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Monday, June 10, 2024
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Samsung Lodges Largest FMC Complaint Yet Over Detention and Demurrage Charges

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Samsung’s US subsidiary has lodged what may be the largest complaint yet with the Federal Maritime Commission

June 10, 2024
Total Views: 4625

Friday, February 23, 2024
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
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FMC Issues Final Rule on Detention and Demurrage Billing

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has issued a new rule that prescribes fresh regulations for how common carriers and marine terminal operators (MTOs)

February 23, 2024
Total Views: 4198

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
FMC: Charge Complaint Refunds Hit $1 Million Milestone
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FMC: Charge Complaint Refunds Hit $1 Million Milestone

More than $1 million in disputed charges have been waived or refunded through the Charge Complaint process, established by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of

May 9, 2023
Total Views: 976

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
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Ocean Carriers Backpedal on D&D Charges as New Rules Loom

By Ian Putzger, Americas Correspondent (The Loadstar) – While US ports and container terminals still resist a regulatory drive to curtail detention and

April 5, 2023
Total Views: 2627

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
evergreen shipping container
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FMC Ruling Could Prove Crucial for ‘Unfair’ Detention and Demurrage Fee Complaints

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – A US Federal Maritime Commission small claims officer’s (SCO) decision to uphold trucker TCW Inc’s complaint

January 3, 2023
Total Views: 1732

Saturday, November 26, 2022
Oil Freight Boom Makes $1 Million Waiting Bills More Common
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Oil Freight Boom Makes $1 Million Waiting Bills More Common

By Alex Longley and Sherry Su (Bloomberg) –With soaring shipping costs comes soaring bills for ships doing nothing. In the oil-tanker market, day rates

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 3842

Friday, October 14, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
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FMC Proposing New Demurrage and Detention Billing Requirements

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is proposing a new rule that seeks to bring more clarity, structure, and punctuality to the demurrage and detention

October 14, 2022
Total Views: 914

Thursday, August 4, 2022
A containership being loaded at the Port of New York and New Jersey at night.
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FMC Chairman Says Anti-Competitive Behavior Will Not Fly After Port Of New York Visit

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Chairman Daniel B. Maffei visited the Port of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday to meet with trucking representatives and

August 4, 2022
Total Views: 2885

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Ocean Shipping Reform Act: Detention and Demurrage Disconnects
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Ocean Shipping Reform Act: Detention and Demurrage Disconnects

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – In the recently enacted Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 2022 or “The Shipping Act,” for short), there is a great

July 26, 2022
Total Views: 3037

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
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FMC Reaches $2 Million Settlement with Hapag-Lloyd Over Alleged Detention and Demurrage Violations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has approved a $2 million settlement with German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd over alleged violations related to

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 2095

Monday, April 25, 2022
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
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Hapag-Lloyd Fined in U.S. for Erroneous D&D Charges 

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has been ordered to pay $822,220 in civil penalties for 14 violations – $58,730 for

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 5763

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
maersk ship
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Maersk Subpoenaed in U.S. Department of Justice Probe of Ocean Carriers

Danish shipping giant Maersk has confirmed that it has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Department of Justice related to ongoing investigations into ocean carriers

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 3073

Friday, February 18, 2022
U.S. Justice Department Cracking Down on Collusive Conduct in Supply Chains
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U.S. Justice Department Cracking Down on Collusive Conduct in Supply Chains

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced an initiative to investigate and prosecute collusive conduct in the supply chains. The initiative comes in

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 2108

Monday, January 31, 2022
FMC Update: Demurrage, Detention and Data
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FMC Update: Demurrage, Detention and Data

The supply chain is no stranger to “data initiatives”, some featuring Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), machine learning, and even some artificial

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 686

Thursday, January 27, 2022
FMC Updated On Detention and Demurrage and Data Initiatives
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FMC Updated On Detention and Demurrage and Data Initiatives

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission met during both open and closed session Thursday to be briefed on the Commission’s efforts to address ocean

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 1206

Monday, January 10, 2022
hapag-lloyd ship
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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

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 2316

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
FMC Head Expects to Find Abuses in How Container Lines Assess Detention and Demurrage Fees
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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: 1680

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Trade Group Tells FMC to Start Enforcement Action Against Carriers
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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: 2780

Monday, October 18, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
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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: 2064

Friday, September 17, 2021
Insight: FMC Taking Actions to Address Demurrage and Detention Charges
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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: 1226
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