Another four shipping
companies and nine vessels that operate in the oil sector of the Venezuelan
economy have been blacklisted, according to the U.S. Department of the
Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
blacklisted almost its entire fleet, namely the vessels Silver Point, Alba
Marina, Gold Point, Ice Point, Indian Point, and Iron Point. The company is a
registered owner of six vessels and manager of one unit.
and oil tanker Silver Point delivered oil products from Venezuela to Cuba
during March 2019.
tanker Nedas, owned by Liberia-based Jennifer Navigation, for delivering crude
oil from Venezuela to Cuba during January and March of 2019.
was blacklisted for delivering crude oil from Venezuela to Cuba during February
and March 2019. The blacklist now also includes oil products tanker S-Trotter,
owned by Large Range Limited, that delivered oil products from Venezuela to
Cuba during February and March 2019.
Venezuelan oil to Cuba, as they are profiting while the Maduro regime pillages
natural resources. Venezuela’s oil belongs to the Venezuelan people, and should
not be used as a bargaining tool to prop up dictators and prolong oppression,” Steven
T. Mnuchin, Treasury Secretary, said.