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Announcing the September 15, 2016 FMC Speaker Series Presentation

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September 13, 2016 The Federal Maritime Commission’s Maritime Environmental Committee invites you to attend its Brown Bag Speaker Series with presentations by: Matthew Le Grant, Zoning Administrator, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs for the District of Columbia; Travis Price, Travis Price Architects; Art Steedle, Principal, Steedle Brother Construction, Cargo… Read More »

FMC Establishes Protocol for all Public Communications Related to Hanjin Shipping Disruptions

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September 2, 2016 Contacts: John K. DeCrosta, 202-523-5911 (Media & Legislative Branch) CADRS, 1-866-448-9586 (Reporting Shipping Act Violations & Requests for Assistance) The Federal Maritime Commission has established a protocol for communicating requests for assistance to the agency concerning developments related to the status of Hanjin Shipping. Allegations of Shipping… Read More »

New Senior Staff Assignments at FMC

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September 1, 2016 NR 16-16 Contact: John K. DeCrosta, 202-523-5911 The retirement of veteran Federal Maritime Commission senior executive Mr. Vern W. Hill, who has served as the Managing Director of the agency since 2013, has set in motion staff changes in three key offices. In consultation with his fellow… Read More »

Statement Regarding Status of Hanjin Shipping

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September 1, 2016 NR 16-17 Update (9/8/2016): On September 2, 2016, Hanjin Shipping petitioned for recognition of the Korean proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, and requested bankruptcy protections (Case No. 16-27041). The court held a hearing on September 6, 2016,… Read More »

Commissioner William P. Doyle’s statement on the proposed Ocean Alliance Agreement

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August 25, 2016 Yesterday, Commissioner William P. Doyle of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission voted in favor of requesting additional information from “The Ocean Alliance” parties. The correct terminology is a “Request for Additional Information” otherwise known as a “RFAI.” The RFAI effectively “stops the clock” on this agreement until… Read More »

Cordero Meets With Great Lakes Constituents in Cleveland

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August 18, 2016 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero visited Cleveland earlier this week to meet with executives, officials, and mariners involved in Great Lakes related supply chain, port, shipping, and manufacturing endeavors. Cordero travelled to Cleveland Monday and Tuesday where he held meetings with the Port of Cleveland, Interlake… Read More »

Online Registration Renewal System Available for Foreign-Based NVOCCs

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August 8, 2016 NR 16-15 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202) 523-5725 In support of the Commission’s 2013 final rule concerning registration of foreign-based unlicensed Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs), the Commission has developed an online filing system for the renewal of registrations. Any foreign-based NVOCC not licensed with the Federal Maritime Commission… Read More »

Statements on Passing of Former FMC Chairman Helen Bentley

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August 8, 2016 Helen Bentley, who served as Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission from 1969 to 1975, died in Timonium, Maryland on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Current Chairman of Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero and Commissioners Rebecca Dye and William Doyle today issued the below statements in remembrance of… Read More »

New Automated Agreement Filing System Launched

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August 2, 2016 NR 16-14 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is pleased to offer the ocean transportation industry a more efficient option for agreement filing, review, and publication. Vessel Operating Common Carriers (VOCCs) and Marine Terminal Operators (MTOs) have a new option for filing agreements… Read More »