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Temporary Revision to PierPass to Take Effect

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The Commission granted a request for expedited review of this amendment to the West Coast MTO Agreement, under which authority the PierPass program was established. The Federal Maritime Commission is permitting a temporary revision to the PierPass program to go into effect, allowing “off-peak” users of marine terminal gates at… Read More »

FMC Effort Will Examine How Data Can Improve Ocean Cargo Velocity

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Identifying data constraints that impede the flow of ocean cargo and add to supply chain inefficiencies will be the focus of a new Federal Maritime Commission effort to be spearheaded by Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel.  This effort will be critical to pinpointing how data can contribute to the long-term reliability of the domestic cargo… Read More »

OCTOBER 2021 ACTIVITY REPORT

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STATEMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS FMC Holds First Meeting of the National Shipper Advisory Committee Individuals who represent companies importing and exporting cargo to and from the United States gathered virtually Wednesday for the inaugural meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission’s National Shipper Advisory Committee. Registration for First meeting of the National… Read More »

Commission Meeting Scheduled for November 16, 2021 

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SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  DATE AND TIME:  November 16, 2021; 10:00AM  PLACE: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC Registration Required – limited seating  Livestream: The Livestream will begin at 10 am on our youtube channel MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  Open Session Staff Briefing on Current U.S. Macroeconomic Indicators… Read More »

FMC Holds First Meeting of the National Shipper Advisory Committee

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Individuals who represent companies importing and exporting cargo to and from the United States gathered virtually Wednesday for the inaugural meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission’s National Shipper Advisory Committee. The Committee was created by Congress as part of legislation enacted into law earlier this year.  The purpose of the… Read More »

September 2021 Activity Report

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STATEMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS Meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission—September 21, 2021 The Commission held a closed, non-deliberative meeting under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 303 to discuss operational issues in the international maritime trade in Puerto Rico. FMC to Issue Guidance on Complaint Proceedings and Seek Comments on Demurrage and… Read More »