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FMC Collects $334,000 in Penalty Payments

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December 14, 2015 NR 15-20 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $334,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with five ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common carriers and freight forwarders) and two unlicensed entities operating as ocean… Read More »

FMC Collects $135,000 in Penalty Payments

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September 17, 2015 NR 15-15 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed a compromise agreement with Siem Car Carriers AS, a vessel-operating common carrier based in Oslo, Norway. Earlier this year, Siem Car Carriers submitted a voluntary disclosure to… Read More »

FMC Collects $1,227,500 In Penalty Payments

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August 4, 2015 NR 15-13 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202) 523-5725 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $1,227,500 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with seven non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and one vessel-operating common carrier (VOCC). The… Read More »

$430,000 In Penalty Payments Collected

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June 10, 2015 NR 15-07 Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $430,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with six non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and one freight forwarder. The agreed penalties resulted from investigations conducted by the Commission’s… Read More »

Compromise Agreements Recover $503,000 in Penalties

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October 10, 2014 NR NR 14-13 Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $503,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with five non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs), two unlicensed transport businesses and one vessel-operating common carrier. The agreed penalties resulted… Read More »

Compromise Agreements Recover $350,000 in Penalties

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March 12, 2014 NR 14-03 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Federal Maritime Commission announced that it has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $350,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with a vessel-operating common carrier and three non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs). The agreed penalties resulted from investigations… Read More »

CSAV Pays $625,000 Civil Penalty

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March 5, 2014 NR 14-02 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Federal Maritime Commission announced a compromise agreement reached with Compania Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV). CSAV is a vessel-operating common carrier based in Valparaiso, Chile. As a separate line of business, CSAV operates roll on/roll off (RO/RO) vessels… Read More »

Two Car Carriers Pay $2.3 Million in Penalties

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December 23, 2013 NR 13-19 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202) 523-5725 The Federal Maritime Commission announced compromise agreements reached with two common carriers operating pure car carriers (PCCs) and roll on/roll off (RO/RO) vessels in U.S. inbound and outbound trades. Under these separate agreements, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line),… Read More »

Compromise Agreements Recover $617,500 in Penalties

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October 22, 2013 NR 13-13 Contact: Peter J. King, Director, Bureau of Enforcement (202-523-5783) Media Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Federal Maritime Commission has completed seven compromise agreements recovering a total of $617,500 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with nine non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and freight forwarders located… Read More »