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OFAC actions on January 19, 2021

January 19, 2021

OFAC has posted a Notice of Recent Actions announcing counter terrorism general licenses and related FAQs; counter terrorism designations, Venezuela-related designations; CAATSA - Russia-related designations; and Yemen-related designation updates.

The four general licenses and related FAQs were issued in connection with the State Department's designation of Ansarallah as a Foreign Terrorist Organization and a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, and three of Ansarallah's leaders as Specially Designated Global Terrorists. The licenses and FAQs include:

  • General License 9, "Official Business of the United States Government"
  • General License 10, “Official Activities of Certain International Organizations"
  • General License 11, “Certain Transactions in Support of Nongovernmental Organizations’ Activities in Yemen”
  • General License 12, “Transactions Related to the Exportation or Reexportation of Agricultural Commodities, Medicine, Medical Devices, Replacement Parts and Components or Software Updates"
  • FAQs 875, 876, and 877

OFAC also updated its SDN List. The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

APIKIAN, Philipp Paul Vartan; DOB 15 Jan 1969; POB Geneva, Switzerland; citizen Switzerland; Gender Male; Passport X0062329 (Switzerland) issued 27 Feb 2012 expires 26 Feb 2022 (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

BAZZONI, Alessandro, Via Cantonale 8, Lugano 6900, Switzerland; DOB 09 Jul 1971; POB Milan, Italy; citizen Italy; Gender Male; Passport YA9636063 (Italy) issued 12 Jul 2016 expires 11 Jul 2026 (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

D'AGOSTINO CASADO, Francisco Javier, Calle El Parque. Res. Campo Alegre Plaza, Piso 5. Urb. Campo Alegre, Caracas, Miranda 1060, Venezuela; DOB 02 Jun 1974; POB Caracas, Venezuela; nationality Spain; citizen Spain; alt. citizen Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. V-11307398 (Venezuela); Passport XDC221294 (Spain) issued 18 Sep 2015 expires 11 Jul 2018; National ID No. R.E. 201000798316 (Spain) (individual) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

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

82 ELM REALTY LLC, 450 Park Avenue, Ste 1403, New York, NY 10022, United States; Company Number 3848561 (New York) (United States) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

AMG S.A.S. DI ALESSANDRO BAZZONI & C. (a.k.a. AMG S.A.S. DI ALESSANDRO BAZZONI AND C.; a.k.a. AMG S.A.S. DI ALESSANDRO BAZZONI E C.), Via Sottomonte 5, Verona 37124, Italy; V.A.T. Number IT02483560237 (Italy) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

ANSARALLAH (a.k.a. ANSAR ALLAH; a.k.a. "ANSARULLAH"; a.k.a. "PARTISANS OF GOD"; a.k.a. "SUPPORTERS OF GOD"), Yemen; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [FTO] [SDGT].

CATALINA HOLDINGS CORP., New York, NY 10107-1706, United States; Company Number 3934472 (New York) (United States) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

D'AGOSTINO & COMPANY, LTD (a.k.a. D'AGOSTINO AND COMPANY, LTD), Torre Dayco, Piso PH, Caracas, Venezuela; Organization Type: Other financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding activities, n.e.c. [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

ELEMENT CAPITAL ADVISORS LIMITED, Avenida Federico Boyd con Calle 49, Edificio Alfaro Piso 4 Oficina 4-A, Apartado 0832-00998, Panama City, Panama; Virgin Islands, British; Website www.element-capital.com; Nationality of Registration Virgin Islands, British; Organization Type: Other financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding activities, n.e.c.; Company Number 1476279 (Virgin Islands, British) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

ELEMENTO LIMITED, 35 Strait Street, Valletta VLT 1434, Malta; 85 St. John Street, Valletta MT-VLT1165, Malta; Norway; Website www.elemento.com.mt; Company Number C 72520 (Malta); alt. Company Number 920167667 (Norway) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

ELEMENTO OIL & GAS LTD (a.k.a. ELEMENTO OIL AND GAS LTD), 35 Strait Street, Valletta VLT 1434, Malta; Company Number C 73377 (Malta) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

ELEMENTO SOLUTIONS LIMITED, 12 Hay Hill, London W1J 8NR, United Kingdom; Company Number 10289741 (United Kingdom) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

FIDES SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC (a.k.a. TOVARYSTVO Z OBMEZHENOYU VIDPOVIDALNISTYU FIDES SHYP MENEDZHMENT), Bud.42,VUL.MARSELSKA Suvorovsky R-N, Odessa 65123, Ukraine; Organization Established Date 01 Jan 2015 to 31 Dec 2015; Organization Type: Activities of holding companies; alt. Organization Type: Sea and coastal freight water transport [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE LOS ESPACIOS ACUATICOS E INSULARES (a.k.a. "INEA"), Av. Orinoco, Edificio I.N.E.A., Caracas, Venezuela; Identification Number IMO 4166811 [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

JAMBANYANI SAFARIS, 364 Gibson Road, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe; P.O. Box 155, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe; Website www.jambanyani.com; Organization Established Date 28 Sep 2019; Organization Type: Tour operator activities [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

KVT-RUS (Cyrillic: КВТ-РУС) (a.k.a. KBT-RUS; a.k.a. KVT-RUS, OOO (Cyrillic: ООО, КВТ-РУС); a.k.a. LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY KVT-RUS (Cyrillic: ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ КВТ-РУС)), 6,2 Pudovkina St., Moscow 119285, Russia; CAATSA Section 235 Information: EXPORT SANCTIONS Sec. 235(a)(2); alt. CAATSA Section 235 Information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE. Sec 235(a)(7); alt. CAATSA Section 235 Information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS. Sec 235(a)(8); alt. CAATSA Section 235 Information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec 235(a)(9); alt. CAATSA Section 235 Information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec 235(a)(10); Tax ID No. 7729675572 (Russia); Business Registration Number 1117746121899 (Russia) [CAATSA - RUSSIA].

