FMC reviews 32 OTI license applications
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 32 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from American General Logistics, West Covina, Calif. (Xinquing Ran, president); Chijioke Samuel Ilochonwu, Houston (Chijioke S. Ilochonwu, sole proprietor); EXL Logistics, Miami (Macelo Kroeff, vice president); TFC Partners, Jacksonville Beach, Fla. (Charles R. Cain, manager); and Tripoli Shipping Services, Houston (Misel Repak, chief operating officer).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Final Mile Logistics, Atlanta (Robert Gentzke, chief operating officer); Harvest Logistics, Los Angeles (Aurora Banuelos, member); Miac Logistics Corp., Miami (Yelena Jimenez, vice president); Sel Logistics (JFK), Flushing, N.Y. (Leo Chiu, vice president); Transtoria Logistic & Solutions, Pembroke Pines, Fla. (Victoria R. Mendiolaza, director); Triton Logistics, Doral, Fla. (Modesto Gil, vice president); and Worldwide Autos, Tampa, Fla. (Yusef M. Madani, managing member).
The FMC received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Abaco Logistics Corp., Miami (Manuel T. Soto, vice president); Alliance Pacific Corp., Smyrna, Ga. (Simon J. Button, chief executive officer); and Royal Global Express, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. (James E. Barkley, vice president).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from APL Logistics Ltd., Singapore (Anthony M. Zasimovich, assistant vice president); CMA CGM Logistics USA, East Rutherford, N.J. (Nicalaos Fafoutis, chief compliance officer); D&D Transport, Meridian, Miss. (Courtland Gray, secretary); Expert Log, Doral, Fla. (Arnor Cavalcante, manager); Firstrans International Co., Carson, Calif. (Sophann Chum, chief operating officer); ICAT Logistics, Elkridge, Md. (Howard K. Buford, ocean freight director); Jetstream Freight Forwarding, Sea-Tac, Wash. (Mariya V. Rivera, secretary); Mitsui-Soko (U.S.A.), Carson, Calif. (Masafumi Inoue, president); Nippon Steel & Sumikin Logistics (U.S.A.), Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Miki Okawachi, assistant vice president); Peters & May USA, Itasca, Ill. (Noel A. Viera, vice president); Seko Worldwide, Itasca, Ill. (Jose I. Quesada, vice president); Tazmanian Freight Forwarding, Cleveland (Lori Crawford, vice president); UTI, United States, Long Beach, Calif. (Mark Bartmann, vice president); and Vector Global Logistics, Atlanta (Enrique Alvarez, managing member); and from C. H. Robinson International, Eden Prairie, Minn. (Kenneth D. Sine, vice president) to add trade name C. H. Robinson Freight Services; and from W.F. Whalen Co., Canton, Mich. (William F. Whelan, president) to add trade name Omni Worldwide Logistics; and to delete trade name Hospitality Logistics International from Trans-Net, Issaquah, Wash. (Peter R. Moe Sr., 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, 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 (http://www.fmc.gov).