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Statement of Commissioner Sola: Commending the Bipartisan Efforts to Address Resumption of Cruises to Alaska

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank Chairman Peter DeFazio and Congressman Don Young for their leadership in the effort to convince the Canadian authorities to work with the cruise industry to address Canada’s legitimate health concerns without hindering the resumption of sailings between the ports in Alaska… Read More »

Statement of Commissioners Maffei and Bentzel: Urging Governors to Prioritize Maritime Worker Vaccinations

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This week, Commissioners Maffei and Bentzel sent letters to the Governors of major port states urging them to prioritize the vaccination of the maritime workforce to protect the Nation’s supply chain. Letters were sent to the Governors of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina,… Read More »

Commissioner Bentzel Interviewed on CNBC

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Commissioner Carl Bentzel appeared on the CNBC show “The Exchange” where he spoke with host Brian Sullivan on the topic of “Why shipping container costs are soaring”. The segment aired on February 10, 2021 and a video of the interview can be viewed at: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/02/10/why-shipping-container-costs-are-soaring.html

Statement of Chairman Michael A. Khouri: Letter to the Editor, Lloyd’s List

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Chairman Michael A. Khouri released the below Letter to the Editor (paywall), submitted to Lloyd’s List earlier this month.  In his correspondence, Chairman Khouri answers an Opinion piece suggesting that regulatory agencies are an impediment to addressing the issue of misdeclared hazardous cargoes.  The Chairman stated the shared concern the Federal… Read More »