FMC reviews 7 OTI applications, revokes 7 licenses
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received seven ocean transportation intermediary license applications for consideration.
The agency received non-vessel-operating common carrier license applications from Fil-Am Cargo, San Jose, Calif. (Loreto H. Garcia, partner); and APA Logistics, Elizabeth, N.J. (Thomas Downs, president).
The FMC received NVO/ocean freight forwarder license applications from Global Tech Investments, Kent, Wash. (Zhenhai Li, chief executive officer); and OCT Corp., Miami (Christian M. Ollino, president).
The agency also received ocean freight forwarder license applications from Marina Flores U.S. Customs Broker, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Rosa Marina Flores, sole proprietor); PEMA Logistics, Miami (Pedro A. Abascal, president); and Express Northwest International Freight Services, Seattle (Kathy Mclean, president).
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 seven OTI licenses for failure to maintain valid bonds. The firms are American National Shipping Line, Queens Village, N.Y.; Aras International, National City, Calif.; E.I.B. Brokers, Miami; Krystal Logistics USA, Miami; Peninsula Cargo, Paramount, Calif.; Topocean Consolidation Services (New York), Valley Stream, N.Y.; and Worldwide Exhibition Services, New York.