The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 11 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received a non-vessel-operating common carrier license application from FA Logistics International Corp., Miami (Franklin Almeida, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Core One Logistics, Pembroke Park, Fla. (Etan Raz, manager); Oddessa Imports Corp., Miami (Gustavo A. Lozano, president); and Paza Motors, Jacksonville, Fla. (Mona A. Hussein, president).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Braid Projects (USA), Houston (Kostas G. Chalos, president); Domex Superfresh Growers, Yakima, Wash. (Kevin Kershaw, director of logistics); and Iramat Shipping and Logistics, West Warwick, R.I. (Hakeem B. Alabi, managing member).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to a qualifying individual from A Active Freezone Cargo, Miami (Pauk Mak, operations manager); and USTC Global, Torrance, Calif. (Michael Suh, chief executive officer); for a trade name addition from M&S Logistics LLC, Pearland, Texas (Willem J. Roldaan, manager) to include M&S Logistics; and for a transfer from Superior International Group, Chino, Calif. (Steven Wong, president) to VMS International.
Persons knowing of any reason why an applicant should not receive an OTI license or amendment are urged to contact the FMC's Office of Transportation Intermediaries in Washington, D.C., at (202) 523-5843. Lists of licensed OTIs (applications approved, bonds in place and fully licensed) — both ocean freight forwarders and NVOs — are also available on the FMC website