Identification of Additional Vessels Pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and Executive Order 13599, 29813-29814 [2013-12060]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 21, 2013 / Notices OMB Number: 1545–2154. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Short Form Request for Individual Tax Return Transcript. Form: 4506T–EZ, 4506T–EZ (SP). Abstract: Form 4506T–EZ is used to request tax return transcripts. A taxpayer may designate a third party to receive the transcript. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 870,000. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–11983 Filed 5–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Identification of Additional Vessels Pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and Executive Order 13599 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of eight vessels identified as property in which the Government of Iran has an interest that are blocked pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 560 (‘‘ITSR’’) and Executive Order 13599 and is also updating the entries on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons to identify the new names and/or other information associated with eight previouslyidentified vessels. DATES: The identification and updates made by the Director of OFAC of the vessels identified in this notice, pursuant to the ITSR and Executive Order 13599, was effective May 9, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202–622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202–622–0077. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 May 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 Background On February 5, 2012, the President issued Executive Order 13599, ‘‘Blocking Property of the Government of Iran and Iranian Financial Institutions’’ (the ‘‘Order’’). Section 1(a) of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property of the Government of Iran, including the Central Bank of Iran, that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person, including any foreign branch. Section 7(d) of the Order defines the term ‘‘Government of Iran’’ to mean the Government of Iran, any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including the Central Bank of Iran, and any person owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, the Government of Iran. Section 560.211of the ITSR implements Section 1(a) of the Order. Section 560.304 of the ITSR defines the term ‘‘Government of Iran’’ to include: ‘‘(a) The state and the Government of Iran, as well as any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including the Central Bank of Iran; (b) Any person owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the foregoing; and (c) Any person to the extent that such person is, or has been, since the effective date, acting or purporting to act, directly or indirectly, for or on behalf of any of the foregoing; and (d) Any other person determined by the Office of Foreign Assets Control to be included within [(a) through (c)].’’ Section 560.313 of the ITSR further defines an ‘‘entity owned or controlled by the Government of Iran’’ to include ‘‘any corporation, partnership, association, or other entity in which the Government of Iran owns a 50 percent or greater interest or a controlling interest, and any entity which is otherwise controlled by that government.’’ On July 12, 2012, the Director of OFAC identified fifty-eight vessels as property in which the Government of Iran has an interest that are blocked pursuant to the Order and the ITSR. On May 9, 2013, the Director of OFAC identified eight vessels as property in which the Government of Iran has an interest that are blocked pursuant to the Order and the ITSR. On the same date, the Director of OFAC also updated the entries on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons for eight of the vessels identified on July 12, 2012, as property in which the Government of Iran has an PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29813 interest to identify new names or other information given to those vessels. The listing for the newly-identified vessels is as follows: 1. ATLANTIS (5IM316) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag (NITC); Vessel Registration Identification 9569621 (vessel) [IRAN]. 2. BADR (EQJU) Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification 8407345 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 3. DEMOS (5IM656) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag (NITC); Vessel Registration Identification 9569683 (vessel) [IRAN]. 4. INFINITY (5IM411) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag (NITC); Vessel Registration Identification 9569671 (vessel) [IRAN]. 5. JUSTICE Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Vessel Registration Identification 9357729 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 6. SUNRISE (None identified) LPG Tanker None Identified flag (NITC); Vessel Registration Identification 9615092 (vessel) [IRAN]. 7. SKYLINE (5IM632) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag; Vessel Registration Identification 9569669 (vessel) [IRAN]. 8. YOUNES (EQYY) Platform Supply Ship Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification 8212465 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). The updated entries for the previously-identified vessels are as follows: 1. SHONA (f.k.a. ABADAN; f.k.a. ALPHA) (T2EU4) Crude/Oil Products Tanker Tanzania flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tuvalu; alt. Former Vessel Flag None Identified; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9187629; MMSI 572469210 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 2. DAMAVAND (9HEG9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218478; MMSI 256865000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 3. DARAB (9HEE9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218492; MMSI 256862000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 4. DAYLAM (9HEU9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218466; MMSI 256872000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1 29814 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 21, 2013 / Notices NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 5. DELVAR (9HEF9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218454; MMSI 256864000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 6. DENA (9HED9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218480; MMSI 256861000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 7. HUWAYZEH (9HEJ9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9212888; MMSI 256869000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). 8. SUNEAST (f.k.a. AZALEA; f.k.a. SINA) (9HNY9) Crude Oil Tanker Seychelles flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag Tuvalu; alt. Former Vessel Flag None Identified; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9357365; MMSI 249256000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY). Dated: May 10, 2013. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–12060 Filed 5–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 May 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury ’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one individual whose property and interests in property has been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (‘‘Kingpin Act’’) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the one individual identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on May 14, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC’s Web site at https://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service at (202) 622–0077. Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the imposition of sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals. The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security may designate and block the property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. On May 14, 2013, the Director of OFAC designated the following individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act. Individual: 1. ANDRADE PARRA, Alfredo, Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico; DOB 30 Dec 1973; POB Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico; alt. POB Coahuila, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; C.U.R.P. AAPA731230HCLNRL07 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. Dated: May 14, 2013. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–12061 Filed 5–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Identification of Additional Vessels Pursuant to the Iranian 
Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and Executive Order 13599

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the names of eight vessels identified as 
property in which the Government of Iran has an interest that are 
blocked pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 
31 CFR part 560 (``ITSR'') and Executive Order 13599 and is also 
updating the entries on OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals 
and Blocked Persons to identify the new names and/or other information 
associated with eight previously-identified vessels.

