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Archive for 2016

Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 14, 2016

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December 7, 2016 Sunshine Act Meeting Time And Date: December 14, 2016; 10:00 AM Place: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC Status: The first portion of the meeting will be held in Open Session and will be streamed live at http://fmc.capitolconnection.org/; the second in Closed Session…. Read More »

Commission Meeting Examines OTI License Renewal Schedule, Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy, and new Alliance Agreement

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NR 16-25 Contact: John K. DeCrosta, (202) 523-5911 The online Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) license renewal process is on schedule to commence in mid-2017. The Commission was briefed on this development and other matters in an open session meeting. In total, almost 5,000 parties will need to have their license… Read More »

Commissioner Maffei Participated in the First Annual Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Conference of the Americas

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November 14, 2016 On Monday, November 14, 2016 Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei participated in the First Annual Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Conference of the Americas in Miami, Florida. Commissioner Maffei spoke on the plenary panel titled “The FMC and TSA—Two Regulatory Agencies – One Approach… Read More »

Cordero Addresses World Shipping Summit 2016 in Shanghai

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November 4, 2016 Good morning and thank you for the very kind invitation to join you this year. It is an honor to speak at the World Shipping Summit: one of the world’s leading forums for our industry. Periodically, something happens in the shipping world that makes the greater public… Read More »