The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 26 license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Ri-Time Group, City of Industry, Calif. (Biyu Gao, president); and Trans Atlantic Shipping, Sorrento, Fla. (Timothy A. Voit, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from AC Alliance USA, Wood Dale, Ill. (Matway Gurfinkel, manager); Aduana International Freight Forwarding Service, Harmon, Guam (Edgar Baterna, corporate secretary); AFC LS, Kennesaw, Ga. (Keith Phillips, vice president); Air Sea Land Shipping & Moving, New York (Vajira P. Mendis, president); Darya Globeship, Lake Mary, Fla. (Himjit Sikand, managing member); Dongbu Express U.S.A., Torrance, Calif. (Mi Jung Yu, vice president); Enter to USA, Miami (Julio A. Aninat, operating manager); HLI Logistics, Hillside, N.J. (Ute Bender, managing director); Milogix, La Mirada, Calif. (Susan Choe, president); Piton Logistics, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Marlene Sookram-Sirju, president); Polmar Cargo, Doral, Fla. (Handher Amador, treasurer); Royal Shipping, Dearborn Heights, Mich. (Hussein M. Mazeh, secretary); and Tapco International, Riviera Beach, Fla. (Paul Pellitieri, president).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Emarat Shipping, Anaheim, Calif. (Tareq K. Elbarq, president); and Knight (USA), Eastampton, N.J. (Louis Simone, operating manager).
In addition, the agency received applications for a change to qualifying individuals from Armada AVS Corp., Carson, Calif. (Oksana Zharkova, secretary); Auto Export Shipping, Elizabeth, N.J. (Michael DeCandia, assistant secretary); Bright Star Logistics, Los Angeles (Kirk Kim, secretary); Delmar International (N.Y.), Rosedale, N.Y. (Robert Tayler, vice president); Efreightsolutions, Irving, Texas (Frank M. Ramirez, assistant secretary); and Norman G. Jensen, Minneapolis (Roxi Peiffer, assistant secretary); for trade name additions from Newtrans Worldwide, Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Kenny K. Kim, president) for S-Logibus (US); and Weida Freight System, Inglewood, Calif. (Maria L. Trujillo, vice president) for WFS Global Logistics; and for the removal of a trade name (International Van Lines) from Ocean Star International, Coral Springs, Fla. (Joshua S. Morales, 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 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