NVOCCs in Foreign Commerce: Bond and Agents



  1. Bonding of NVOCCs
  1. Carrier has furnished the Federal Maritime Commission a bond in the amount required by CFR 583.4 as amended by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998 to ensure the financial responsibility of the carrier for the payment of any judgment for damages arising from its transportation related activities, orders for reparations issued pursuant to Section 11 of the Shipping Act of 1984 as amended by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998 or penalties assessed pursuant to Section 13 thereof.
  2. Bond Number and Date: SU36353  effective June 21st,  2013
  3. Freight Intermediary License No.: 18352NF
  4. Surety Company: Aspen American Insurance Company


  1. Agent for Service of Process
  1. Carrier's agent for the service of judicial and administrative process including subpenas follows in paragraph 3. In any instance in which the designated legal agent can not be served because of death, disability or unavailability, the Secretary of the Federal Maritime Commission will be deemed to be the carrier's legal agent of service of process.
  2. Service of administrative process, other than subpenas, may be effected upon the legal agent by mailing a copy of the documents to be served by certified or registered mail, or by courier service return receipt requested.
  3. Agent for Service of Process Address:

Not applicable, carrier is a U.S. Corporation




(effective: 08/01/2003)