Hanseatic Trade Trust and Shipping (HTTS) GmbH

Also Known As: 

Hanseatic Trade & Trust Shipping GmbH
Hanseatic Trade Trust & Shpg
Hanseatic Trade Trust Shipping Gmbh

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Related Country: 

  • Germany


- Schottweg 7, 22087 Hamburg, Germany
- Opp 7th Alley, Zarafshan St, Eivanak St, Qods Township
- Schottweg 7, D-22087 Hamburg, Germany


+49(0)40 600 383 0, 0049 40 27874110, 0049 40 27874171, 0049 40 27874172, 0049 40 27874112, 0049 40 27874132, 0049 40 27874113, 0049 40 27874134, 0049 40 27874123, (+49-40) 600383-0


0049 40 27874200, +49(0)40 600 383 300, (+49-40) 600383-300


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Controlled by or acts on behalf of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL); according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, IRISL and its affiliates have provided logistical services to Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).

Has served as European general agent for HDS Lines and SAPID Shipping; shares an address with IRISL Europe GmbH.

Company IMO number is 5509867; registration document number is HRB109492 (Germany).


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 October 27, 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 acting on behalf of HDS Lines; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

November 1, 2010

Date Last Modified: 

December 10, 2018