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FMC reviews 11 OTI license applications

FMC reviews 11 OTI license applications

   The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 11 license applications and changes for review.

   The FMC received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from American Star Logistics, Oak Brook, Ill. (Yili Karaqica, president); Morias Ltd., East Providence, R.I. (Marta Moriuas, vice president); Total Global Solutions, Kennesaw, Ga. (Tomomi Hamamura, chief financial officer); and United Customs Services, Floral Park, N.Y. (Pailing P. Huang, president).

   The agency received NVO-ocean freight forwarder license applications from Americargo Express, Doral, Fla. (Natalia Diaz, president); Capito Enterprises, Lake In The Hills, Ill. (Rizalina D. Capito, president); GT Int’l Logistic, El Segundo, Calif. (Johnny T.C. Liu, chief executive officer); and Manheim Export, Atlanta (Christopher S. Stephens, vice president).

   The FMC also received an ocean freight forwarder license application from Freight Forwarder International, Kenner, La. (Gary J. Cheramie, president).

   In addition, the agency received applications for a change to qualifying individual from Advanced Logistics, Miami (Arturo R. Alvarez, president); and for a license transfer from R.H. Shipping & Chartering (USA), Spring, Texas (Janette M. Marlowe, chief operating 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 at (202) 523-5843.

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Located in the Washington, D.C. area, Chris Gillis primarily reports on regulatory and legislative topics that impact cross-border trade. He joined American Shipper in 1994, shortly after graduating from Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Md., with a degree in international business and economics.