Iranian Entity: Valfajr 8th Shipping Line Co SSK
Valfajr 8th Shipping Line Co SSK
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Sherkat Sahami Khass Keshtirani Valfajr 8th
|Shahid Azodi St., Karimkhan Zand Ave., Abiar Alley, Tehran, Iran|
Wholly-owned subsidiary of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL - see separate entity record); on September 10, 2008, added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, IRISL and affiliates provide logistical services to Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL - see separate entity record); agencies affiliated with Valfajr include Oasis Freight Agency (UAE - see separate entity record), Combined Shipping Co. (Kuwait), Continental Shipping Trans (Bahrain), Qatar Navigation Doha (Qatar), AET Shipping Ltd - Dammam (Saudi Arabia), and Eint Shipping (Oman); branch locations in Bandar Abbas, Bushehr, Khoramshahr, Bandar Lengeh, and Kish; manages 14 vessels for cargo and passenger transport services in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea; established in 1986; the managing director is reportedly Lotfollah Saeedi.
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