The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 20 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Blue Circle & Co., Diamond Bar, Calif. (Ping Chuan Tu, chief executive officer); Caesar International Logistics (LAX), Covina, Calif. (Ying Hu, vice president); and Prestige Shipping, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Vadim Alper, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Herco Freight Forwarders, Medley, Fla. (Romulo F. Souza, secretary); Overseas NVOCC Corp., Miami (Claudio R. Lopez, secretary); Romax Logistics, Miami (Maximino Flores, president); and Transmodal Solutions, Covington, Wash. (James T. Brieger, member).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from AC Export, Miami (Alvaro Castillo, manager); and HJM International of NY, Jamaica, N.Y. (Raymond Mandil, president).
In addition, the FMC received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Barthco International, Philadelphia (Theresa Brougher, assistant vice president); CIL Freight, Tucker, Ga. (Ying Liu, president); CMA CGM Logistics USA, East Rutherford, N.J. (Stefan Weber, managing director); CR&J Logistics, Lake Worth, Fla. (Lawrence C. Freeman, vice president); Helmsman Freight Solutions, Miami (Ismael G. Diaz, vice president); Interlog USA, Minneapolis (David Canfield, president); Johanson Transportation Service, Fresno, Calif. (Danielle N. Bidegarary, vice president); and UIA Worldwide Logistics, Gardena, Calif. (Doris Ma Ling, chief financial officer); for the addition of trade name KLSS from Axima USA, Los Angeles (Michelle Carollo, manager); for a name change to Sara Foster from Sara Barnes, Bonney Lake, Wash. (Sara Foster, sole proprietor); and for a transfer of jurisdiction from Delaware to Arkansas from ABF Freight System, Fort Smith, Ark. (Stephen J. Vicary, assistant vice president).
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