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Chairman Michael Khouri Comments on Fact Finding 29


The global COVID-19 pandemic is having effects throughout our ocean supply chain. I requested Commissioner Rebecca Dye to, once again, stand up the Innovation Teams that were assembled within Fact Finding 28 to identify collaborative solutions to uncertainties and problems in this international supply chain. I am pleased that the… Read More »

Statement of Chairman Michael A. Khouri Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement, FMC No. 201292


There has been continued public comment concerning the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) decision that allowed the Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement (the “Agreement”) to go into effect. I voted to not allow the Agreement to become effective under the Shipping Act of 1984 (Shipping Act) because I held… Read More »

Prepared Remarks of Michael A. Khouri, Chairman, U.S. Federal Maritime Commission London International Shipping Week 2019 Government Stakeholder Workshop – The Future of International Maritime Trade Policy September 10, 2019


Good afternoon. Thank you for the invitation to speak today about recent issues and activities of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission. Role of the FMC Because the ocean transportation industry plays such an essential role in America’s economy, the United States Congress assigned the economic and commercial regulation of U.S…. Read More »

Chairman Michael A. Khouri Testifies to Congress


Chairman Michael A. Khouri testifies to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Security, for the hearing on Federal Maritime Agencies: Ensuring a Safe, Secure, and Competitive Future. Statement of Michael A. Khouri Chairman Federal Maritime Commission Before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Security

Remarks of Chairman Khouri Delivered at American Association of Port Authorities Spring Conference Session “Ports and the Federal Maritime Commission”, Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Good afternoon. I want to thank Kurt Nagle and Jean Godwin for the invitation to join you this afternoon together with my colleague, Commissioner Rebecca Dye. Kurt and Jean do a terrific job for AAPA here in Washington. We always appreciate their knowledge, expertise, and input on Shipping Act matters…. Read More »

Acting Chairman Khouri & Commissioner Dye Address Transportation Legal Professionals


The Federal Maritime Commission Hearing Room was the venue today for “Transportation Forum XV”, an annual event of the Association of Transportation Law Professionals where topics of interest to those who work on legal issues related to transportation, trade, and intermodalism are discussed. Acting Chairman Michael Khouri and Commissioner Rebecca… Read More »