The United States has filed a forfeiture complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that all oil aboard a Liberian-flagged vessel, the M/T Achilleas (IMO No. 9398072),
The U.S. yesterday imposed sanctions on six entities—Reach Holding Group (Shanghai) Company Ltd.; Reach Shipping Lines; Delight Shipping Co., Ltd.; Gracious Shipping Co. Ltd.; Noble Shipping Co. Ltd.; and Supreme Shipping Co.
The U.S. Justice Department today reported the successful disruption of a multimillion dollar fuel shipment by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a designated foreign terrorist organization, that was bound for Venezuela.
AIS spoofing, painting over ships’ IMO numbers and names, and “flag hopping” are just a few of the tricks of the sanctions-busting trade. Yesterday, the U.S. Departments of State and Treasury, and
Iranian nationals Amir Dianat, 55, and Kamran Lajmiri, 42, were on May 1 charged with violating U.S. export laws and sanctions against Iran. In a two-count criminal complaint filed in the U.S.
The U.S.Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against a large shipping network that, it says, “is directed by and financially supports the Islamic Revolutionary Guard
AUGUST 9, 2013 — Iran sanctions watchdog United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) has applauded German shipping company Reederei Rudolf Schepers GmbH & Co KG Last month, UANI wrote to Reederei Rudolf Schepers,
JULY 23, 2013 — Greek shipowner Victor Restis now has more immediate problems than the suggestions by United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) that he has been involved in Iran sanctions busting. Mr.
MAY 14, 2013 — Prominent Greek shipowner Victor Restis has responded sharply to accusations made by UANI (United Against Nuclear Iran) accusing him and two of his companies of having dealings with
JULY 25, 2012 — Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director, Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center, has warned Inmarsat not to provide prohibited services to Iranian oil tankers and Iranian military vessels. Shurat HaDin –