On November 30th, the Treasury Department announced the designations of five corporate officers and 10 businesses affiliated with either the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines or Bank Mellat, two entities previously designated by Treasury for supporting Iran's weapons of mass destruction program and carrying military cargoes. The designations prohibit U.S. persons from engaging in any transactions with these entities and freeze any assets that the designees have under U.S. jurisdiction. Treasury Department Press Release.