On 7 April, pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/549, implementing Council Regulation (EU) 267/2012, and Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/556 amending Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP, the EU relisted 32 IRISL entities and Bank Tejarat on its nuclear proliferation-related sanctions list. Individuals and entities included on the sanctions list are subject to import and export prohibitions on crude oil, petroleum products and dual-use goods, restrictions on access to financial services, as well as an EU-wide asset freeze.

On 22 January, the General Court of the European Union had ruled in favour of annulling the listing of 39 entities, including the 32 IRISL entities, in Joined Cases T-420/11 and T-56/12 Ocean Capital Administration GmbH & Ors v Council. Also on 22 January, the General Court of the European Union had ruled in favour of annulling the listing of Bank Tejarat in Case T-176/12 Bank Tejarat v Council.

The seven entities that have not been relisted are: (1) Kerman Shipping Company Ltd, (2) Lancelin Shipping Company Ltd, (3) Shere Shipping Company Limited, (4) Tongham Shipping Co. Ltd, (5) Uppercourt Shipping Company Limited, (6) Vobster Shipping Company and (7) Woking Shipping Investments Ltd.