JANUARY 2021 ACTIVITY REPORT
STATEMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Commission Issues Proposed Rule on Service Contract Filing Relief
The FMC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that, if adopted, will permit ocean carriers to file original service contracts at the agency up to 30 days after going into effect.
The FMC announced it will increase the maximum penalties assessed for statutory violations effective January 15, 2021, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015.
Remarks of Commissioner Maffei to Transportation Club of Tacoma
Prepared remarks of Commissioner Maffei’s presentation to the Transportation Club of Tacoma.
Commissioners Maffei and Bentzel Urge Biden Administration to Prioritize Vaccinations for Maritime Industry
Commissioners Maffei and Bentzel sent a letter to President Biden reiterating the importance of vaccinating the maritime workforce.
DECISIONS, ORDERS, & ENFORCEMENT
Final Rule—Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties (Docket No. 21-01)
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking—Amending Service Contract Filing Requirements (Docket No. 20-220
Notice of Discontinuance of Proceeding—Astra Supply Chain, LLC and TDS Management, LLC v. Orient Star Transport Int’l Ltd. (Docket No. 20-19)
Notice of Discontinuance of Proceeding—Astra Supply Chain, LLC and TDS Management, LLC v. B&Q Freight China Limited (Docket No. 20-20)
Notice of Discontinuance of Proceeding—Astra Supply Chain, LLC and TDS Management, LLC v. Qingdao Perimeter Global Logistics Co. Ltd. And Premier Global Logistics LLC (Docket No. 20-21)
COMPETITION & AGREEMENTS
Dole Ocean Cargo Express/King Ocean Services Limited, Inc. (Agreement No. 011790-004)
Crowley/Seaboard Costa Rica & Panama Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201265-001)
Australia New Zealand South Pacific Islands Agreement (Agreement No. 201295-001)
NPDL/PFLG Slot Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201329-001)
OTI Licensing Activity
Revocations & Surrenders 18
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