The U.S. Department of Treasury imposed sanctions on four international companies and four vessels that violated previous U.S. restrictions on the Maduro regime and Venezuela’s oil industry, which it controls. This was reported by the press center of the Ministry of Finance.
The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed sanctions on four companies for operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy. In addition, OFAC identified four vessels as blocked property.
Companies registered in the Marshall Islands and Greece, as well as their ships which sails under Panamanian, Maltese and Bahamian flags, fell under sanctions.