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Chairman Michael A. Khouri Statement on Demurrage & Detention Interpretive Rule


For many years, American importers and exporters, together with critical transport service providers, such as ocean transportation intermediaries and truck operators, have been frustrated by certain business practices employed by container vessel common carriers and marine terminal operators. Ultimately, an industry coalition filed a petition with the Commission requesting a… Read More »

Chairman Michael Khouri Comments on Fact Finding 29


The global COVID-19 pandemic is having effects throughout our ocean supply chain. I requested Commissioner Rebecca Dye to, once again, stand up the Innovation Teams that were assembled within Fact Finding 28 to identify collaborative solutions to uncertainties and problems in this international supply chain. I am pleased that the… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement


Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted against allowing the Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement to take effect, arguing that the potential negative effects provided sufficient reason for the Commission to intervene. Given that the agreement will take effect despite his vote, he applauds the Commission’s unanimous decision to conduct… Read More »