Monday, January 10, 2022
hapag-lloyd ship

FMC Probe Into Hapag-Lloyd D&D Could Set Industry Precedent

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission’s investigation into carrier detention & demurrage (D&D) charges could

11 mins ago
Total Views: 94

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

FMC Head Expects to Find Abuses in How Container Lines Assess Detention and Demurrage Fees

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The head of a U.S. commission that oversees ocean transportation said in an interview on Tuesday he suspects some ocean

November 3, 2021
Total Views: 1659

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Trade Group Tells FMC to Start Enforcement Action Against Carriers

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – A U.S. trade group representing companies selling luggage, backpacks and other travel products has written President Joe

October 27, 2021
Total Views: 2749

Monday, October 18, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

FMC Calls On Ocean Carriers to Adopt Best Practices on Detention and Demurrage

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is formally urging the world’s top ocean carriers to adopt a set of best practices related to when and how detention

October 18, 2021
Total Views: 1948

Friday, September 17, 2021

Insight: FMC Taking Actions to Address Demurrage and Detention Charges

(Holland & Knight) – The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Sept. 15, 2021, that it would move forward with two demurrage-and-detention

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 1200

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

FMC to Issue Guidance on Complaint Proceedings and Seeks Comments on Demurrage and Detention Billings

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has voted to move forward with two demurrage-and-detention related initiatives proposed by Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye as

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 753

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Regulator Steps Up Scrutiny of Ocean Carriers’ Detention and Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is stepping up its scrutiny of ocean carriers by establishing a new audit program and dedicated team to assess carrier

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 2232

Friday, July 9, 2021

Detention and Demurrage Charges Targeted in White House Executive Order

President Biden signed a wide-ranging executive order on Friday directing over a dozen federal agencies to take action to promote competition in the American

July 9, 2021
Total Views: 3476

Friday, July 2, 2021
containers at port of los angeles

Shippers Fret as ‘Opaque’ Detention and Demurrage Charges Soar

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – A doubling of detention and demurrage charges (D&D) during the pandemic has resulted in complaints across the US,

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 2901

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to Issue Demand Orders to Ocean Carriers and Terminal Operators on Detention & Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is ordering ocean carriers and marine terminal operators to supply information to determine if legal obligations related

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 5000

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
cargo ship
Maritime News

FMC Commissioner Issues Final Report on Demurrage and Detention Practices at U.S. ports.

By J. Michael Cavanaugh (Holland & Knight) – Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye has issued her Final Report for the Federal Maritime

December 12, 2018
Total Views: 42