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FMC Hears Proposals Addressing Supply Chain and Cruise Issues

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Recommendations to address ongoing port and supply chain congestion, and proposed changes to agency regulations related to refunds for cancelled cruise ship voyages, were topics addressed during the open session of a Federal Maritime Commission meeting held today. Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye provided the Commission with Interim Recommendations to address… Read More »

FMC Receives Briefings at December Meeting

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The Federal Maritime Commission met virtually and in closed session on Wednesday, December 10, 2020. At the meeting, Commissioner Rebecca Dye provided an update on her work to date as Fact Finding Officer for “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement” (Fact Finding 29).  Staff provided a briefing on General Prohibitions… Read More »

Meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission – December 12, 2019

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Statutory Authority: 46 U.S.C. Sec. 303 The meeting convened at 3:00 p.m. and recessed at 4:09 p.m. All individuals present at the meeting were Commissioners or Commission employees: Chairman Michael A. Khouri, Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, Commissioner Daniel J. Maffei, Commissioner Louis E. Sola, Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel, John Moran,… Read More »

FMC Votes in Meeting on Carrier Petition & Changes to Enforcement Procedures

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The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) voted today to move forward with proposed rules that would provide partial regulatory relief sought by a petition of ocean carriers, would implement regulatory changes mandated by recent legislation, and publish a direct final rule that would restructure how the agency oversees enforcement matters. The… Read More »