NK shipyard to build 4 barges for Russian Primorye.
The North Korean Chzhondzhin Shipbuilding Company has a contract for 4 self-propelled barges of a displacement of 1.000 tons for the Primorsky Territory. Previously, the North Korean company has delivered to a Russian shipowner a passenger ferry (Alex Szymanski), transporting goods for the construction of objects for the 2012 APEC summit in Vladivostok, Vladivostok News reports citing DPRK"s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs who met recently with vice-governor of Primorsky Territory in Vladivostok.
According to Primorye"s vice-governor Igor Uleyskiy, the Primorsky Territory authorities see a positive dynamics in trade turnover of Primorye and North Korea. In particular, North Korea needs oil and petroleum products, vehicles, machinery and equipment. The two sides are cooperating in the fishing industry, reconstructing the northern section of DPRK"s the railway station.