October 2019 Activity Report - Federal Maritime Commission
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October 2019 Activity Report



Statement of Chairman Michael Khouri Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement, FMC No. 201292

Chairman Khouri issued a statement that he voted to not allow the Agreement to become effective under the Shipping Act of 1984 because the FMC does not have subject matter jurisdiction over the Agreement.

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Docket Nos. 16-01, 16-07, 16-10, and 16-11

Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei concurred in part and dissented in part with the Commission’s decision in the above docketed cases.

Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei to Attend Global Maritime Forum Annual Summit

On October 30th and 31st, 2019, Commissioner Maffei attended the Global Maritime Forum Annual Summit in Singapore.

Commissioner Sola Meets with Ex-Im President Reed

Commissioner Louis Sola and Kimberly A. Reed, President and Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States met recently to discuss issues related to international trade.

Commissioners Maffei & Sola Travel to Gulf of Mexico Ports

Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Louis E. Sola traveled to several ports in the southeast to tour facilities and meet with industry stakeholders.

September 2019 Activity Report


Memorandum Opinion and Order—“In Re: Vehicle Carrier Services” (Docket Nos. 16-01, 16-07, 16-10, 16-11)

Notice Not to Review—“Logfret, Inc. v. Kirsha, B.V., Leendert Johanness Bergwerff a/k/a Hans Bergwerff, Lina Sieval (Docket No. 18-10)

(Initial Decision Granting Motion to Dismiss—“Logfret, Inc. v. Kirsha, B.V., Leendert Johanness Bergwerff a/k/a Hans Bergwerff, and Linda Sieval)

Order Granting Hearing—“Possible Revocation of Passenger Vessel Operator Performance Certificate No. P1397 Great Northern & Southern Navigation Co., LLC DBA French America Line” (Docket No. 19-08)

Direct Final Rule Request for Comments—“Delegations to Bureau of Enforcement and Enforcement Procedures” (Docket No. 19-07)

Withdrawal of Proposed Rule—“Ocean Common Carrier and Marine Terminal Operator Agreements Subject to the Shipping Act of 1984” (Docket No. 16-04)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking—“Regulatory Amendments Implementing the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018” (Docket No. 19-06)


Agreements Filed

Maritime Credit Agreement (Agreement No. 011961)

South Atlantic Chassis Pool Agreement (Agreement No. 011980-002)

Hapag-Lloyd/Zim Mediterranean Slot Exchange Agreement (Agreement No. 012276-001)

Memorandum Agreement of December 14, 1983 Concerning Assessments to Pay ILWU-PMA Employee Benefit Costs (Agreement No. 201103-14)

Sealand/CMA CGM AGAS Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201321)

Maersk/Matson Space Charter Agreement (Agreement No. 201322)


OTI Licensing Activity

Applications 64

Revocations & Surrenders 14

Reissuances 2

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