FEBRUARY 2021 ACTIVITY REPORT - Federal Maritime Commission
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Information Demand on Detention & Demurrage Practices to Be Issued

Commissioner Dye announced she will issue information demand orders to ocean carriers and marine terminal operators to determine if legal obligations related to detention and demurrage practices are being met.

Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 17, 2021

A Sunshine Meeting Act notice was issued advising of a non-public meeting of the FMC.

Chairman Khouri Letter to the Editor, Lloyd’s List

Chairman Khouri released a Letter to the Editor sent to Lloyd’s List in response to an Opinion piece suggesting that regulatory agencies are an impediment to addressing the issue of misdeclared hazardous cargoes.

Commissioner Maffei Visits Port Newark Container Terminal

Commissioner Maffei visited the Port of New York and New Jersey, meeting with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey staff and touring the Port Newark Container Terminal.

Commissioner Sola Statement on Canada’s Decision to Bar Cruise Vessels From Their Waters Until February 2022

Commissioner Sola issued a statement in response to interim orders issued by the Government of Canada regarding the operation of pleasure craft and cruise vessels in Canadian waters.

Statement by Commissioner Bentzel on the Commission’s Demand Order

Commissioner Bentzel issued a statement supporting the issuance of information demand orders as part of the Fact Finding 29 investigation.

Statement by Commissioner Bentzel: The Health of Our Maritime Industry Will Lead Our Economy Back

Commissioner Bentzel provided a guest editorial to The Beacon, the publication of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay.

Commissioner Bentzel Interviewed on CNBC

Commissioner Bentzel appeared on the CNBC show “The Exchange” where he was interviewed on the topic of “Why shipping container costs are soaring”.

January 2021 Activity Report


Agreements Filed

Caribbean Shipowners Association (Agreement No. 010979-066)

Florida Shipowners Group Agreement (Agreement No. 011953-014)

Siem Car Carriers AS/Hyundai Glovic Co., Ltd. Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 012161-003)

Hapag-Lloyd/Maersk Slot Exchange Agreement (Agreement No. 201251-003)

Maersk/Zim Gulf-ECSA Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201258-001)

THE Alliance/Evergreen Vessel Sharing Agreement (Agreement No. 201353)

CMA CGM/COSCO Jamaica-Puerto Rico Space Charter (Agreement No. 201354)

NPDL/PFLG Slot Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201355)

PFLG/NPDL Slot Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201356)

Sallaum Lines/Liberty Global Logistics LLC Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201357)


OTI Licensing Activity

Applications 64

Revocations & Surrenders 27

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