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Statement by Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel on Petition 20-01 from the Lake Carrier Association (LCA)


I am pleased that the Federal Maritime Commission has voted unanimously to accept a petition filed by the Lake Carrier Association (LCA).  The petition alleges that ballast water regulations proposed by the government of Canada will discriminate against U.S.-flagged vessels.  The Commission’s action authorizes an investigation to gather information and… Read More »

Commissioners Bentzel and Sola Urge Congressional Leaders to Address Port Terminal Needs During COVID-19 Crisis


In letters to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Commissioners Carl W. Bentzel and Louis E. Sola urged Congressional leaders to consider a means to help alleviate and bridge the financial gaps that could… Read More »

Statement of Commissioner Bentzel to Accompany Vote on Notation No. 20-20, Interpretive Rule on Detention and Demurrage


I would like to commend Commissioner Dye, the Office of the General Counsel, and the Commission staff that labored arduously to help produce this interpretive rule. It was truly a massive effort, and all should be congratulated for their efforts in the production of this rule. I believe that the… Read More »

Statement of Commissioner Bentzel on the South Atlantic Chassis Pool Agreement


Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel voted to allow the amendment adding the Ports of Jacksonville and Wilmington to join the South Atlantic Chassis Pool Agreement (the Agreement). Joining the agreement will allow these ports to benefit from the system of managing chassis utilization and implementing chassis roadability upgrades. Allowing this amendment… Read More »