The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 30 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Air & Surface Systems, Irvine, Calif. (Paige Cotcamp, president); Azend International, Los Angeles (Adolfo Zendejas Jr., president); DFS Ocean Services, Annapolis, Md. (Gregory McCloskey, vice president); Meridian Freight, Miami Beach, Fla. (Alexey Rybnikov, member); OG Shipping & Business, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Orrin Henderson, president); Pre Clearance Customhouse Brokers and Freight Forwarders, Jamaica, N.Y. (Salvatore Stile, president); and Transmarine Transportation and Distribution, Normandy Park, Wash. (Victor V.Q. Tran, member).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Aduanair Cargo & Courier Corp., Miami (Anamar Del Castillo, vice president); Apexim International, Naperville, Ill. (Peter Barker, president); Container Shipping, Ormond Beach, Fla. (Svetlana Shmakova, member); InstiCo Freight Management, Grapevine, Texas (Ismel Camacho, corporate secretary); Karpeles Freight Services, Freeport, N.Y. (Malcolm Heath, chief executive officer); Load Group International, Hallandale, Fla. (Hermann Lange, president); Moveline Group, Las Vegas (Alex Alpert, vice president); Quad Logistics Services, Bolingbrook, Ill. (Carol Brennan, assistant secretary); Sun Track Express, Monterey Park, Calif. (Yu Ding, secretary); TMB USA, Miami (Vanessa Ramirez, vice president); Trans Shipping International, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Shay Harpaz, president); and Venezolana De Fletamentos Cavefle, Hialeah, Fla. (Genesis Diaz, manager).
The FMC also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from American Star Logistics, Alsip, Ill. (Ylli Karaqica, president); Century Marine Corp., Houston (Jolie Cosman, president); Interglobal Logistics Corp., Miami (Cora Scotti, vice president); Lopa Co., La Palma, Calif. (Tony Lee, vice president); and qHub Logistics Corp., Houston (Jimmy Chen, vice president).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Blue Water Shipping U.S., Edison, N.J. (Hans Mikkelsen, president); EC Logistics, El Segundo, Calif. (Xin Chen, member); and Miragrown Logistics Corp., Torrance, Calif. (Krystal Castro, secretary); for name changes from Daniel Young, Berwyn, Pa. (Denise Traynor, chief financial officer) to DF Young; and from NEC Logistics, Kanagawa, Japan (Manabu Saito, global network business unit affairs manager) to Nittsu NEC Logistics; and for a license transfer from Infinite Logistics Services Corp., Chino, Calif. (Richard Tsiu, president) to Infinite Global Trading.
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