RUSTANKER LLC, ul Lenina 32, Temryuk, Krasnodarskiy Kray 353500, Russia; Identification Number IMO 6166689 [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

SERIGRAPHICLAB DI BAZZONI ALESSANDRO, Via Amsicora 46, Porto Torres 07046, Italy; V.A.T. Number 02732450909 (Italy) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

SWISSOIL TRADING SA, Rue Pierre-Fatio 15, Geneva 1204, Switzerland; Website https://www.swissoil.trading/; V.A.T. Number CHE-104.851.121 (Switzerland) [VENEZUELA-EO13850].

The following vessels have been added to OFAC's SDN List:
BALIAR Crude/Oil Products Tanker Liberia flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9192258 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: FIDES SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC).

BALITA (f.k.a. ANGLIA) Crude/Oil Products Tanker Cameroon flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9176773 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: FIDES SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC).

DOMANI (f.k.a. GERD KNUTSEN) Shuttle Tanker Cameroon flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9041057 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: FIDES SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC).

FORTUNA (UBDP8) Russia flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 8674156 (vessel) [CAATSA - RUSSIA].

FREEDOM (f.k.a. MAGUS) Crude Oil Tanker Cameroon flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9018464 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: FIDES SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC).

MAKSIM GORKY (f.k.a. MAXIMO GORKI) Crude Oil Tanker Russia flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9590008 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE LOS ESPACIOS ACUATICOS E INSULARES).

SIERRA (f.k.a. SIENNA) Crude/Oil Products Tanker Russia flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9147447 (vessel) [VENEZUELA-EO13850] (Linked To: RUSTANKER LLC).

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:
AL HAKIM, Abdullah Yahya (a.k.a. AL HAKIM, Abu Ali; a.k.a. AL-HAKIM, Abdallah; a.k.a. ALHAKIM, Abu Ali; a.k.a. AL-HAKIM, Abu-Ali; a.k.a. AL-MU'AYYAD, Abdallah), Dahyan, Sa'dah Governorate, Yemen; DOB 1985; alt. DOB 1984 to 1986; POB Dahyan, Yemen; alt. POB Sa'dah Governorate, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Gender Male; Huthi group second-in-command (individual) [YEMEN].
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AL HAKIM, Abdullah Yahya (a.k.a. AL HAKIM, Abu Ali; a.k.a. AL-HAKIM, Abdallah; a.k.a. ALHAKIM, Abu Ali; a.k.a. AL-HAKIM, Abu-Ali; a.k.a. AL-MU'AYYAD, Abdallah), Dahyan, Sa'dah Governorate, Yemen; DOB 1985; alt. DOB 1984 to 1986; POB Dahyan, Yemen; alt. POB Sa'dah Governorate, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Ansarallah Chief of Military Intelligence Staff (individual) [SDGT] [YEMEN] (Linked To: ANSARALLAH).

AL HOUTHI, Abdul Malik (a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdel-Malek; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdel-Malik; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdul Malik Badruddin Ameerudin Hussain; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdul-Malik; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdulmalik Bin Bader Al-Deen); DOB 1982; alt. DOB 1981; alt. DOB 1980; POB Dahyan Governorate, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Leader of the Houthi group (individual) [YEMEN].
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AL HOUTHI, Abdul Malik (a.k.a. AL-HOUTH, Abdulmalik Bin Bader Al-Deen; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdel-Malek; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdel-Malik; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdul Malik Badruddin Ameerudin Hussain; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdul-Malik; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdulmalik Bin Bader Al-Deen); DOB 1982; alt. DOB 1981; alt. DOB 1980; POB Dahyan Governorate, Yemen; nationality Yemen; citizen Yemen; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Leader of Ansarallah (individual) [SDGT] [YEMEN] (Linked To: ANSARALLAH).

AL-HUTHI, Abd al-Khaliq (a.k.a. ABU-YUNUS; a.k.a. AL HUTHI, Abd-al-Khaliq Badr-al-Din; a.k.a. AL-HUTHI, 'Abd al-Khaliq Badr al-Din; a.k.a. AL-HUTHI, Abd-al-Khaliq); DOB 1984; Gender Male; Huthi military commander (individual) [YEMEN].
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AL-HUTHI, Abd al-Khaliq (a.k.a. ABU-YUNUS; a.k.a. AL HUTHI, Abd-al-Khaliq Badr-al-Din; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abd al-Khaliq; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abd al-Khaliq Badr al-Din; a.k.a. AL-HOUTHI, Abdul Khaliq Badreddin; a.k.a. AL-HUTHI, 'Abd al-Khaliq Badr al-Din; a.k.a. AL-HUTHI, Abd al-Khaliq Badr al-Din; a.k.a. AL-HUTHI, Abd-al-Khaliq); DOB 1984; nationality Yemen; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Ansarallah military commander (individual) [SDGT] [YEMEN] (Linked To: ANSARALLAH).

First published on 01/19/2021

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