The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 14 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received a non-vessel-operating common carrier license application from ABC Logistics, Seattle (Mark Dudley, vice president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from AfriCom Logistics, Farmingdale, N.Y. (Emeka J. Ukasoanya, vice president); Base Ventures International, New Brighton, Minn. (Oluwaseyi E. Olawore, president); DGL (L.A.), West Covina, Calif. (Andy Kung, vice president); Kenter Logistics USA, Houston (Gerald Stoll, vice president); Loadnship, Compton, Calif. (Moaykel Moaykel, president); and Next Generation Logistics, Paramount, Calif. (David Shen, director).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Global Transport System, Miami (Ivonne Cardenas, president); and Swift Freight (USA), Cerritos, Calif. (Kamal Vazirani, vice president).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Honeybee International, Commerce, Calif. (Reda Aljabi, president); Ryder Global Services, Miami (Jeffrey A. Kristol, president); and Tecnoship Group Corp., Miami (Jose F. Rodriguez, president); for a trade name transfer from Aztec Marine Agencies, Beaumont, Texas (Rosemary Asta, president) to Acceleron Logistics; and for a transfer of TLI International, Annapolis, Md. (Gregory J. McCloskey, vice president) to DFS Ocean Services.
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