The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 14 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from ACL America, Gardena, Calif. (Shelly Y. Seong, secretary); ADS Cargo, Doral, Fla. (Julieth X. Zapata, secretary); Hye Mi Express U.S.A., Torrance, Calif. (Young Soo Song, vice president); and qHub Logistics Corp., Houston (Jimmy Chen, vice president).
The agency also received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Choiceone Logistics, Medley, Fla. (Trina M. Gomez, president); Hont Global Services, Stafford, Texas (Humphrey T. Okonkwo, president); Ocean Freight Express, Mobile, Ala. (Thomas "Mac" H. McPhillips IV, assistant vice president); SM Worldwide USA, Inglewood, Calif. (Cecilia Hyon, chief executive officer); Swan & Hercules Global Logistics (USA), Phoenix (Sven Asselberghs, director); and TDR Logistics, Walnut, Calif. (Min Z. Lai, president).
In addition, the FMC received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Livingston International, Tonawanda, N.Y. (Todd McKinnon, assistant secretary); Magnum-Ramstr Cargo, Edison, N.J. (Alexander Adimula, secretary); and Summit Forwarding, Atlanta (Dean Kalinowski, member/manager); and for a license transfer from Expolanka USA, Jamaica, N.Y. (Chandana J. Rodrigo, president) to EFL Container Lines.
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