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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
FMC Adds Chinese Shipping Company to Controlled Carrier List
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FMC Adds Chinese Shipping Company to Controlled Carrier List

The Federal Maritime Commission, the independent federal agency responsible for ensuring a competitive and reliable international ocean transportation

February 27, 2024
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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: 3916

View of the Evergiven container ship at anchor in the Great Bitter lake half through the Suez canal
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Bed, Bath and Beyond Administrators Launch Breach of Contract Claim Against Evergreen

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Bed, Bath and Beyond’s administrators have their sights on another shipping line, pursuing Evergreen with a

February 23, 2024
Total Views: 2555

Friday, January 12, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are seen at the container terminal of the port of Oakland, California, U.S., October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo
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FMC to Hold Hearing on Red Sea Impacts on Shipping

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has announced an informal public hearing focussing the impact of conditions in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden regions on

January 12, 2024
Total Views: 3761

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Stock photo shows a MSC shipping container being lifted onto a ship
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FMC Dismisses ‘Unjustified’ Shipper Complaint Against MSC

By Charlotte Goldstone (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission has dismissed the latest case against the world’s largest container line,

October 3, 2023
Total Views: 1341

Friday, July 28, 2023
Trucks At Port Of LA
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FMC Improves Container Data-Sharing to Address Supply Chain Bottlenecks

By Alex Whiteman (The Loadstar) – The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) this week unveiled plans for a major shake-up in the collection and return

July 28, 2023
Total Views: 829

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
cargo ships loading at port of oakland
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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: 3665

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: 973

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Bankrupt Bed Bath & Beyond Files FMC Complaint Against OOCL
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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: 2866

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: 2624

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Commandant Ann Phillips
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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: 2833

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Containership at port during golden hour
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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: 1610

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
msc ship in port
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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: 4434

Thursday, January 26, 2023
FMC Provides Ocean Shipping Reform Update
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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: 2129

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: 1722

Thursday, December 15, 2022
FMC Initiates Probe into Shipping Lines’ Compliance with Anti-Retaliation Laws
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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: 754

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Maersk ‘Test Case’ Could Shift Container Shipping’s Balance of Power
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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: 8668

Monday, November 14, 2022
maersk ship
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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: 6474

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

Monday, September 19, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
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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: 2718
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