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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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Jun 08, 2011
Commissioner Mario Cordero Joins the Commission
Mario Cordero of Long Beach, CA, has been sworn in as a Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2014. Commissioner Cordero was nominated by President Barack Obama on September 17, 2010, and confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 2011.
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May 19, 2011
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Pays $1.2 Million in Penalties
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. stated: “These penalties should serve as a reminder that the Commission’s hard-working Area Representatives and Bureau of Enforcement remain vigilant on the shipping public’s behalf. If you’re violating the law, sooner or later, we will find you, and the consequences can be serious.”
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