The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 29 license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from BL Worldwide Corp., Doral, Fla. (Maria J. Bembhy, president); Browman Freight Services, Markham, Canada (Philip Browman, president); Cesar Eddy Quinones, Secaucus, N.J. (Cesar E. Quinones, sole proprietor); DTI Group, Miami (Sebastian A. Detullio, president); Excom USA, Tamarac, Fla. (Maria J. Oliveria, president); Freightit, Miramar, Fla. (Peter M. Acham, president); and Global Express Forwarding, Norridge, Ill. (Michal Gaglewski, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from A.G. Cargo Import, Houston (Justiniano Nunez, president); American Forwarding & Logistics, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Gabriele Awada, manager); Autolink Express, South El Monte, Calif. (Alex C. Huang, chief executive officer); Di Global Logistics, Miami (Johan Arenas, vice president); NMC Logistics Solutions, Doral, Fla. (Orlando Jimenez, president); Ship International, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. (Rigoberto S. Zavaleta, secretary); Triple Eagle Logistics, City of Industry, Calif. (Yao Wen Mai, vice president); Universal Shipping Lines, Tucker, Ga. (Nil A. Aryeetey, member); and Vision Shipping, Alexandria, Va. (Husam F. Atari, president).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Denizabel Shipping, Miami (Isabel Ramirez, president); F.M. Air, Medley, Fla. (Uilson Nacimento, vice president); Miami Warehouse Logistics, Miami (Alexis Roldos, president); ShemiTreans, Baltimore (Yashar Norhashemi, managing member); and Ship A Pallet, Houston (Don McSwain, manager).
In addition, the agency received applications for a change to qualifying individuals from Art Van Lines USA, Secaucus, N.J. (Kazuhiko Kato, treasurer); Javelin Logistics Corp., Newark, Calif. (Susan M. Foster, director); JK International, Memphis, Tenn. (Linda Weddington, corporate secretary); Multimodal International Shipping, El Segundo, Calif. (Andrew Pearlstein, secretary); and OOCL Logistics (USA), New York (Richard L. Giovannone, president); and for trade name changes from Bay Logistics, Union City, Calif. (Han K. Lim, president) to Important Cargo Express Co.; Maritrans Shipping Ltd., Valley Stream, N.Y. (Michael De Filippis, president) to Cargotrans; and Rapidex USA, Somerset, N.J. (Mohamed Y. Ali, manager) to Compass Logistics International.
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