Also Known As:
Marine Industries Organization (MIO)
DIO Marine Industries Group
Offshore Industries Group
Nautical Industries Department
Marine Industries Factory
Naval Industries Group
- Pasdaran Av., Tehran
- P.O. Box 19585/777, Tehran
- 44 Sharif St., between Hoveyzeh & Korramshahr, North Sohrevardi Ave.
- P.O. Box 19585-348, Tehran
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A subsidiary of Defense Industries Organization (DIO), which is subordinate to the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).
Sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, and subsidiaries) by the United States on February 5, 2013 under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act; the sanctions apply for two years, and ban the U.S. government from procuring from, contracting with, or providing assistance to the entity; 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 December 21, 2012, 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 April 24, 2007 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 entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; sanctioned by the governments of Switzerland, Norway, South Korea, Japan, and Canada, 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 missiles and nuclear weapons.
Produces military and civil-use ships; provides vessels to the Iranian Navy, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, and the Iranian Police; has undertaken a project to design and produce an anti-ship cruise missile; other products reportedly include the Ghadir-class mini submarine, and the Qaem-class submarine; has conducted research on signature reduction and radiation analysis of vessels.
Affiliates include Shahid Julaei Offshore Industries, Shahid Darvishi Offshore Industries, Shahid Tamjidi Offshore Industries, Shahid Mousavi Offshore Industries, and Offshore Design and Research Center; company officials include Mustafa Esbati (director) and Amir Babaei (deputy head); began work in 1986.