DATES: The identification and updates made by the Director of OFAC of 
the vessels identified in this notice, pursuant to the ITSR and 
Executive Order 13599, was effective May 9, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions 
Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202-622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile 
through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202-622-0077.

Background

    On February 5, 2012, the President issued Executive Order 13599, 
``Blocking Property of the Government of Iran and Iranian Financial 
Institutions'' (the ``Order''). Section 1(a) of the Order blocks, with 
certain exceptions, all property and interests in property of the 
Government of Iran, including the Central Bank of Iran, that are in the 
United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that 
are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United 
States person, including any foreign branch.
    Section 7(d) of the Order defines the term ``Government of Iran'' 
to mean the Government of Iran, any political subdivision, agency, or 
instrumentality thereof, including the Central Bank of Iran, and any 
person owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, the 
Government of Iran.
    Section 560.211of the ITSR implements Section 1(a) of the Order. 
Section 560.304 of the ITSR defines the term ``Government of Iran'' to 
include: ``(a) The state and the Government of Iran, as well as any 
political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including 
the Central Bank of Iran; (b) Any person owned or controlled, directly 
or indirectly, by the foregoing; and (c) Any person to the extent that 
such person is, or has been, since the effective date, acting or 
purporting to act, directly or indirectly, for or on behalf of any of 
the foregoing; and (d) Any other person determined by the Office of 
Foreign Assets Control to be included within [(a) through (c)].'' 
Section 560.313 of the ITSR further defines an ``entity owned or 
controlled by the Government of Iran'' to include ``any corporation, 
partnership, association, or other entity in which the Government of 
Iran owns a 50 percent or greater interest or a controlling interest, 
and any entity which is otherwise controlled by that government.''
    On July 12, 2012, the Director of OFAC identified fifty-eight 
vessels as property in which the Government of Iran has an interest 
that are blocked pursuant to the Order and the ITSR.
    On May 9, 2013, the Director of OFAC identified eight vessels as 
property in which the Government of Iran has an interest that are 
blocked pursuant to the Order and the ITSR. On the same date, the 
Director of OFAC also updated the entries on OFAC's list of Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons for eight of the vessels 
identified on July 12, 2012, as property in which the Government of 
Iran has an interest to identify new names or other information given 
to those vessels.
    The listing for the newly-identified vessels is as follows:
    1. ATLANTIS (5IM316) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag (NITC); Vessel 
Registration Identification 9569621 (vessel) [IRAN].
    2. BADR (EQJU) Iran flag; Vessel Registration Identification 
8407345 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    3. DEMOS (5IM656) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag (NITC); Vessel 
Registration Identification 9569683 (vessel) [IRAN].
    4. INFINITY (5IM411) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag (NITC); Vessel 
Registration Identification 9569671 (vessel) [IRAN].
    5. JUSTICE Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Vessel 
Registration Identification 9357729 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: 
NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    6. SUNRISE (None identified) LPG Tanker None Identified flag 
(NITC); Vessel Registration Identification 9615092 (vessel) [IRAN].
    7. SKYLINE (5IM632) Crude Oil Tanker Tanzania flag; Vessel 
Registration Identification 9569669 (vessel) [IRAN].
    8. YOUNES (EQYY) Platform Supply Ship Iran flag; Vessel 
Registration Identification 8212465 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: 
NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    The updated entries for the previously-identified vessels are as 
follows:
    1. SHONA (f.k.a. ABADAN; f.k.a. ALPHA) (T2EU4) Crude/Oil Products 
Tanker Tanzania flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag 
Tuvalu; alt. Former Vessel Flag None Identified; Vessel Registration 
Identification IMO 9187629; MMSI 572469210 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: 
NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    2. DAMAVAND (9HEG9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former 
Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218478; MMSI 
256865000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    3. DARAB (9HEE9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former 
Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218492; MMSI 
256862000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    4. DAYLAM (9HEU9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former 
Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218466; MMSI 
256872000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To:

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NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    5. DELVAR (9HEF9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former 
Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218454; MMSI 
256864000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    6. DENA (9HED9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former 
Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9218480; MMSI 
256861000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    7. HUWAYZEH (9HEJ9) Crude Oil Tanker None Identified flag; Former 
Vessel Flag Malta; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9212888; MMSI 
256869000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).
    8. SUNEAST (f.k.a. AZALEA; f.k.a. SINA) (9HNY9) Crude Oil Tanker 
Seychelles flag; Former Vessel Flag Malta; alt. Former Vessel Flag 
Tuvalu; alt. Former Vessel Flag None Identified; Vessel Registration 
Identification IMO 9357365; MMSI 249256000 (vessel) [IRAN] (Linked To: 
NATIONAL IRANIAN TANKER COMPANY).

    Dated: May 10, 2013.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2013-12060 Filed 5-20-13; 8:45 am]
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