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Meeting Schedule

Regular meetings of the Federal Maritime Commission will be held at 10:00 a.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Main Hearing Room located on the First Floor of Commission headquarters at 800 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

2021 Meeting Dates

  • July 28, 2021
  • May 19, 2021
  • April 14, 2021
  • April 7, 2021
  • February 17, 2021

Meeting Guidance

Commission Meeting Agendas & Summaries

New Supply Chain Initiatives Announced at FMC Meeting

Six Supply Chain Innovation Teams are being convened by Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye to identify and implement improvements to the process and timing of return and delivery of containers to marine terminals. This announcement came at a Tuesday meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission where briefings were provided on topics… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for November 16, 2021 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  DATE AND TIME:  November 16, 2021; 10:00AM  PLACE: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC Registration Required – limited seating  Livestream: The Livestream will begin at 10 am on our youtube channel MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  Open Session Staff Briefing on Current U.S. Macroeconomic Indicators… Read More »

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FMC Briefed on Enforcement and Audit Activities, and Upcoming NSAC Meeting

Enforcement matters, information learned to date from audits of carrier detention and demurrage practices, and the role of the National Shipper Advisory Committee were matters addressed during a meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission held today. The meeting was held virtually in both open and closed sessions. The Commission was… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for October 13, 2021

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING   FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA  STATUS:  Part of this meeting will be open to the public and will be streamed live, accessible from www.fmc.gov. The rest of the meeting will be closed to the public.  DATE AND TIME:  October 13, 2021; 10:00AM  PLACE:  This will be an open meeting to the… Read More »

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Meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission – September 21, 2021

Authority: 46 U.S.C. Sec. 303 The meeting commenced at 10:03 and recessed at 10:31. All individuals present at the briefing were Commissioners or Commission employees: Chairman Daniel B. Maffei, Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, Commissioner Michael A. Khouri, Commissioner Louis E. Sola, Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel, Katharine Primosch, John Moran, Clark… Read More »

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FMC Hears Proposals Addressing Supply Chain and Cruise Issues

Recommendations to address ongoing port and supply chain congestion, and proposed changes to agency regulations related to refunds for cancelled cruise ship voyages, were topics addressed during the open session of a Federal Maritime Commission meeting held today. Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye provided the Commission with Interim Recommendations to address… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for July 28, 2021

Commission Meeting Link SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA   STATUS: Part of this meeting will be open to the public and will be streamed live, accessible from www.fmc.gov. The rest of the meeting will be closed to the public.   DATE AND TIME:  July 28, 2021; 10:00AM  PLACE:  This will be an open meeting to… Read More »

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FMC Votes to Implement National Shipper Advisory Committee

Shippers interested in providing their expertise to the Federal Maritime Commission will soon be able to apply to serve on the agency’s new National Shipper Advisory Committee. The Commission met today and voted to publish and file the Charter necessary to formally establish the National Shipper Advisory Committee.  The Commission… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for May 19, 2021

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA   STATUS:   This meeting will be open to the public.   DATE AND TIME:  May 19, 2021; 10:00AM   PLACE:  A link for public viewing of this meeting will be posted here on May 19, 2021. Click Below: May 19, 2021 Commission Meeting Link (link removed, the meting has concluded)    MATTERS… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for April 14, 2021 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA    STATUS:   This meeting will be closed to the public.  DATE AND TIME:  April 14, 2021; 10:00AM   PLACE:  This meeting will be held by video conference only.    MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:   CLOSED SESSION   1. General Prohibitions in the Shipping Act and Pending Investigations      CONTACT PERSON FOR… Read More »

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