The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 37 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from A-Logixtic Group, Houston (Naeem Iqbal, manager); Aero Service Transport, Miami (Jose A. Romero, president); Extrans Lax, Rancho Dominguez, Calif. (Kyung Min Kim, vice president); Florida Export Shipping Corp., Tampa, Fla. (Claudia E. Campbell, president); LCS Logistics, Temple City, Calif. (Tianying Ao, president); Logistics Trader Ltd., Surrey, United Kingdom (Kathleen Smith, secretary); RMT Logistics, Pinecrest, Fla. (Rafael Mejias, president); Sisto International Shipping, Medley, Fla. (Raymond A. Fleites, president); and TLS Logistics, Gig Harbor, Wash. (William Daniels, manager).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Fago International, El Monte, Calif. (Jiang Xu, secretary); Harrison Global Freight, City of Industry, Calif. (Peiqing Zhang, secretary); Hill Brothers Intermodal Logistics, Omaha, Neb. (Susan Christopher, assistant secretary); IMC Global Solutions, Memphis, Tenn. (Faith H. Davis, customs compliance officer); Mercantile Logistics & International Trade, Henderson, Nev. (Kimberly M. Daniels, president); Puerto Pireo Corp., Miami Beach, Fla. (Federico M. Rocha, vice president); Shippingmygoods.com, Pompano Beach, Fla. (Jonathan J. Duharte, president); Silver Hawk Freight, City of Industry, Calif. (Robert Penate, secretary); Topspin Holdings, New York (Vera Fida, manager); Uniocean Group, City of Industry, Calif. (Jeffrey Yan, managing member); and VFX Import & Export Corp., Miami (Valeria F. Nickerson, president).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Body Language Shipping & Cargo, Hillside, N.J. (Taofeek Adeleke, chief executive officer); Combined Freight System, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. (Yang S. Kwon, secretary); Global Transport System, Miami (Ivonne Cardenas, president); and International Logistics Alliance, Herndon, Va. (Marcy A. Belcher, member).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from AFC Worldwide Express, Atlanta (Cheyenne A. Miranda, vice president of maritime operations); Allyn International Services, Fort Myers, Fla. (Kevin M. Sotak, vice president of ocean freight); Beagle Shipping, Miami (Ricardo Tovar, president); Green Shipping, Gardena, Calif. (Jae Kyung Kim, secretary); Hitachi Transport System (America), Torrance, Calif. (Hidetoshi Sugimura, vice president); Horizon Lines of Guam, Charlotte, N.C. (Noely Hernandez, secretary); KFS, Fort Worth, Texas (Mark Irwin, chief executive officer); KTL USA, Edgewater, N.J. (Victoria A. Landrito, secretary); Logical Logistics International, Atlanta (Ragen J. Wilson, secretary); Nex Worldwide Express, New York (Saban K. Ozcilingir, vice president); and Paramount Transportation Logistics Services, Fort Myers, Fla. (Alfredo Rodriquez-Medrano, vice president of maritime operations); and for transfers from Ameroasia Int'l (NVO), Elko, Nev. (Jun Yin, member) to Ameroasia Int'l LLC; and Base Ventures International, New Brighton, Minn. (Oluwaseyi Olawore, president) to Voyage Logistics Worldwide.
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