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Joint Shanghai Shipping Exchange, FMC Press Conference on October 13, 2011

October 11, 2011

Contact: Rachel E. Dickon, Assistant Secretary (202-523-5725)

A joint press conference will be hosted with Shanghai Shipping Exchange President Zhang Ye and FMC Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. on Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. President Zhang and Chairman Lidinsky will deliver brief remarks and then answer questions on the visit to Washington this week by a delegation from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, and on related issues that concern the Exchange or the Commission.

When:
Thursday, October 13, 2011 – 11:00 a.m.

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

To expedite the security process, please RSVP for the event to secretary@fmc.gov. Please arrive early to ensure adequate time for passing through security.

The Federal Maritime Commission is the federal agency responsible for regulating the nation’s international ocean transportation for the benefit of exporters, importers, and the American consumer. 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.