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OFSI publishes its own maritime shipping advisory

Maritime guidance published OFSI has today published new guidance for the maritime sector. It provides financial sanctions guidance for entities and individuals which operate in, or with, the maritime shipping sector, especially those involved in areas that may be subject to UK financial sanctions restrictions. This should be considered supplementary […]

Those pesky Iranian tankers…

So, five oil tankers are steaming to Venezuela from Iran, with the U.S. determined to stop them, and Iran telling they darn well better not, or else. So, what really are the US’ options, and what might be the consequences? So, let’s start with the United Nations sanctions on North […]

September 4, 2019: OFAC sanctions Iranian shipping network

On Wednesday, OFAC designated the following persons: AKBARI, Mohammadreza Ali (a.k.a. ALIAKBARI, Mohammad Reza Abbas; a.k.a. ALI-AKBARI, Mohammadreza; a.k.a. “AKBARI, Ali”); DOB 31 Oct 1967; Passport 21795618 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASEMI, Rostam). ASADI, Shamsollah; DOB 23 Aug 1971; POB Khorram Abad, Iran; nationality Iran; Gender Male; Passport Y46559184 (Iran) […]

August 30, 2019: More OFAC North Korean designations

On Friday, OFAC added the following persons: CHEN, Mei Hsiang (Chinese Traditional: 陳美香) (a.k.a. CHEN, Mei-Hsiang), Taiwan; DOB 18 May 1956; nationality Taiwan; Gender Female; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Passport 310422295 expires 06 Jan 2025; National ID No. R222185563 (individual) [DPRK4].    HUANG, […]