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Feb 16, 2012
Study of the EU’s 2008 Repeal of Liner Shipping Competition Law Exemption Released
The FMC today released its Bureau of Trade Analysis’s Study of the 2008 Repeal of the Liner Conference Exemption from European Union Competition Law . The primary issue addressed in the multi-year Study is: What impact has the repeal of the liner conference block exemption in Europe had on U.S. liner trades? The study was launched in response to concerns that the European Union’s (EU’s) repeal might produce freight rate reductions in EU liner trades relative to US liner trades.
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Feb 15, 2012
Compromise Agreements Recover $490,000 in Penalties
The Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $490,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with eight non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and with related companies. The agreed penalties resulted from investigations conducted by the Commission’s Area Representatives in New York, Seattle, and Los Angeles. Staff attorneys with the Bureau of Enforcement negotiated the compromise agreements. The parties settled and agreed to penalties, but did not admit to violations of the Act or the Commission’s regulations.
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Dec 01, 2011
Michael A. Khouri Confirmed as FMC Commissioner by Senate
The United States Senate confirmed President Obama’s nomination of Michael A. Khouri on November 18, 2011 as Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2016. Commissioner Khouri will be sworn in for his second term as Commissioner in the next several weeks.
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Nov 07, 2011
Chairman Lidinsky Concludes European Consultations and Maritime Law Conference
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. returned last week from a series of consultations with maritime and competition regulatory counterparts in Brussels and London, and an address to the 17th Annual Conference of the European Maritime Law Organisation.
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Oct 21, 2011
Shanghai Shipping Exchange Delegation Visits FMC
Last week, the Federal Maritime Commission was pleased to host a delegation from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). During the visit, Commissioners and Staff held meetings with SSE President Zhang Ye, Vice President Wang Dongjiang, Deputy Director Zhang Huaping, Manager Liu Yue, and Secretary Wang Jiabin.
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