AUGUST 2020 ACTIVITY REPORT - Federal Maritime Commission
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Commission Initiates Rulemaking Process Addressing Cruise Line Performance Refunds

The FMC has initiated a process that may ultimately lead to amending its regulations concerning “non-performance” by a Passenger Vessel Operator and under what circumstances passengers must be provided a refund for a cancelled or delayed voyage.

Commissioner Dye Completes Work in NY & NJ, Turns Attention to New Orleans

Operations and cargo flow at the Port of New York lead and New Jersey have been minimally impacted by COVID-19 and the leadership at the bi-state organization has prioritized improving the container return process to further increase efficiencies and better serve shippers and truckers.

Notice of Commission Meeting

The Commission issued a Sunshine Act Meeting Notice a non-public meeting would be held to discuss enforcement process and other pending matters.

July 2020 FMC Activity Report


Policy Statement on Passenger Vessel Financial Responsibility (Docket No. 20-13)

Notice Not to Review—Earlean Edwards Dukart v. Ocean Star International Inc., d/b/a International Van Lines (Docket No. 20-03)

Notice Not to Review—Dip Shipping Company, LLC., Revocation of Ocean Transportation Intermediary License No. 018752 (Docket No. 20-04)

Notice Not to Review—MAC Industries, Inc. d/b/a MAC Container Line v. COSCO Shipping Lines Co., Ltd.(Docket No. 20-09)


Agreements Filed

Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (Agreement No. 011284-082)

Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement (Agreement No. 011962-016)

Maersk/MSC Vessel Sharing Agreement (Agreement No. 012293-008)

WWOcean/Hyundai Glovis Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 012410-003)

CNCO/Matson Pacific Islands Vessel Sharing Agreement (Agreement No. 201345)

HLAG/ONE Cooperative Working Agreement (Agreement No. 201346)


OTI Licensing Activity

Applications 56

Revocations & Surrenders 34

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