ocean shipping reform act

gCaptain’s full coverage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA), the first major change to federal regulations related to the international container shipping industry in more than two decades. President Biden signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act into law in June 2022 as his administration tries to reign in the nation’s highest inflation in 40 years.


Friday, December 2, 2022
Shipping

FMC: More Than 175 Charge Complaints Submitted Against Ocean Carriers Under New Shipping Law

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission says it has received more than 175 charge complaints from U.S. shippers against ocean common carriers since the enactment

December 2, 2022
Total Views: 958

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Shipping

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: 8518

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

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: 872

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Shipping

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: 1085

Thursday, August 25, 2022
Shipping

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: 1116

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

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: 698

Monday, August 1, 2022
Commandant Ann Phillips
News

Federal Maritime Commission To Hire Investigators For Foreign Carrier Crack-Down

As part of the new Shipping Reform Act the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it’s reorganizing its enforcement structure and plans to hire more

August 1, 2022
Total Views: 3566

Friday, July 29, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Shipping

FMC Reports Progress Implementing Ocean Shipping Reform Act Requirements

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is reporting progress in implementing requirements of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA), which President

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 583

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Shipping

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: 2995

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Shipping

World Shipping Council Responds to Ocean Shipping Reform Act Enactment:

U.S. President Joe Biden has signed into law the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, the first major change to federal regulations related to the international

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 3737

Shipping

President Biden Signs The Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden has signed into law the S. 3580, the “Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022,” marking the first major change to federal regulations for

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 3088

Shipping

President Biden to Sign Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law Today

By Jordan Fabian (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden on Thursday will sign a bipartisan bill aimed at driving down costs of shipping goods overseas, a

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 1252

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
A containership approaches its berth at the Port of Savannah
Ports

Port of Savannah Sets All-Time Record in May as Cargo Surge Continues

The Port of Savannah, the second-busiest port on the East Coast, recorded an all-time cargo record in May as strong consumer demand and shifting inbound trade

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 2594

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Shipping

Ocean Shipping Reform Act Headed to President Biden’s Desk After Passing House

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 369 to 42 to pass the Senate’s version of the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act, designed to give the

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 2981

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Senate Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Bill

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to improve oversight of

March 31, 2022
Total Views: 2988

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Shipping

Ocean Shipping Reform Bill Headed for Senate Vote After Clearing Commerce Committee

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Tuesday approved the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, advancing what could become the first

March 22, 2022
Total Views: 3186

Friday, February 4, 2022
Shipping

Bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Bill Introduced in Senate

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has introduced legislation to update federal regulations for the international liner shipping industry aimed at helping

February 4, 2022
Total Views: 1304

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
port of long beach truck gates
Ports

Faster Horses: FMC’s Maritime Data Initiative Looks to Speed Cargo Flow

As the Holiday season moves towards crunch time, the “supply chain”, with its empty shelves and delayed delivery times, is rivalling the Omicron variant

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 795

Friday, December 10, 2021
Ports

Port of LA’s Seroka Says Ocean Shipping Reform Act Will Boost Industry Transparency

By Ana Monteiro and Michael Sasso (Bloomberg) — The first major update of U.S. international ocean-shipping laws in more than two decades, which passed

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 810

Thursday, December 9, 2021
port of los angeles
Shipping

U.S. House Passes ‘Ocean Shipping Reform Act’ to Overhaul Federal Regulations for International Ocean Shipping

The bipartisan “Ocean Shipping Reform Act” (H.R.4996) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday by a bipartisan 364-60 vote. The legislation

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1656