FMC reviews 12 OTI applications, revokes 11 licenses
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 12 ocean transportation intermediary license applications for review.
The agency received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Maritime and Intermodal Logistics Systems, Seattle (Aspi Rostami, president); Alliance Navigation, Jericho, N.Y. (Roy I. Winograd, president); KBB Express, El Monte, Calif. (Katy Hungyi Lin, president); Transport, Indianapolis (Russell C. Baker, vice president); Business Solutions Partner, Herndon, Va. (Marina Komova, president); Ice Express, Inwood, N.Y. (Kristin Isfeld, president); and Cruz World Shipping, Brick, N.J. (Victor Cruz, president).
The FMC received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from MP Freight System, Miami (Paolo Mangia, president); CJ Services International Corp., Miami (Carla Liliana Imach, president); LSP Cargo, Doral, Fla. (Pedro Ruddy Vargas, president); Manila Forwarders Corp., Lorton, Va. (Maria C. J. Castro, president); and D&F Holdings (USA), Hawthorne, Calif. (Emit Waite, partner).
Persons knowing of any reason why an applicant should not receive an OTI license are urged to contact the FMC’s Office of Transportation Intermediaries in Washington at (202) 523-5843.
The FMC revoked 11 OTI licenses for failure to maintain valid bonds. The firms are Dockside Management, Miami; Elite International Logistics, Inglewood, Calif.; Home Run Shipping International, Rosedale, N.Y.; Joseph Esposito, Bloomingdale, N.J.; LAFCO Americas, Miami; Latin American Forwarding Co., Miami; Overseas Expediters, New York; Perfect West, Carson Calif.; Safa Shipping, Houston; Safeway Purchasing Construction Co., Miami; and Stuart Logistics, Charleston, S.C.