The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 23 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from A.T.I. North Point, New Hope, Pa. (Anthony Ferlazzo, president); Cromarti Logistics, Sugar Land, Texas (Abraham Garza, member); GPL Logistics, City of Industry, Calif. (Clark Liang, president); Matt Global Freight Co., Baltimore (Mathew Chacko, president); Military Relocation Services, Jacksonville, Fla. (Stephen F. Crooks, vice president); Taino Multiservices Express Corp., Miami (Carmen M. Arias Olivier, president); and World of Logistics USA, Houston (Syed S. Nawaz, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from E-Z Cargo, Secaucus, N.J. (Alevtina Michina, vice president); Dominicana Pronto Envios Corp., Lake Worth, Fla. (Johnny G. Romero, president); Helmsman Freight Solutions, Miami (Arturo Corona, vice president and sales manager); LCL Logistix USA, East Brunswick, N.J. (Arif H. Butt, general manager); Mega Cargo, Homestead, Fla. (Mariolys Zayas, vice president); Portos Logistics, Miami (Jesus A. Herrera, manager member); and Solid Trans International, Compton, Calif. (Kuo-Hao "Howard" Hsu, chief executive officer).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Martik, Sunny Isles, Fla. (Diana P. Alzate, managing member); Perfect Marine & Logistics, Houston (Jigneshkumar Ratani, president); and Stella Maris International Trading, Tampa, Fla. (Fernando Perez, vice president).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from American Forwarding & Logistics, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Ulrike Bracken, manager); F.H.L. Logistics, Miami (Abigail Encio, vice president); Isewan U.S.A., Charlotte, N.C. (Carl T. Evans, president); Rich Pacific USA, Rowland Heights, Calif. (Jinyi Zhao, vice president); and TOP Since Logistics, Monterey Park, Calif. (Zyn Rhen "Ray" Yeoh, vice president); and the addition of trade names iShip and Peninsula Freight & Logistics from Intership, Houston (Yasser Shaikh, president).
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