Aria Nikan

Also Known As: 

- Pergas Aria Movalled Ltd
- Aria Nikan Marine Industry

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear


Suite 1, 59 Azadi Ali North Sohrevardi Avenue, Tehran, 1576935561


+9821-8875 1749


+9821-8850 3436

Procured and provided goods and services to Iran Centrifuge Technology Company (TESA), including items with applications in Iran's nuclear program; added on December 13, 2012 to the Specially Designated Nationals (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; listed by the European Union on December 1, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; sanctioned by the governments of South Korea, Norway, and Switzerland, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; listed by the British government in 2012 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2012 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons. Customers include Khatam-al-Anbiya (KAA), a construction firm affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), and Malek Ashtar University (MUT), which is affiliated with the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL); supplies alloys and special metals, including zirconium, titanium, hastelloy, and inconel, as well as mechanical seals, pressure gauges, pressure transmitters, level switches, and flowmeters; involved in the procurement for TESA of magnetic tape for P1 centrifuges; in 2010, sought to procure beryllium-copper alloy.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

May 1, 2012

Date Last Modified: 

March 1, 2013