The Federal Maritime Commission Newsroom

News

Advisory on Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines Practices from the Office of Foreign Assets Control

April 6, 2011

Shippers, carriers, importers, exporters and ocean transportation intermediaries should be aware of an alert issued March 31, 2011 by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, part of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, regarding practices used by the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and companies acting on its behalf to evade U.S. and international economic sanctions.