The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 11 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Anchor Group, San Marino, Calif. (Chao-Yi Kuo, vice president); and Oceanika Express, Medley, Fla. (Benigno Martin, chief executive officer).
The agency also received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Goldmar Corp., Miami (Enrique J. Chia, vice president); ICA Logistics, Houston (Qadir A. Wakkiluddin, secretary); Pinnacle International, Madison, Ala. (Johnny M. Summers, manager); and Sapphire Worldwide, Miramar, Fla. (Yolanda Vila, managing member).
In addition, the FMC received applications for changes to a qualifying individual from DJS International Services, Colleyville, Texas (Paul F. Sekin, vice president); Exel Global Logistics, Sterling, Va. (SueAnn Fulton, president); Inter-American Movers and Forwarders, Miami (Alejandro Jerez, managing member); and M Forwarder, Jamaica, N.Y. (Rick C.Y. Ma, director); and for a name change from Armada Service, Baltimore (Katrina N. Dill, managing member) to Premium Logistics North 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, 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