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FMC Meeting Covers Enforcement Activity, OSRA Implementation, and MTDI


The new regionally based structure for the Federal Maritime Commission investigatory program was unveiled at today’s meeting of the Commission where enforcement activity, continued progress in implementing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA), and the latest status of the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI) were all discussed. Enforcement… Read More »

FMC to Seek Additional Comments on Unreasonable Refusal to Deal Rulemaking


The Federal Maritime Commission will issue a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) that addresses issues commenters raised in response to the Unreasonable Refusal to Deal or Negotiate with Respect to Vessel Space Accommodations proposed (Docket 22-24) rule issued last September. The announcement came during a Commission meeting held today… Read More »

FMC Moving Quickly in Implementing OSRA 2022


The open session of Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission provided the public with an accounting of the progress being made implementing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA) and a general summary of the new law’s provisions. The Commission reports it is moving expeditiously to fulfill the… Read More »

FMC Receives Fact Finding 29 Final Recommendations & Intermodal Equipment Report


The Federal Maritime Commission met in open session Wednesday to receive updates on: Fact Finding 29, International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement; Assessment of the People’s Republic of China’s Control of Container and Intermodal Chassis Manufacturing; the Vessel-Operating Common Carrier (VOCC) Audit Program; and, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on… Read More »