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Oct 05, 2011
Two Actions Approved: Inquiry into Disparities that Drive U.S.-Bound Cargo to Canadian and Mexican Ports, and Proposed Rule for Service Contracts that Link Rates to Freight Indices
During its meeting today, the Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously to begin a Notice of Inquiry into disparities that may be causing U.S.-bound cargo to be driven to Canadian and Mexican ports. In a separate action, the Commission also voted unanimously to approve a proposed rule to provide flexibility and certainty to ocean carriers and customers who use service contracts with rates linked to freight-rate indices.
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Sep 16, 2011
Additional Information Requested From Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement by FMC
The Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement (CCM), FMC Agreement No. 011962-007, was sent today a request from the Federal Maritime Commission to provide additional information concerning Amendment No. 007. The Commission's request for additional information delays the effectiveness of the amendment until 45 days after the parties have submitted the requested information and documents.
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Sep 08, 2011
FMC Votes to Move Forward on Cruise Line Passenger Financial Protections and Rules for Service Contracts that Link Rates to Freight Indices
During its meeting today, the Federal Maritime Commission voted to issue a proposed rule to strengthen protections for cruise line customer deposits and prepayments, and to reduce financial responsibility requirements for small cruise lines. In a separate action, the Commission also voted to initiate a rulemaking to provide flexibility and certainty to ocean carriers and customers who use service contracts with rates linked to freight rate indices.
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Sep 07, 2011
President Obama Re-Nominates Commissioner Khouri as FMC Commissioner
On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, President Obama sent to the Senate the nomination of Commissioner Michael A. Khouri for a new, five-year term as Federal Maritime Commissioner, expiring June 30, 2016.
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Jul 14, 2011
Cruise Line Passenger Protections to be Strengthened by FMC
The Federal Maritime Commission voted yesterday to initiate a rulemaking to strengthen protections for cruise line customer deposits and prepayments, and to reduce financial responsibility requirements for small cruise lines. Under the Commission’s regulations, cruise lines must file evidence of financial responsibility to ensure that passengers will be able to obtain refunds if their cruises are cancelled.​
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