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U.S. Sanctions Four Shipping Companies for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

An oil tanker loads oil at PDVSA’s Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex

REUTERS, JUNE 2, 2020 June 2 – The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington’s effort to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro by cutting off the OPEC nation’s crude exports. Marshall Islands-based Afranav Maritime Ltd, Adamant Maritime Ltd and Sanibel Shiptrade Ltd, as well as Greece-based …

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U.S. blacklists Chinese logistics firm over business with Iranian airline

An Airbus A340-600 airplane of Mahan Air is seen at Simon Bolivar International Airport. Ground crew

REUTERS, MAY 19, 2020 WASHINGTON – Washington on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a China-based company it accused of acting on behalf of U.S.-blacklisted Iranian Mahan Air, the Treasury Department said, warning further sanctions could be imposed on those doing business with the airline. The Treasury Department said in a statement that Shanghai Saint Logistics Limited acted as a general sales …

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