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Industry Advisory — Requirements for Doing Business with NVOCCs and OFFs


The Federal Maritime Commission reminds Common Carriers, including Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (VOCCs), they must meet their compliance obligations when doing business with Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs) and Ocean Freight Forwarders (OFFs). Common Carriers must verify NVOCCs and OFFs are compliant with all applicable regulatory and statutory requirements related to licensing,… Read More »