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Archive for 2011

President Obama Re-Nominates Commissioner Khouri as FMC Commissioner

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September 7, 2011 NR 11-14 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, President Obama sent to the Senate the nomination of Commissioner Michael A. Khouri for a new, five-year term as Federal Maritime Commissioner, expiring June 30, 2016. Chairman Lidinsky said, “I welcome the President’s nomination of Commissioner Khouri… Read More »

Commissioner Mario Cordero Joins the Commission

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June 8, 2011 NR 11-12 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) Mario Cordero of Long Beach, CA, was sworn in on June 3, 2011, as a Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2014. Commissioner Cordero was nominated by President Barack Obama on September 17, 2010, and confirmed by… Read More »

Household Goods and Personal Property Shipping Practices Recommendations Approved by FMC

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May 12, 2011 NR 11-09 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) At its meeting on May 11, 2011, the Federal Maritime Commission unanimously approved for action a series of recommendations contained in the Final Report for Fact Finding Investigation No. 27. The Commission initiated this non-adjudicatory investigation on June 23, 2010, to… Read More »

Maersk Line Receives FMC Chairman’s Earth Day Award

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April 21, 2011 NR 11-07 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. today announced that Maersk Line has received the Chairman’s Earth Day Award for innovation and environmental leadership in vessel operation, vessel design, and efforts to increase carbon emissions transparency. This is the… Read More »

Chairman Lidinsky Calls for Reasoned, Science-Based Response to the Nuclear Incident in Fukushima, Japan

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March 30, 2011 NR 11-05 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) Speaking to the Washington Freight Transportation Policy Forum hosted by the National Industrial Transportation League, Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. called for care, caution, and rational analysis when members of the international shipping community are responding to… Read More »