The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 17 license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Barcol International Corp., Miami (Juan Salvat, president); Latunde Ayopo Sapara, Calumet City, Ill. (Latunde A. Sapara, chief executive manager); Logistics International Parcel Shipping Transport, South Elgin, Ill. (Marilou G. Pedres, operation manager); Tosie, Houston (Pius S. Tomdio, president); Uniway Logistics, San Gabriel, Calif. (Michelle E. Lee, president); and WWI International Corp. (renamed BMW Freight Solution), Hoffman Estates, Ill. (Syed O. Ahmed, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Accelerated Maritime Services, Spring, Texas (Cory C. Guccione, president); Bayshore Logistics & Services, Elizabeth, N.J. (Raquel Velez, operating manager); Canaan Shippin USA, Long Beach, Calif. (Fred Chou, manager); Chester Transport, Sterling, Va. (Steven McDonald, president); La Plaza Embargue, Perth Amboy, N.J. (Edward Pantaleon, manager); Steam Logistics, Chattanooga, Tenn. (Bradley S. Kemp, chief operating officer); Venezolana de Fletamentos Cavefle, Hialeah, Fla. (Genesis Diaz, manager); and Worldcraft Logistics, Pomona, Calif. (Jimmy Dai N. Tran, chief executive manager).
The FMC also received an ocean freight forwarder license application from TradeLink Systems, Saugus, Mass. (Dana A. Goodwin, president).
In addition, the agency received applications for a change to qualifying individuals from Gruden USA, Hoboken, N.J. (Luca De Pieri, president); and Summit Freight International, Marietta, Ga. (Benjamin Shi, chief executive officer).
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 (http://www.fmc.gov