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OFAC counter terrorism and Iran-related designations

September 04, 2019

OFAC has posted an SDN List Update adding individuals, entities and vessels designated as specially-designated global terrorists under its counter terrorism sanctions, and updating several vessel listings under its Iran-related sanctions programs.

The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

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) expires 11 Sep 2023 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASIR, Ali).

ASHTARI, Mahmud (a.k.a. ASHTARI, Mahmood; a.k.a. ASHTARI, Mahmoud); POB Tehran, Iran; National ID No. 0062502034 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASIR, Ali).

BHARDWAJ, Auj; Passport Z4984865 expires 19 Jan 2029 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

GHASEMI, Morteza (a.k.a. ALI, Ghasemi Morteza; a.k.a. GHAEEMI, Morteza; a.k.a. QASIMI, Murtadi); DOB 10 Apr 1991; alt. DOB 31 May 1988; alt. DOB 03 Mar 1983; alt. DOB 03 Jan 1983; POB Iran; Gender Male; Passport T14532563 (Iran); alt. Passport K30803856 (Iran) expires 07 Sep 2019 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASEMI, Rostam).

HUSSAIN, Zafar Anis Ishteyaq (a.k.a. ANIS, Zafar), United Arab Emirates; nationality India; Residency Number 784-1973-1617539-3 (United Arab Emirates) (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: FOURTEEN STAR SHIPPING MANAGEMENT).

MEHDI, Ali Ghadeer (a.k.a. MEHDI, Alighadeer Mohammad); DOB 14 May 1984 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED).

MEHDI, Alizaheer Mohammad (a.k.a. MEHDI, Ali Zaheer); DOB 14 May 1973; alt. DOB 01 Jan 1973 to 31 Dec 1973; nationality India; Gender Male; Passport Z2423134 (India) expires 11 Dec 2023; alt. Passport Z3079423 (India) expires 01 Jan 2026 to 31 Dec 2026 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASEMI, Rostam).

QASIR, Ali (a.k.a. GHASIR, Ali; a.k.a. GHASSIR, Ali; a.k.a. KASSIR, Ali; a.k.a. QASIR, 'Ali), Iran; DOB 29 Jul 1992; POB Deir Kanoun El Nahr, Lebanon; nationality Lebanon; Gender Male; Passport RL 3367620 (Lebanon) expires 28 Aug 2020 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASEMI, Rostam).

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

AFRICO 1 OFF-SHORE SAL (a.k.a. AFRICO 1 OFFSHORE; a.k.a. AFRICO 1 OFF-SHORE S.A.L.), Al Azarieh Building, Bechara el Khoury Street, Beirut, Lebanon; Registration Number 1804932 (Lebanon) [SDGT] (Linked To: VANIYA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED).

ALUMIX (f.k.a. DOGMOCH; a.k.a. DOMAL SAL; a.k.a. NATIONAL ALUMINUM DRAWING AND DRAWING COMPANY SAL; a.k.a. NATIONAL COMPANY FOR ALUMINUM EXTRUSION AND COLORING; a.k.a. "ALOMEX"), Calot Center, Sami El Solh Street, Badaro, Beirut, Lebanon; Commercial Registry Number 1010799 (Lebanon) [SDGT] (Linked To: AL-BAZZAL, Muhammad Qasim).

BUSHRA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED (a.k.a. BUSHRA SHIP MANAGEMENT PVT LTD), 102, Mohid Height, Suresh Nagar, Mumbai City, Maharashtra 400053, India; 102, Mohid Height, Suresh Nagar Near Rto Office, Four Bungalows, Anderi (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India; Mohid Height, 102, Lokhandwala Complex Road, Suresh Nagar, Anderi (W), Mumbai 400053, India; Registration Number 233897 (India); alt. Registration Number U63090MH2012PTC233897 (India) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

FIVE ENERGY OIL TRADING (a.k.a. "5 ENERGY"), United Arab Emirates [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

FOURTEEN STAR SHIPPING MANAGEMENT (a.k.a. 14 STAR SHIPPING MANAGEMENT; a.k.a. "FOURTEEN STARS"), United Arab Emirates [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

HAMRAHAN PISHRO TEJARAT TRADING COMPANY (a.k.a. BAZARGANI HAMRAHAN PISHRO TEJARAT; a.k.a. HAMRAHAN PISHRO TEJARAT; a.k.a. HAMRAHAN PISHRO TEJARAT COMMERCIAL TRADING COMPANY), No. 750, 10th Floor, Bahar Tower, Bahar Street, Tehran 1561636847, Iran; Website http://pishro-tejarat.com/about/fa [SDGT] (Linked To: ASHTARI, Mahmud).

HOKOUL SAL OFFSHORE, Beirut, Lebanon; Commercial Registry Number 1808820 (Lebanon) [SDGT] (Linked To: AL-BAZZAL, Muhammad Qasim).

KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED (a.k.a. KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PVT; a.k.a. KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PVT LTD), Shop 1/2, Adarsh Chawl, Anand Nagar, Jogeshwari (W), Mumbai 400102, India; Off No 512, B Wing, Mumbai City, Maharashtra 400053, India; Unit D-605, 6th Floor, Crystal Plaza Premises Chs Ltd, Opp. Infinity Mall, New Link Road, Anderi - W, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India; 512, 5th Floor, Samarth Aishwarya, Off K.L. Walawalkar Road, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai, India; Website www.khadijasm.com; Registration Number 247118 (India); alt. Registration Number U74999MH2013PTC247118 (India) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

KISH P AND I CLUB (a.k.a. KISH PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY CLUB; a.k.a. "KPI"), Suite 6, 96 Maalek Ashtar Street Andisheh Blvd. Kish Island 7941777844, Iran; No-82, 2nd Floor, Soltani St., Nelson Mandela Blvd, Tehran 19677-13855, Iran; Website http://www.kishpandi.com [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

MEHDI GROUP (a.k.a. MEHDI BROS SHIP SERV. PVT. LTD.; a.k.a. MEHDI BROS SHIP SERVICES PVT LTD; a.k.a. MEHDI BROS. SHIP SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED; a.k.a. MEHDI BROTHERS SHIP SERVICES PVT. LTD.; a.k.a. MEHDI SHIPPING LIMITED), 511, 5th Floor, Samarth Aishwarya Off K.L. Walawakar road, Oshiwara, Andheri [w], Mumbai 400053, India; 102, Mohid Height, Suresh Nagar, Four Bungalow RTO, Andheri (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India; Off No 511, B Wing, Mumbai City 400053, India; Website www.mehdishipping.net; alt. Website http://mehdishipping.com; Registration Number U74999MH1999PTC119358 (India) [SDGT] (Linked To: QASEMI, Rostam).

MEHDI OFFSHORE AND SHIP MANAGEMENT PTE. LTD. (a.k.a. MEHDI GROUP OFFSHORE; a.k.a. MEHDI OFFSHORE AND SHIP MANAGEMENT), 17 Phillip Street, #05-01 Grand Building 048695, Singapore; Phillip Street 17 #05-01, City - Marina Area 048695, Singapore; Registration Number 201536806R (Singapore) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

NAGHAM AL HAYAT LTD. (a.k.a. NAGHAM AL HAYAT), Building 25, al-Bahdaliyah, Damascus, Syria; Commercial Registry Number 10822 (Syria) issued 26 Jun 2016 [SDGT] (Linked To: AL-BAZZAL, Muhammad Qasim).

PENTA OCEAN SHIP MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION LLC (a.k.a. PENTA OCEAN SHIP MANAGEMENT; a.k.a. PENTA OCEAN SHIP MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS LLC; a.k.a. PENTA OCEAN SHIP MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS LLC), 3303, Saeed, Tower 1, Sheikh Zayed Road, P.O. BOX - 9614, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Sheikh Zayed Road, sahid tower # 1, office # 3303, Dubai International Financial Centre Area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Office 2905, 29th Floor, Al-Attar Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Chamber of Commerce Number 196434 (United Arab Emirates); Registration Number 658572 (United Arab Emirates) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

TALAQI GROUP (a.k.a. TALAQI GROUP FOR TRADE LLC; a.k.a. TALAQI GROUP LLC), Sheraton Building, Damascus, Syria; Dummar Project, al-Jazirah 7, real estate property 18/234, Western Dummar, Damascus, Syria; Dummar Project, al Jazirah 11, building 23 section number 1 of real estate property 2259, Damascus, Syria; Dummar Project, al-Jazirah 7, building 2340/33 and 4, Western Dummar, Damascus, Syria; Dummar Project, al-Jazirah 11, building 23, section 2 and 3, building 2259, Damascus, Syria [SDGT] (Linked To: AL-BAZZAL, Muhammad Qasim).

TAWAFUK LTD (a.k.a. TAWAFUK; a.k.a. TAWAFUK LLC), Building 507, Public Street, Dufa al-Shawk Yalda, Damascus, Syria; Commercial Registry Number 10821 (Syria) issued 26 Jun 2017 [SDGT] (Linked To: AL-BAZZAL, Muhammad Qasim).

