Hong Kong to remove Iranian ships from its register

By Finance

Latest sanctions against Iran continue. Hong Kong government decided that 19 ships connected to IRAN Shipping Lines (IRISL) are not allowed anymore to operate under its flag.
Marine Department of Hong Kong sent a notice to the owners of the sanctioned Iranian ships.
Despite this decision Iran continues to be the biggest deliverer of oil to China. Western sanctions over Islamic Republic of Iran continue to influence the Iranian trade.
Hong Kong had been under pressure by United Against Iran (UANI) organization to sanction Iran.
90 days from the date of the decision and the ships will be removed from the register of ships.
Iran relies to its shipping trade for import of food and industrial goods.
The most important cargo ship of Iran is at the Western blacklist. It had been accused of transporting weapons.
13 of the most important classification societies sanctioned Iranian ships so far.