IRISL Multimodal Transport Co.

Also Known As: 

Rail Iran Shipping Company
Irisl Multimodal Transportation Co.
IRISL Railway Company
IRISL Railway
IRISL Rail Co.

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


- No. 25, Shahid Arabi Line, Sanaei St., Karimkhan Zand St., Tehran, Iran
- #11 Abgan Alley, North Aban St., Karim Khan St., Tehran, Iran





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A subsidiary of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL); according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, IRISLand its affiliates have provided logistical services to Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).

A joint venture between Iran Railways Organization and IRISL; provides forwarding and logistics services; specializes in rail/road shipments and ocean freight.


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 September 10, 2008, 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.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

March 6, 2009

Date Last Modified: 

December 10, 2018