VANIYA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED (a.k.a. VANIYA SHIP MANAGEMENT; a.k.a. VANIYA SHIP MANAGEMENT LTD; a.k.a. VANIYA SHIP MANAGEMENT PVT LTD), 504, Crescent Tower C.S.No., Kismat Nagar Dheeraj Enclave, NL Road, Oshiwara, Andheri (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053, India; No. 504, Crescent Tower C.S.No., Kismat Nagar, Mumbai City 400053, India; 5th Floor, Samarth Aishwarya, 5012, Off KL Walawalker Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400053, India; 504, 5th Floor, Crescent Tower, CST NO.500, Oshiwara off Link Road, Opp. Infinity Mall, Andheri (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 053, India; Registration Number 244589 (India); alt. Registration Number U63090MH2013PTC244589 (India) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

The following vessels have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

BONITA QUEEN (f.k.a. KAMILA) Crude Oil Tanker St. Kitts & Nevis flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9105906 (vessel) [SDGT] (Linked To: KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED).

JASMINE (f.k.a. EMMA) Chemical/Products Tanker Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9105085 (vessel) [SDGT] (Linked To: AFRICO 1 OFF-SHORE SAL).

SARAK (f.k.a. RISE DESTINY) Crude Oil Tanker Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9226968 (vessel) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

SOBAR (f.k.a. RISE DIGNITY) Crude Oil Tanker Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9221970 (vessel) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

SOLAN (f.k.a. RISE GLORY) Crude Oil Tanker Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9155808 (vessel) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

TOUR 2 Crude Oil Tanker Panama flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9364112 (vessel) [SDGT] (Linked To: KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED).

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:

DELICE Chemical/Products Tanker Panama flag; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9125138 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES).
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DELICE Chemical/Products Tanker Iran flag; Former Vessel Flag Panama; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9125138 (vessel) [IRAN] [SDGT] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES; Linked To: HOKOUL SAL OFFSHORE).

DESTINY (f.k.a. ULYSSES 1) Crude Oil Tanker Panama flag; Former Vessel Flag Liberia; alt. Former Vessel Flag Mongolia; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9177155 (vessel) [IRAN].
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DESTINY (f.k.a. ULYSSES 1) Crude Oil Tanker Iran flag; Former Vessel Flag Liberia; alt. Former Vessel Flag Mongolia; alt. Former Vessel Flag Panama; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9177155 (vessel) [IRAN] [SDGT] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY; Linked To: HOKOUL SAL OFFSHORE).

DEVREZ Chemical/Products Tanker Panama flag; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9120994 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES).
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DEVREZ Chemical/Products Tanker Iran flag; Former Vessel Flag Panama; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9120994 (vessel) [IRAN] [SDGT] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES; Linked To: KHADIJA SHIP MANAGEMENT PRIVATE LIMITED).

HAPPINESS I (f.k.a. HAPPINESS; f.k.a. HENGAM; f.k.a. LOYAL; f.k.a. TULAR) (T2ER4) Crude Oil Tanker 299,214DWT 160,930GRT Panama flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tuvalu; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tanzania; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9212905; MMSI 256875000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
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HAPPINESS I (f.k.a. HAPPINESS; f.k.a. HENGAM; f.k.a. LOYAL; f.k.a. TULAR) (T2ER4) Crude Oil Tanker 299,214DWT 160,930GRT Iran flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tuvalu; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tanzania; alt. Former Vessel Flag Panama; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9212905; MMSI 256875000 (vessel) [IRAN] [SDGT] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY; Linked To: HOKOUL SAL OFFSHORE).

KUMAR, Akhilesh; DOB 15 Jun 1976; POB Patna, India; nationality India; Gender Male; Seafarer's Identification Document MUM 85917 (India) issued 11 Nov 2023 (individual) [SDGT].
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KUMAR, Akhilesh; DOB 15 Jun 1976; POB Patna, India; nationality India; Gender Male; Seafarer's Identification Document MUM 85917 (India) expires 11 Nov 2023 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: MEHDI GROUP).

QASEMI, Rostam (a.k.a. GHASEMI MOHAMMADALI, ROSTAM), Iran; nationality Iran; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Passport A2463775 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR].
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QASEMI, Rostam (a.k.a. GHASEMI MOHAMMADALI, ROSTAM; a.k.a. GHASEMI, Rostam), Iran; DOB 22 May 1964; POB Lamerd, Iran; nationality Iran; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport A2463775 (Iran); National ID No. 6579726970 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR] (Linked To: SOLEIMANI, Qasem; Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE).

SINOPA (f.k.a. DAISY; f.k.a. SUPERIOR; f.k.a. SUSANGIRD) (5IM584) Crude Oil Tanker 159,681DWT 81,479GRT Panama flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tanzania; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9172038; MMSI 677048400 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
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SINOPA (f.k.a. DAISY; f.k.a. SUPERIOR; f.k.a. SUSANGIRD) (5IM584) Crude Oil Tanker 159,681DWT 81,479GRT Iran flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tanzania; alt. Former Vessel Flag Panama; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9172038; MMSI 677048400 (vessel) [IRAN] [SDGT] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY; Linked To: HOKOUL SAL OFFSHORE).

First published on 09/04/2019

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