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Industry Advisory—All FMC Statutes & Regulations Remain in Full Effect Following Bridge Collapse


Disruption to regular service at the Port of Baltimore is causing many shippers to adjust supply chain operations. Regulated entities are reminded that all statutes administered by the Federal Maritime Commission remain in effect. Common carriers and marine terminal operators (MTOs) must continue to comply with all statutory and regulatory… Read More »

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 »