The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 12 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from A&E Logistics, Chicago (Alison Chan, president); AZ Express Freight, Chino Hills, Calif. (Bin "Ada" Zhou, chief executive officer); GB America, Irvine, Calif. (Jo Ning Huang, member); Neptune Logistics, Hagerstown, Md. (Fateh B. Harisinghani, treasurer); Proline Shipping Houston, Houston (Susan Wong, treasurer); and SNS Global Logistic, Springfield Gardens, N.Y. (Dong Hoon Yum, secretary).
The agency also received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Dug Cargo, Miami (David Valencia, manager); and Global USA, Burbank, Calif. (Mikayel Hayrapetyan, chief financial officer).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to a qualifying individual from Expert Log, Doral, Fla. (Annia Ortiz, manager); for a business structure change from Amy Miwon Park, Torrance, Calif. (Amy M. Park, sole proprietor) to Amp Shipping International; and a trade name change from Concept Cargo Freight & Logistics, Miami (Milton A. Rocha, director) to Serpa Group. The FMC received applications for transfer requests from Carolina Shipping Co., Charleston, S.C. (Dennis J. Forsberg, manager) to Biehl & Co. South Carolina; and Secure Transportation and Relocation International, Sterling, Va. (James Re, member) to Star International Movers.
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