US sanction list now includes four shipping companies and two vessels of Russia
The broadened sanction list of the USA includes four shipping and service companies of Russia as well as 2 vessels. Ministry of Finance of the United States of America says the sanctions cover Transpetrochart (Saint-Petersburg), Trans-Flot (Samara), Solid (Novorossiysk) and RusChemTrade (Temryuk).
The Marshal Zhukov and Stalingrad tankers of Trans-Flot are also on the list.
Introduction of sanctions against the mentioned companies is explained by their relations with Sovfracht earlier hit by sanctions due to their operation in Crimea.