The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 18 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Bruzzone Shipping, Freeport, N.Y. (victor J. Bruzzone, president); E.T.H. Cargo Services, Carolina, Puerto Rico (Wolfgang Herzig, president); Redline USA, Miami (Carlos Zilli, president); Route 809 Freight Forward, Miami (Eduardo Pichardo, manager member); and Royal Shipping Co., Columbus, Ohio (Nicholas Armah, member).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from 311 LLC, Sunrise, Fla. (Clara A. Diaz, manager member); Compass Freight Forwarding, Oakland (Matilde H. Fernandes, treasurer); DHY Shipping Line, Pomona, Calif. (Fnu Susuanti, secretary); East Point Group, Christiansted, Virgin Islands; and Seacoast Logistics, Kingston, N.H. (Lauren Farrand, president).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from American Container Line, Houston (Iqbal Q. Chowdhury, president); and Da-Wood Trading, Port Wentworth, Ga. (Lucas Francis, member).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Avanti Transport Services, Los Angeles (Mark C. Baltasar, president); Neptune Shipping Ltd., Montery Park, Calif. (Jennifer "Pei Pei" Li, vice president); Ocean Trade Lines, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. (Konstantinos Constant, president); and WS Project Services, Houston (Liang Yan, president); for a trade name change from Maritime and Intermodal Logistics Systems, Seattle (Junko Altman, secretary) to Fesco Integrated Transport North; and for a license transfer from Promax Automotive, Farmington Hills, Mich. (Junichi Kikuchi, president) to Itochu Automobile America.
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 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