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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Launches Investigation into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, an independent agency responsible for regulating the U.S. international ocean transportation system, has launched an

May 21, 2024
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023
cargo ships loading at port of oakland
Shipping

Container Lines Settle with FMC for $2.6 Million

Two container shipping lines, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Wan Hai Lines, have agreed to pay a total of $2.65 million in civil penalties to resolve seperate

May 23, 2023
Total Views: 3682

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Commandant Ann Phillips
News

US Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act Takes Aim At Container Carriers

by Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) Container carriers are facing new measures in the US Congress that would strip away a long-standing antitrust exemption and

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 2839

Thursday, April 28, 2022
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

FMC Asks Congress for More Money Amid Heavier Workload, Uptick in Shippers’ Complaints

The Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission is asking Congress for more funding next year due to an increase in demand for the Commission’s services

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 1100

Saturday, February 5, 2022
MARAD & FMC Nominations Get Stalled By Republican Senators
Maritime News

MARAD & FMC Nominations Get Stalled By Republican Senators

By Keith Laing and Lillianna Byington (Bloomberg) — Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has been stalling the nominations of Transportation and Commerce Department

February 5, 2022
Total Views: 2528

Monday, January 31, 2022
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell
Finance

OPED – Could The Federal Reserve Fix Our Ports?

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) CNBC editor Lori Ann LaRocco is a superstar in the world of logistics and seaborne trade. LaRocco’s tireless and timely

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 1290

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

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

Friday, January 14, 2022
Alaska cruise ship in port
Cruise Ships

FMC Issues Final Report on COVID-19’s Impact on Cruise Industry

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Louis E. Sola issued his final report Friday from the FMC’s fact finding investigation into COVID-19

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 1559

Monday, January 10, 2022
hapag-lloyd ship
Shipping

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

Monday, November 15, 2021
shipping containers
Shipping

Federal Maritime Commission to Examine Maritime Supply Chain Data Sharing

Federal maritime agency launches program looking into maritime supply chain data sharing and transparency. The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced a new

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 1211

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

FMC Commissioners Call for Review of Ports America Sale to Canada

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) commissioners Carl Bentzel and Louis Sola have written a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen expressing serious concern

November 10, 2021
Total Views: 1299

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

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

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
FMC to Issue Guidance on Complaint Proceedings and Seeks Comments on Demurrage and Detention Billings
Shipping

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: 765

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

International Competition Authorities Hold Meeting on Container Shipping Issues

Maritime competition authorities from across the world are continuing to keep a close eye on the actions of ocean carriers amid the unprecedented cargo boom

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 1822

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
FMC Commissioner ‘Troubled’ By Reports of Ocean Carriers Refusing Hazardous Import Cargoes
Shipping

FMC Commissioner ‘Troubled’ By Reports of Ocean Carriers Refusing Hazardous Import Cargoes

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in the United States has been alerted to reports that ocean carriers are refusing import cargoes of hazardous materials

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 1730

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Port of long beach
Shipping

U.S. Maritime Regulator Probing Legality of Carriers’ Congestion Surcharges

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has requested answers from eight ocean carriers regarding congestion-related surcharges they have either implemented or

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1712

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

FMC Presented with Interim Recommendations to Address Supply Chain Issues

The Federal Maritime Commission has been presented with a set of interim recommendations from its fact finding investigation into challenges facing the ocean

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 1611

Saturday, July 24, 2021
It’s About Stimulus Checks Not Ocean Carriers Like Maersk Says White House Source
Finance

It’s About Stimulus Checks Not Ocean Carriers Like Maersk Says White House Source

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Earlier this month, the Biden Administration signed an order cracking down on anti-competitive behavior in the shipping

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 6480

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
port of long beach
Shipping

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: 2277

Monday, July 12, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

FMC and DOJ Agree to Collaborate on Liner Shipping Antitrust Issues

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice have signed an agreement to increase cooperation and communication in oversight and

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1428
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