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Chairman Maffei and Commissioner Bentzel Tour the Port of New York and New Jersey, Meet with Stakeholders on Cargo Operations and FMC Enforcement Priorities

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Last week, Chairman Dan Maffei and Commissioner Carl Bentzel visited the Port of New York and New Jersey (Port of NY/NJ) to gather first-hand information about cargo handling operations and the challenges posed by record-breaking volumes of cargo imports and COVID-19 impacts. Information was also shared on potential technology innovations… 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

Commissioner Bentzel Statement: The Health of Our Maritime Industry Will Lead Our Economy Back

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The year 2020 illustrated our nation’s reliance on maritime transportation and international trade. Our society has adopted necessary, but dramatic, changes in how we work, travel, and go to school. The transportation sector has not been without impact. Aviation is down close to 50%, and the cruise industry has been… Read More »