Hafiz Darya Shipping Company

Also Known As: 

HDS Lines
Hafiz Darya Shipping Lines Company
Hafiz Darya Shipping Co.
Hafiz Darya Shipping Lines Co.

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


- No 60. Ehteshamiyeh Square, 7th Neyestan Street, Pasdaran Avenue, Tehran, Iran
- 60, Ehteshamiyeh Square Nistan 7, Pasdaran Ave., Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
- No.35, Ehteshamieh Sq, Neyestan 7, Pasdaran 1944833546
- No. 60, Ehteshamieh Sq., Neyestan 7 St, Pasdaran Ave, Iran


98-21-26100738-39, 98-21-26100742-43, 98-21-26100746-47, 98-21-26100749 (Container Logistics & Intermodal Department), 98-21-26100751 (Chartering Department), 98-21-26100543 (Financial Department), 98-21-26100733 (Managing Director), 98-21-26100736 (Deputy Managing Director), 98 21 20100733


98-21-26100740-41, 98-21-26100744-45, 98-21-26100748, 98-21-26100750 (Container Logistics & Intermodal Department), 98-21-26100734, 98-21-26100542 (Financial Department), 98 21 20100734

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Acts on behalf of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL); 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).

According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in late 2009, "HDS Lines assumed IRISL's containerized shippingoperations and established shipping routes nearly identical to those formerly operated by IRISL," and "retained some IRISL officers as corporate members."

Affiliated with the following vessels:

Iraj (IMO 7108071; Flag: Iran)
Madad (IMO 8407357; Flag: Iran)
Orang (IMO 9051650; Flag: Iran)
Parnia (IMO 9167265; Flag: Iran)
Behshad (IMO 9167289; Flag: Iran)
Jairan (IMO 9167291; Flag: Iran)
Golsar (IMO 9193185; Flag: Iran)
Andia (IMO 9193197; Flag: Iran)
Arvin (IMO 9193202; Flag: Iran)
Artavand (IMO 9193214; Flag: Iran)
Mahnam (IMO 9213387; Flag: Iran)
Termeh (IMO 9213399; Flag: Iran)
Artaria (IMO 9226944; Flag: Iran)
Hamgam (IMO 9226956; Flag: Iran)
Shamim (IMO 9270658; Flag: Iran)
Artabaz (IMO 9283007; Flag: Iran)
Artenos (IMO 9283021; Flag: Iran)
Golbon (IMO 9283033; Flag: Iran)
Arzin (IMO 9284142; Flag: Iran)
Artam (IMO 9284154; Flag: Iran)
Amina (IMO 9305192; Flag: Iran)
Delruba (IMO 9305207; Flag: Iran)
Ganj (IMO 9305219; Flag: Iran)
Artin (IMO 9305221; Flag: Iran)
Yal (IMO 9318802; Flag: Unknown)
Arsham (IMO 9386500; Flag: Iran)
Parshad (IMO 9387786; Flag: Iran)
Delnavaz (IMO 9387803; Flag: Iran)
Oura (IMO 9387815; Flag: Iran)
Artman (IMO 9405930; Flag: Iran)
Roshak (IMO 9405966; Flag: Iran)
Behdokht (IMO 9405978; Flag: Iran)
Avang (IMO 9465746; Flag: Iran)
Kiazand (IMO 9465758; Flag: Iran)
Batis (IMO 9465760; Flag: Iran)
Warta (IMO 9465849; Flag: Iran)
Ardavan (IMO 9465863; Flag: Iran)

Business registration document # 5478431, issued March 2009; IMO number 5878431; established in 2009.


As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 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 13599, which targets entities controlled by the Government of Iran and Iranian financial institutions; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Previously added to the SDN list on June 16, 2010, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Formerly sanctioned by the governments of Australia and Japan.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

September 3, 2010

Date Last Modified: 

December 10, 2018