46 CFR 515.3 - License; when required.

§ 515.3 License; when required.
Except as otherwise provided in this part, no person in the United States may act as an ocean transportation intermediary unless that person holds a valid license issued by the Commission. A separate license is required for each branch office that is separately incorporated. For purposes of this part, a person is considered to be “in the United States” if such person is resident in, or incorporated or established under, the laws of the United States. Only persons licensed under this part may furnish or contract to furnish ocean transportation intermediary services in the United States on behalf of an unlicensed ocean transportation intermediary.
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§ 515.3 License; when required.

Except as otherwise provided in this part, no person in the United States may act as an ocean transportation intermediary unless that person holds a valid license issued by the Commission. For purposes of this part, a person is considered to be “in the United States” if such person is resident in, or incorporated or established under, the laws of the United States. Registered NVOCCs must utilize only licensed ocean transportation intermediaries to provide NVOCC services in the United States. In the United States, only licensed OTIs may act as agents to provide OTI services for registered NVOCCs.

[80 FR 68731, Nov. 5, 2015]

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Title 46 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 515 after this date.

  • 2015-11-05; vol. 80 # 214 - Thursday, November 5, 2015
    1. 80 FR 68722 - Ocean Transportation Intermediary Licensing and Financial Responsibility Requirements, and General Duties
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      FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective December 9, 2015, except for the amendments to § 515.14(c) and (d), which are effective December 9, 2016.
      46 CFR Part 515