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FMC New Orleans Office to Host Presentation on FMC Dispute Resolution Services and Update on Commission Initiatives, November 16, 2012

November 9, 2012

Press Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725)
New Orleans Contact: Bruce N. Johnson, Sr., Area Representative (504-589-6662)

The Federal Maritime Commission’s New Orleans Office will host a presentation on dispute resolution services offered by the Commission and provide an update on Commission initiatives on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Ms. Jennifer M. Gartlan, Deputy Director, Office of Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services, will give a presentation on Commission ADR services available to assist shippers, ocean transportation intermediaries, carriers, cruise operators and passengers, and other industry participants in resolving problems related to ocean transportation activities.

Friday, November 16, 2012; 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

U.S. Customhouse
Room 316
New Orleans, LA

Please RSVP to: Bruce N. Johnson, Sr., Area Representative, (504-589-6662)

The Federal Maritime Commission is the federal agency responsible for regulating the nation’s international ocean transportation for the benefit of American exporters, importers, and consumers. The FMC’s mission is to foster a fair, efficient, and reliable international ocean transportation system while protecting the public from unfair and deceptive practices.