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

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: 3507

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

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: 913

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Bankrupt Bed Bath & Beyond Files FMC Complaint Against OOCL

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – US retailer Bed Bath & Beyond, which last week filed for bankruptcy protection, has filed a claim of $37.65m

May 2, 2023
Total Views: 2837

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks

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: 2586

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Commandant Ann Phillips

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: 2708

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Containership at port during golden hour

FMC Launches Campaign to Ensure Compliance with Regulations on Per-Diem Detention Charges

Following a landmark decision made by the commission in December of last year, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has launched an active campaign to ensure

March 23, 2023
Total Views: 1552

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
msc ship in port

FMC Asks Mediterranean Shipping Company to Explain Congestion Charge

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has given Mediterranean Shipping Company until the end of the month to explain a $1,000 congestion surcharge levied

February 7, 2023
Total Views: 4361

Thursday, January 26, 2023

FMC Provides Ocean Shipping Reform Update

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission met in an open session meeting this week to provide an update on the implementation of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of

January 26, 2023
Total Views: 2104

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
evergreen shipping container

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 over

January 3, 2023
Total Views: 1646

Thursday, December 15, 2022

FMC Initiates Probe into Shipping Lines’ Compliance with Anti-Retaliation Laws

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, the independent government agency responsible for overseeing competition in the international ocean shipping supply

December 15, 2022
Total Views: 749

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Maersk ‘Test Case’ Could Shift Container Shipping’s Balance of Power

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Since the pandemic began, complaints of carrier misdeeds have circulated across the industry and around the globe. In

November 23, 2022
Total Views: 8640

Monday, November 14, 2022
maersk ship

Shipper Files FMC Complaint: Maersk ‘Flouts the Law to Rake in Profits’

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – A Florida shipper has issued a complaint against Maersk and its subsidiary, Hamburg Süd, that includes a failure

November 14, 2022
Total Views: 6432

Friday, October 14, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

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: 901

Monday, September 19, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Liner Shipping: FMC, An Emergency Situation Does Exist

As part of the directives to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) contained in the three month old “Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022” (OSRA 2022), the

September 19, 2022
Total Views: 2689

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

FMC Seeks Public Input on Defining Unreasonable Refusal to Deal

The Federal Maritime Commission is seeking public comments to define unreasonable refusal to deal or negotiate with respect to vessel space accommodation

September 14, 2022
Total Views: 1100

Friday, September 2, 2022

Maersk Hit With $180 Million Contract Claim from New York Shipper

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – A New York shipper is legally pursuing Maersk for $180m, claiming the carrier failed to meet contractual obligations

September 2, 2022
Total Views: 7613

Thursday, August 25, 2022
Trucks At Port Of LA

Viewpoint: FMC Emergency Order Won’t Be Enough to Alleviate Congestion

By Maia Kemp-Welch (The Loadstar) – A Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) emergency order “won’t be enough” to alleviate supply chain congestion in

August 25, 2022
Total Views: 1160

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

FMC Approves Yang Ming Service Contract Complaint Settlement with Shipper

By Maia Kemp-Welch (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has approved the decision to settle a complaint against Yang Ming by Achim

August 24, 2022
Total Views: 909

Thursday, August 11, 2022
containers at port of los angeles

FMC Continues to Check Off Items On Its Ocean Shipping Reform Act To-Do List

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is continuing to implement its to-do list from the recently enacted Ocean Shipping Reform Act. The OSRA was signed into

August 11, 2022
Total Views: 703

Thursday, August 4, 2022
A containership being loaded at the Port of New York and New Jersey at night.

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: 2877