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Fact Finding 29: Advice to the Trade

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Commissioner Rebecca Dye is advising that shippers and truckers may contact the Federal Maritime Commission’s Bureau of Enforcement (BoE) with allegations of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators employing practices or regulations in violation of 46 USC 41102(c) involving non-compliance with the Final Rule published earlier this year by the… Read More »

Commissioner Louis E. Sola Statement on Expanded Supply Chain Investigation

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Earlier this year, the FMC voted unanimously to finalize the interpretive rule addressing detention and demurrage charges in the hopes of improving the situation on the ground and improving the supply chain.  Unfortunately, months later, we find ourselves facing significant congestion at our Nation’s largest seaports and allegations that parties… Read More »

Statement by Commissioner Bentzel on the Supplemental Order to Fact Finding 29 (International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement)

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I strongly support the issuance of the supplemental order to Fact Finding Investigation 29 (FF29) that builds on the important work my colleague Commissioner Rebecca Dye started over a year ago.  Separately, I have been reviewing issues related to the on-going congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long… Read More »

Chairman Michael A. Khouri Statement RE: Fact Finding 29 Supplemental Order

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FMC Chairman Michael A. Khouri made the following comments concerning the expanded investigation scope and authority of Fact Finding 29 initiated in March 2020: As referenced in this Supplemental Order, the primary purpose of the initial Fact Finding 29 was to identify commercial and operational solutions to cargo delivery system… Read More »

Commission Approves Supplemental Order Expanding Fact Finding 29 Authority

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The Federal Maritime Commission yesterday approved a Supplemental Order that expands the authority of Fact Finding 29, “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement”. The Supplemental Order authorizes Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, as the designated Fact Finding Officer, to investigate ocean carriers operating in alliances and calling the Port of Long… Read More »

Commission Extends Temporary Exemption of Certain Service Contract Filing Requirements

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In order to provide continued stability and certainty to ocean carriers and shippers impacted by COVID-19, the Commission will extend regulatory relief for service contract filing requirements until June 2021. The Commission voted unanimously this week to take this action. Commission regulations require the filing of service contracts with the… Read More »

Acting Secretary of DHS Briefed on COVID-19 Impacts to Cruise Industry & Ocean Shipping

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Commissioners Louis E. Sola and Rebecca F. Dye today briefed Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf about the Federal Maritime Commission response to COVID-19, including fact finding investigations examining impacts to the passenger cruise industry and the intermodal freight delivery system. Today’s briefing included representatives from Congressional offices,… Read More »