2019-001A-Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Indian Ocean-Potential Naval Interactions
On April 8, 2019, the United States Government announced its intent to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. This designation will include the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN). U.S. commercial vessels operating in this area are advised to review U.S. Maritime Advisory 2019-004. This Alert will automatically expire on April 15th, 2019. For more information about U.S. Maritime Alerts and Advisories, including subscription details, please visit http://www.marad.dot.gov/MSCI.