1)  OJ L 224, 31.8.2017, p. 1.


ANNEX

1.

The following person and entities are added to the list of persons and entities referred to in Article 34(1) and (3) as set out in Annex XIII to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509:

‘(a)   Natural persons

 

Name

Alias

Identifying information

Date of UN designation

Statement of reasons

80.

TSANG YUNG YUAN

Neil Tsang, Yun Yuan Tsang

DOB: 20.10.1957

Passport No: 302001581

30.3.2018

Tsang Yung Yuan has coordinated DPRK coal exports with a DPRK broker operating in a third country, and he has a history of other sanctions evasion activities.

(b)   Legal persons, entities and bodies

 

Name

Alias

Location

Date of UN designation

Other information

55.

CHANG AN SHIPPING & TECHNOLOGY

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CHANG AN SHIPPING AND TECHNOLOGY

Room 2105, DL1849, Trend Centre, 29-31 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China

30.3.2018

Registered owner, ship manager, and commercial manager of Panama-flagged vessel HUA FU, a cargo ship that loaded DPRK coal at Najin DPRK on 24 September 2017.

56.

CHONMYONG SHIPPING CO

CHON MYONG SHIPPING COMPANY LIMITED

Kalrimgil 2-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK; Saemaul 2-dong, Pyongchon-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of CHON MYONG 1, a DPRK-flagged vessel that conducted ship-to-ship transfer of fuel in late December 2017.

57.

FIRST OIL JV CO LTD

 

Jongbaek 1-dong, Rakrang-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Owner of the DPRK tanker PAEK MA, which was involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil in mid-January 2018.

58.

HAPJANGGANG SHIPPING CORP

 

Kumsong 3-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of the DPRK tanker NAM SAN 8, which is believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil, and owner of vessel HAP JANG GANG 6.

59.

HUAXIN SHIPPING HONGKONG LTD

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Room 2105, Trend Centre, 29-31 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China

30.3.2018

Ship and commercial manager of the ASIA BRIDGE 1. Hong Kong-owned vessel, the probable “ASIA BRIDGE 1” was instructed on 19 October 2017 by Huaxin Shipping to make preparations for entry into Nampo, DPRK to receive a shipment of coal bound for Vietnam. The “ASIA BRIDGE 1” was instructed by an unidentified employee of Huaxin Shipping Ltd to make preparations to receive 8 000 metric tonnes of coal and then sail to Cam Pha, Vietnam. The master of the vessel was instructed to cover the ship's name and other markings using canvas while in port at Nampo.

60.

KINGLY WON INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD

 

Trust Company Complex, Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro MH 96960, Marshall Islands

30.3.2018

In 2017, Tsang Yung Yuan (aka Neil Tsang) and Kingly Won attempted to engage in an oil deal valued at over USD 1 million with a petroleum company in a third country to illicitly transfer to the DPRK. Kingly Won acted as a broker for that petroleum company and a Chinese company that reached out to Kingly Won to purchase marine oil on its behalf.

61.

KOREA ACHIM SHIPPING CO

 

Sochang-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of DPRK tanker CHON MA SAN. DPRK-flagged CHON MA SAN prepared for likely ship to ship transfer operations in late January 2018. The master of the DPRK-flagged motor tanker YU JONG 2 reported on 18 November 2017 to an unidentified DPRK-based controller that the vessel was avoiding a storm in advance of a ship to ship transfer. The master suggested that the YU JONG 2 load fuel oil before the DPRK-flagged tanker CHON MA SAN since the CHON MA SAN's larger size was better suited to conduct ship to ship transfers in a storm. After the CHON MA SAN loaded fuel oil from a vessel, the YU JONG 2 loaded 1 168 kilolitres of fuel oil on 19 November 2017 through a ship to ship transfer operation.

62.

KOREA ANSAN SHIPPING COMPANY

KOREA ANSAN SHPG COMPANY

Pyongchon 1-dong, Pyongchon-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of DPRK tanker AN SAN 1 believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil.

63.

KOREA MYONGDOK SHIPPING CO

 

Chilgol 2-dong, Mangyongdae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of the YU PHYONG 5. In late November 2017, the YU PHYONG 5 conducted a ship-to-ship transfer of 1 721  metric tonnes of fuel oil.

64.

KOREA SAMJONG SHIPPING

 

Tonghung-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of DPRK tankers SAM JONG 1 and SAM JONG 2. Both vessels are believed to have imported refined petroleum to DPRK in violation of UN sanctions in late January 2018.

65.

KOREA SAMMA SHIPPING CO

 

Rakrang 3-dong, Rakrang-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

A DPRK-flagged tanker, SAM MA 2 owned by Korea Samma Shipping Company, conducted a ship-to-ship transfer of oil and fabricated documents in mid-October 2017, loading almost 1 600 metric tonnes of fuel oil in one transaction. The ship master was instructed to erase SAMMA SHIPPING and the Korean words found on the ship's seal and instead put “Hai Xin You 606” to mask its identity as a DPRK vessel.

66.

KOREA YUJONG SHIPPING CO LTD

 

Puksong 2-dong, Pyongchon-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK;

Company Number IMO 5434358

30.3.2018

Registered owner of the DPRK tanker YU JONG 2, which loaded 1 168 kilolitres of fuel oil on 19 November 2017 through a ship to ship transfer operation.

67.

KOTI CORP

 

Panama City, Panama

30.3.2018

Ship manager and commercial manager of the Panama-flagged vessel KOTI, which conducted ship-to-ship transfers of likely petroleum product to the DPRK-flagged KUM UN SAN 3 on 9 December 2017.

68.

