The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 18 license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from International Van Lines, Coral Springs, Fla. (Joshua Morales, president); and Royal Shipping Co., Columbus, Ohio (Nicholas Armah, managing member).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Atpex Logistica Corp., Kissimmee, Fla. (Douglas Hernandez, president); Cars U.S.A., Hapeville, Ga. (Oy P. McPeters, assistant secretary); Highland Project Logistics, Bedford, N.H. (Radek Maly, president); Hybrid International Forwarding, Atlanta (Andy Heller, member); Star Cluster Logistics, Gardena, Calif. (James J. Park, vice president); and Vector Global Logistics, Atlanta (Marshall W. Martin, manager).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from ACM Logistics & Consulting, The Woodlands, Texas (John C. Heimsath, president); Airlift (U.S.A.), Los Angeles (Ganesh Murthy, president); Americas Interactiva, Orlando, Fla. (Francisco J. Seijas, president); Asecomer International Corp., Miami (John O. Crespo, president); Don Kennon McSwain, Houston (Don K. McSwain, sole proprietor); Radiant Global Logistics, Bellevue, Wash. (Michael Von Loesch, vice president); TC Shipping, Orange, N.J. (Terry Christie, managing member); and Worldwide Freight, St. Paul, Minn. (Kimberly A. Coppola, secretary).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Koch Maritime, St. Paul, Minn. (Yvonne M. Ecklund, vice president); and Nippon Concept America, The Woodlands, Texas (Jeffrey K. Bonner, special manager).
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