Ahmad Sarkandi

Also Known As: 

Ahmed Sarkandi
Akhmed Sarkandi

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


- 2 Abbey Road, Barking Essex 1G11 7AX, London, United Kingdom
- No 143 Shahid Lavasani Avenue, Farmanieh, Tehran, Iran
- Suite B 12/F, Two Chinachem Plaza, 135 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong
- 15 Rodney Court, Maida Vale, W9 1TQ, London, United Kingdom

Director of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) front companies and subsidiaries; added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on October 27, 2010; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; targeted by a Temporary Denial Order (TDO), issued by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce on January 22, 2009, in connection with the re-export of a high-performance powerboat with U.S.-origin components for intended use by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy; a director of IRISL UK, Irinvestship, and Ocean Capital Administration GmbH; manages Lancelin Shipping Company Limited; reportedly managing director of South Shipping Lines Co.; born September 30, 1953. Director of the following IRISL front companies in Malta that were also added to OFAC's SDN list: Kerman Shipping Co Ltd. Shere Shipping Company Limited Tongham Shipping Co Ltd. Uppercourt Shipping Company Limited Vobster Shipping Company Ltd Woking Shipping Investments Limited. Director of the following IRISL front companies in the Isle of Man that were also added to OFAC's SDN list, all of which are located at Manning House, 21 Bucks Road, Douglas IM1 3DA, Isle of Man: Ashtead Shipping Company Limited Byfleet Shipping Company Limited Cobham Shipping Company Limited Dorking Shipping Company Limited
Effingham Shipping Company Limited Farnham Shipping Company Limited Gomshall Shipping Company Limited Horsham Shipping Company Limited. Owns and manages (with Ghasem Nabipour) the following companies in Hong Kong that were also added to OFAC's SDN list Starry Shine International Limited Top Glacier Company Limited Top Prestige Trading Limited
Ideal Success Investments Limited. Reportedly a director of the following IRISL-linked companies Acena Shipping Co. Bushehr Shipping Co.


Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

March 2, 2011

Date Last Modified: 

March 2, 2011