2015 Archive - Federal Maritime Commission
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Commissioner Khouri’s Prepared Remarks to IANA Intermoda Expo and NCBFAA


November 18, 2015 Remarks of the Honorable Michael A. Khouri Commissioner Federal Maritime Commission Port Congestion and Resulting Demurrage/Detention Issues IANA’s Intermodal EXPO, Sept. 22, 2015, Fort Lauderdale, FL NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference, Sept. 29, 2015, Washington, DC Good morning and thank you for inviting me to participate in this… Read More »

Chairman’s Statement on Mediation Week


October 13, 2015 Disputes within the international ocean shipping logistics chain can disrupt the timely flow of cargo and strain vital commercial relationships. Mediation is an important tool that can assist parties in resolving their ocean shipping disputes in real time while allowing them to formulate and implement their own… Read More »

Mario Cordero Reconfirmed as Commissioner


October 8, 2015 NR 15-16 Contact: Carl A. Kemp, Senior Advisor, Legislative/Public Affairs (202-523-0224) Today, Mario Cordero was reconfirmed as a Federal Maritime Commissioner. Mario Cordero joined the Commission as a Commissioner on June 3, 2011, having been nominated by President Barack Obama on September 17, 2010, and confirmed by the… Read More »

Chairman Cordero Participates in U.S.-Japan Maritime Discussions


September 25, 2015 Chairman Cordero’s Remarks at the U.S.-Japan International Shipping Forum I would like to thank the hosts of today’s sessions, the Japan International Transport Institute, the Japan Maritime Center and the Maritime Bureau of MLIT, for the opportunity to participate in this important forum — with this distinguished… Read More »

FMC Collects $135,000 in Penalty Payments


September 17, 2015 NR 15-15 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed a compromise agreement with Siem Car Carriers AS, a vessel-operating common carrier based in Oslo, Norway. Earlier this year, Siem Car Carriers submitted a voluntary disclosure to… Read More »