MYOHYANG SHIPPING CO

 

Kumsong 3-dong, Mangyondae-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Ship manager of DPRK oil products tanker YU SON, which is believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil.

69.

PAEKMA SHIPPING CO

Care of First Oil JV Co Ltd

Jongbaek 1-dong, Rakrang-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of the DPRK tanker PAEK MA, which was involved in ship to ship transfer operations for oil in mid-January 2018.

70.

PHYONGCHON SHIPPING & MARINE

PHYONGCHON SHIPPING AND MARINE

Otan-dong, Chung-guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.3.2018

Registered owner of DPRK tanker JI SONG 6, which is believed to have been involved in ship to ship transfer operations of oil in late January 2018. The company also owns vessels JI SONG 8 and WOORY STAR.

71.

PRO-GAIN GROUP CORPORATION

 

Le Sanalele Complex, Ground Floor, Vaea Street, Saleufi, Apia, Samoa

30.3.2018

Company owned or controlled by Tsang Yung Yuan and involved in illicit transfers of DPRK coal.

72.

SHANGHAI DONGFENG SHIPPING CO LTD

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Room 601, 433, Chifeng Lu, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai, 200083, China

30.3.2018

Registered owner, ship and commercial manager of the DONG FENG 6, a vessel that loaded coal at Hamhung, DPRK on 11 July 2017 for export in violation of UN sanctions.

73.

SHEN ZHONG INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

 

Unit 503, 5th Floor, Silvercord Tower 2, 30, Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

30.3.2018

Ship and commercial manager of HAO FAN 2 and HAO FAN 6, St Kitts-Nevis-flagged vessels. The HAO FAN 6 loaded coal at Nampo, DPRK on 27 August 2017. HAO FAN 2 loaded North Korean coal at Nampo, DPRK on 3 June 2017.

74.

WEIHAI WORLD-SHIPPING FREIGHT

 

419-201, Tongyi Lu, Huancui Qu, Weihai, Shandong 264200, China

30.3.2018

Ship and commercial manager of the XIN GUANG HAI, a vessel that on loaded coal at Taean, DPRK on 27 October 2017 and had an ETA of 14 November 2017 to Cam Pha, Vietnam, but it did not arrive and instead went to Port Klang, Malaysia on 18 December 2017.

75.

YUK TUNG ENERGY PTE LTD

 

17-22, UOB Plaza 2, Raffles Place, Singapore 048624, Singapore

30.3.2018

Ship manager and commercial manager of the YUK TUNG, which conducted ship-to-ship transfer of refined petroleum product.’

2.

The following vessels are added to the list of vessels subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex XIV to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 under the heading ‘A. Vessels subject to a seizure’:

‘1.   Name: CHON MYONG 1

Additional information

IMO: 8712362

2.   Name: AN SAN 1

Additional information

IMO: 7303803

3.   Name: YU PHYONG 5

Additional information

IMO: 8605026

4.   Name: SAM JONG 1

Additional information

IMO: 8405311

5.   Name: SAM JONG 2

Additional information

IMO: 7408873

6.   Name: SAM MA 2

Additional information

IMO: 8106496

7.   Name: YU JONG 2

Additional information

IMO: 8604917

8.   Name: PAEK MA

Additional information

IMO: 9066978

9.   Name: JI SONG 6

Additional information

IMO: 8898740

10.   Name: CHON MA SAN

Additional information

IMO: 8660313

11.   Name: NAM SAN 8

Additional information

IMO: 8122347

12.   Name: YU SON

Additional information

IMO: 8691702

13.   Name: WOORY STAR

Additional information

IMO: 8408595

14.   Name: JI SONG 8

Additional information

IMO: 8503228

15.   Name: HAP JANG GANG 6

Additional information

IMO: 9066540’

3.

The following vessels are added to the list of vessels subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex XIV to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 under the heading ‘B. Vessels which are prohibited entry into ports’:

‘9.   Name: CHON MYONG 1

Additional information

IMO: 8712362

10.   Name: AN SAN 1

Additional information

IMO: 7303803

11.   Name: YU PHYONG 5

Additional information

IMO: 8605026

12.   Name: SAM JONG 1

Additional information

IMO: 8405311

13.   Name: SAM JONG 2

Additional information

IMO: 7408873

14.   Name: SAM MA 2

Additional information

IMO: 8106496

15.   Name: YU JONG 2

Additional information

IMO: 8604917

16.   Name: PAEK MA

Additional information

IMO: 9066978

17.   Name: JI SONG 6

Additional information

IMO: 8898740

18.   Name: CHON MA SAN

Additional information

IMO: 8660313

19.   Name: NAM SAN 8

Additional information

IMO: 8122347

20.   Name: YU SON

Additional information

IMO: 8691702

21.   Name: WOORY STAR

Additional information

22.   Name: ASIA BRIDGE 1

Additional information

IMO: 8916580

23.   Name: XIN GUANG HAI

Additional information

IMO: 9004700

24.   Name: HUA FU

Additional information

IMO: 9020003

25.   Name: YUK TUNG

Additional information

IMO: 9030591

26.   Name: KOTI

Additional information

IMO: 9417115

27.   Name: DONG FENG 6

Additional information

IMO: 9008201

28.   Name: HAO FAN 2

Additional information

IMO: 8747604

29.   Name: HAO FAN 6

Additional information

IMO: 8628597

30.   Name: JIN HYE

Additional information

IMO: 8518572

31.   Name: FAN KE

Additional information

IMO: 8914934

32.   Name: WAN HENG 11

Additional information

IMO: 8791667

33.   Name: MIN NING DE YOU 078

Additional information

IMO: does not exist’


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