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Commission Meeting Scheduled for September 8, 2011

August 31, 2011

Sunshine Act Meeting

Time and Date:
Thursday, September 8, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.

800 North Capitol Street, N.W.
First Floor Hearing Room
Washington, D.C.

Part of the meeting will be in Open Session and the remainder of the meeting will be in Closed Session.

Matters to be Considered:

Open Session

  1. Staff Briefing and Recommendation Concerning Draft Proposed Rule Revising Passenger Vessel Financial Responsibility Requirements, 46 C.F.R. Part 540, and Form FMC-131
  2. Staff Recommendation and Discussion Concerning Proposed Modification of 46 C.F.R. § 530.8(c)(2) for Index-based Service Contracts

Closed Session

  1. Staff Update and Discussion of PierPass Traffic Mitigation Fee
  2. Staff Briefing and Discussion Concerning Slow Steaming and Bunker Fuel Surcharges

Karen V. Gregory