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Commissioner Daniel Maffei visits NYSHEX HQ in New York

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On October 2, 2019, Commissioner Daniel Maffei met with Mr. Gordon Downes, CEO of the New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), at the company’s headquarters in lower Manhattan. NYSHEX was founded in 2014 with the intention of establishing enforceable “NYSHEX Forward Contracts” which impose penalties on either the shipper or carrier… Read More »

Commissioners Maffei & Sola Travel to Gulf of Mexico Ports

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Last month, Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Louis E. Sola traveled to several ports in the southeast to tour facilities and meet with industry stakeholders. The Commissioners also met with congressional staff members from the Alabama and Mississippi delegations. As a result of this trip, the Commissioners gained greater understanding… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted against allowing the Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement to take effect, arguing that the potential negative effects provided sufficient reason for the Commission to intervene. Given that the agreement will take effect despite his vote, he applauds the Commission’s unanimous decision to conduct… Read More »

Commissioner Maffei Departs Commission

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei departed the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) today with the expiration of the one-year holdover period from his term’s official expiration on June 30, 2017. Commissioners serve on set five-year terms. Commissioners must be nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate for each term they… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei regarding Amendment to the West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement

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May 24, 2018 Commissioner Maffei participated in a unanimous vote to seek additional information regarding the most recent amendment to the West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement (“WCMTOA”) (FMC Agreement No. 201143). Today, I voted to issue a request for more information regarding the proposed amendment to WCMTOA. I commend… Read More »

Commissioner Maffei speaks at the Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg, Germany

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May 16, 2018 On May 16th Commissioner Maffei traveled to Hamburg, Germany to participate in the Global Liner Shipping Conference. The Commissioner gave a talk titled “Challenges in Regulating an Increasingly Commodified and Data-Driven industry.” During his talk, the Commissioner discussed how the technological developments in ship-size, automation, and data… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Formal Investigation into Detention and Demurrage

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted in support of launching Fact Finding 28, an investigation into the practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators related to detention, demurrage, and per diem charges. Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei released the following statement regarding the Federal Maritime Commission’s (Commission’s) vote to launch an… Read More »