The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 34 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Alpha Global Enterprise, Valley Stream, N.Y. (Philip Lam, operating manager); Marine Express, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (Maribel M. Rivera, vice president); Seagull Logistics, Charlotte, N.C. (Inderjeet K. Harisinghani, president); Transtek Logistics, Doral, Fla. (Gabriel de Godoy, manager); and Universal Concord Co., Santa Fe Springs, Calif. (Zhi Yong Xu, president).
The agency received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Altex US, Eddystone, Pa. (Natalia Henao, president); Andes Logistics USA, Miami (Jacqueline Galindo, managing member); Ark Transportation Ltd., Middleburg Heights, Ohio (George Hurst, chief executive member); Embarque Tineo, Paterson, N.J. (Gilberto Tineo, managing member); Express Logistics Services, Miami (Klaus E. Minoprio, manager); Fortunella, Arcadia, Calif. (Chris Lee, vice president); Mirach Shipping, Baldwin, N.Y. (Kamran Ali, president); Mol Consolidation Service (America), Atlanta (Jeffrey M. Bumgardner, senior vice president); One Freight Logistics, Los Angeles (Hee Jung Yoo, president); Planet Distributors Corp., Hialeah, Fla. (Omar Chaya, president); SGK Ocean Lines Corp., Richmond, Texas (Sumera Sanaullah, vice president); and vmlog international logistics U.S.A., Savannah, Ga. (Carey Giffis, vice president).
The FMC received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Export Logistics & Shipping, Oldsmar, Fla. (Antonio E. Kliniewski, president); Global Transshipping, Miami (Gus Mojica, president); JMJ Logistics, Pembroke Pines, Fla. (Jose C. Estrada, president); Transportation Insight, Hickory, N.C. (Rick Brumett, vice president); and Volta Group International, Raleigh, N.C. (Joan Atkins-Ansah, member).
In addition, the agency received applications for changes to qualifying individuals from Action One Logistics, Bel Air, Md. (Belinda E. Richardson, vice president); CJ International, Baltimore (Shannon Alexander, secretary); Cargo Freight Services, College Park, Ga. (Alice Y. Chan, president); Global Business Link, Halethorpe, Md. (Gayton J. Thomas, chief executive officer); Icon Logistics Services, Laurel, Md. (Gbenga Yinusa, president); Maruzen of America, Dominguez Hills, Calif. (Yuji Inoue, executive vice president); Overseas Group USA, Miami (Carlos A. Sanchez, managing member); and Schooner Lines Co., Philadelphia (Mykola Chobotar, chief executive manager); and addition of trade names from Asecomer International Corp., Miami (John O. Crespo, president) to include Rolasa USA; Concert Group Logistics, Downers Grove, Ill. (Dominick Muzi, president) to include XPO Global Logistics; Marisol International, Springfield, Mo. (Carie L. Samuel, chief compliance officer) to include Marisol Worldwide; and Miragrown Logistics Corp., Torrance, Calif. (Marianne Thai, secretary) to include Lucky Consol.
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