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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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May 12, 2011
Container Freight Index and Derivatives Working Group Launched
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. today announced the formation of an internal Container Freight Index and Derivatives Working Group. The working group will gather information, research, analyze, consult with other government agencies, and advise the Commission on issues arising from the use of container freight rate indices in service contracts and index-based derivative transactions.
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May 12, 2011
Household Goods and Personal Property Shipping Practices Recommendations Approved by FMC
At its meeting on May 11, 2011, the Federal Maritime Commission unanimously approved for action a series of recommendations contained in the Final Report for Fact Finding Investigation No. 27. The Commission initiated this non-adjudicatory investigation on June 23, 2010, to develop a record on the nature, scope, and frequency of potentially unfair, unlawful, or deceptive practices in the shipping of household goods or personal property within the Commission's jurisdiction.
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Apr 22, 2011
Court Bars Indigo Logistics, LLC, Liliya Ivanenko, and Leonid Ivanenko from Illegal Ocean Freight Forwarding Activities
A federal court has barred Indigo Logistics, LLC, located in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, from violating the Shipping Act by acting as an ocean freight forwarder without a Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)-issued license or proof of financial responsibility. Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr. issued the preliminary injunction order in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on April 15, 2011.
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Apr 21, 2011
Maersk Line Receives FMC Chairman’s Earth Day Award
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. today announced that Maersk Line has received the Chairman’s Earth Day Award for innovation and environmental leadership in vessel operation, vessel design, and efforts to increase carbon emissions transparency. This is the second annual award given by the FMC Chairman for the ocean shipping industry’s top leaders on environmental issues. Last year’s recipient was the Port of Los Angeles for the air quality improvements from its Clean​
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