Issuance of Iran-related General License 8A and Amended Frequently Asked Questions; Counter Terrorism Designations and Designations Updates; Iran-related Designations and Designations Updates

Release date
10/26/2020
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The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing General License 8A, "Authorizing Certain Humanitarian Trade Transactions Involving the Central Bank of Iran or the National Iranian Oil Company."  OFAC is also amending related Frequently Asked Questions (821, 822, 823825, 828, and 844).

In addition, OFAC has updated its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List:

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

KARBASIAN, Masoud (a.k.a. KARBASIAN, Mas'ud); DOB 14 Jun 1956; POB Isfahan, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport D10002096 (Iran) expires 26 Aug 2022; National ID No. 1286504104 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL COMPANY). 

MADANIPOUR, Mahmoud, 93 Chiltern Road, Sutton, SM2 5QZ, Surry, United Kingdom; Iran; DOB 19 Jul 1978; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport Y42996343 (Iran) issued 10 Oct 2022 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MOBIN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED). 

MOHAMMADI, Behzad, Iran; DOB 1966; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY). 

PUREBRAHIM, Ali Akbar (a.k.a. POUREBRAHIM, Ali Akbar; a.k.a. POUR-EBRAHIM, Ali-Akbar; a.k.a. POUREBRAHIMABADI, Aliakbar; a.k.a. PUREBRAHIMABADI, Ali Akbar), Iran; Lausanne, Switzerland; DOB 22 Dec 1987; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport X42276294 (Iran) expires 21 Sep 2022 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: QASEMI, Rostam). 

SADIQABADI, Alireza, Iran; DOB 1982; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL REFINING AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY).

SARDASHTI, Nasrollah, Iran; DOB 22 Nov 1958; POB Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport E194742 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 

ZANGANEH, Bijan, Iran; DOB Mar 1952; alt. DOB Mar 1953; POB Kermanshah, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM). 

ZANGANEH, Viyan (a.k.a. ZANGANEH, Vian); DOB 23 Sep 1974; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Female; Passport E34651195 (Iran) expires 26 Aug 2020 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE).

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

ATLANTIC SHIP MANAGEMENT COMPANY (a.k.a. ATLANTIC SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC), Office Number 3803, Churchill Tower, 38 Floor, Business Bay, Bur Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; P.O. Box 128650, No 1902, Churchill Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 663558 (United Arab Emirates) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).

ATLAS SHIP MANAGEMENT (a.k.a. ATLAS SHIPS MANAGEMENT), Fujairah, United Arab Emirates; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).

IMAM KHOMEINI SHAZAND OIL REFINING COMPANY (a.k.a. IKORC; a.k.a. IMAM KHOMEINI ZHAZAND OIL REFINING), 20th Km of Borujerd Road, Arak 38671-41111, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 144518 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

IRANIAN OIL PIPELINES AND TELECOMMUNICATION CO. (a.k.a. IOPTC), Qarani Street, No. 135, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM (a.k.a. IRANIAN MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM), Iranian Ministry of Petroleum Building, Taleghani Ave., Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE).

MOBIN HOLDING LIMITED (f.k.a. GOLDEN CROWN OVERSEAS LIMITED), 22 Long Acre, Long Acre, London WC2E 9LY, United Kingdom; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 09745038 (United Kingdom) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MADANIPOUR, Mahmoud).

MOBIN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (a.k.a. "MOBIN INTERNATIONAL LTD."), Office 2403, Ahmad-Abberrhaim al-Attar, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Website www.mobinogp.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION COMPANY).

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (a.k.a. NIOEC), No. 247 Ostad Nejatollahi Avenue, Corner of Shahid Kalantary Street, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 89299 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (a.k.a. NIOPDC), No 1, Iransahr Building, Opposite of Honarmandan Park Corner of Iransahr Street, Taleghani Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 67337 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL REFINING AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (a.k.a. NIORDC), 4 Varsho Street, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 15815/3499, No. 4 Varsho Street, 1598666611, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 89152 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

OMAN FUEL TRADING LTD, 22 Long Acre, Long Acre, London WC2E 9LY, United Kingdom; 51 Creighton Road, London W5 4SH, United Kingdom; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 11751545 (United Kingdom) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MADANIPOUR, Mahmoud).

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

LONGBOW LAKE (f.k.a. GULF FALCON; f.k.a. GULF GLORY; f.k.a. NICHINORI) Crude Oil Tanker Honduras flag; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9237539 (vessel) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL COMPANY).

