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Nov 01, 2010
Comments of Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye at the Western Cargo Conference (WESCCON)
If the Commission identifies regulatory relief that would not substantially reduce competition or be detrimental to commerce, I believe we may and, that we should, provide this relief.
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Oct 21, 2010
Comments of Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye American Metal Market Scrap and Scrap Substitutes Conference
As you may know, the Shipping Act of 1984 exempts common carriers from the tariff publication requirements and the service contract filing requirements of the Act when they carry “recycled metal scrap.” However, scrap metal shippers are protected by the Shipping Act’s prohibitions contained in chapter 411 of title 46, United States Code.
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Oct 15, 2010
Comments of Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye at the 2010 Midwest Specialty Grains Conference and Trade Show
Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. I was very pleased when Bruce Abbe, Executive Director of the Midwest Shippers Association, asked me to appear here. My remarks reflect my own individual views and are not offered as the official position of the Federal Maritime Commission. During the economic downturn, U.S. importers, exporters, and ocean carriers, like every other sector of the global economy, faced the most significant economic challenges of at least a generation.
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Sep 07, 2010
Winds of Change: Summary of Address on Recent Developments in Maritime Policy and Competition Law
I identified three goals for my tenure on the Commission: First, to use the Commission's regulatory authority to provide economic relief and assist the economic recovery for job growth — both within our ocean transportation industry and among the exporting and importing businesses they serve; Second, to facilitate green efforts and job-creating environmental innovations among our ports, terminals, carriers, and overall supply chain, in a manner consistent with the Commission
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Jun 30, 2010
Commissioner Dye Testifies to Congress Regarding Ocean Vessel Capacity, Shipping Container Availability, and Fact-Finding Investigation Number 26
Statement of Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye Federal Maritime Commission before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation United States House of Representatives
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Results: 137 Article(s) Found.