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UPDATE 2-ADM says unwittingly used sanctioned Iran ship in grain trade

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co said it unwittingly used a vessel controlled by a sanctioned Iranian shipping firm last year to transport grain in what was an effort by Tehran to hide the ship's ownership. The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has faced Western and U.N. sanctions for years, based on accusations of transporting weapons, a charge it denies.

ADM says unwittingly used sanctioned Iran ship in grain trade

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co unwittingly used a vessel controlled by a sanctioned Iranian shipping firm last year to transport grain, in what it said was an effort by Tehran to hide the ship's ownership. The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has faced Western and U.N. sanctions for years based on accusations of transporting weapons, a charge it denies.
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