WU XIAN Crude Oil Tanker Panama flag; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9102239 (vessel) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL COMPANY).

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

ABADAN OIL REFINING COMPANY (Arabic: شرکت پالایش نفت آبادان) (a.k.a. ABADAN OIL REFINING COMPANY PRIVATE JOINT STOCK (Arabic: شرکت پلایش نفت آبادن سهامی عام); a.k.a. PALAYESH NAFT ABADAN (Arabic: پالایش نفت آبادان); a.k.a. "AORC"), Breym, Abadan, Khuzestan 6316915651, Iran; P.O. Box 555, Abadan, Khuzestan, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); National ID No. 14003570909 (Iran); Registration Number 1690 (Iran) [IRAN-EO13846]. -to- ABADAN OIL REFINING COMPANY (Arabic: شرکت پالایش نفت آبادان) (a.k.a. ABADAN OIL REFINING COMPANY PRIVATE JOINT STOCK (Arabic: شرکت پالایش نفت آبادان سهامی عام); a.k.a. PALAYESH NAFT ABADAN (Arabic: پالایش نفت آبادان); a.k.a. "AORC"), Breym, Abadan, Khuzestan 6316915651, Iran; P.O. Box 555, Abadan, Khuzestan, Iran; Central Abadan Oil Refinery, Abadan, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY.  Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON.  Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: IMPORT SANCTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(vi); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); National ID No. 14003570909 (Iran); Registration Number 1690 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] [IRAN-EO13846] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL COMPANY (a.k.a. NIOC), Hafez Crossing, Taleghani Avenue, P.O. Box 1863 and 2501, Tehran, Iran; National Iranian Oil Company Building, Taleghani Avenue, Hafez Street, Tehran, Iran; Website www.nioc.ir; IFCA Determination - Involved in Energy Sector; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [IFCA]. -to- NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL COMPANY (a.k.a. NIOC), Hafez Crossing, Taleghani Avenue, P.O. Box 1863 and 2501, Tehran, Iran; National Iranian Oil Company Building, Taleghani Avenue, Hafez Street, Tehran, Iran; Website www.nioc.ir; IFCA Determination - Involved in Energy Sector; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [SDGT] [IFSR] [IFCA] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE; Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).

NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY (a.k.a. NITC), NITC Building, 67-88, Shahid Atefi Street, Africa Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Website www.nitc.co.ir; Email Address info@nitc.co.ir; alt. Email Address administrator@nitc.co.ir; IFCA Determination - Involved in the Shipping Sector; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Telephone (98)(21)(66153220); Telephone (98)(21)(23803202); Telephone (98)(21)(23803303); Telephone (98)(21)(66153224); Telephone (98)(21)(23802230); Telephone (98)(9121115315);  Telephone (98)(9128091642); Telephone (98)(9127389031); Fax (98)(21)(22224537); Fax (98)(21)(23803318); Fax (98)(21)(22013392); Fax (98)(21)(22058763) [IRAN] [IFCA]. -to- NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY (a.k.a. NITC), NITC Building, 67-88, Shahid Atefi Street, Africa Avenue, Tehran, Iran; No. 65 and 67 Shahid Atefi Street, Africa Blvd, Tehran, Iran; Website www.nitc.co.ir; Email Address info@nitc.co.ir; alt. Email Address administrator@nitc.co.ir; IFCA Determination - Involved in the Shipping Sector; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 4891 (Iran); Telephone (98)(21)(66153220); Telephone (98)(21)(23803202); Telephone (98)(21)(23803303); Telephone (98)(21)(66153224); Telephone (98)(21)(23802230); Telephone (98)(9121115315);  Telephone (98)(9128091642); Telephone (98)(9127389031); Fax (98)(21)(22224537); Fax (98)(21)(23803318); Fax (98)(21)(22013392); Fax (98)(21)(22058763) [IRAN] [SDGT] [IFSR] [IFCA] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE). 

NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. "NPC"), No. 104, North Sheikh Bahaei Blvd., Molla Sadra Ave., Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; all offices worldwide [IRAN]. -to- NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. THE NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY; a.k.a. "NIPC"; a.k.a. "NPC"), No. 104, North Sheikh Bahaei Blvd., Molla Sadra Ave., Tehran, Iran; No 144, North Sheikh Bahayi Avenue, Mulla Sadra Street, Vanak Square, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 19395-6896, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 9614 (Iran); all offices worldwide [IRAN] [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM).