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Apr 13, 2010
Comments of FMC Commissioner Michael A. Khouri at the 2010 Global Liner Shipping Conference
I am pleased to be with you today and I want to thank Containerization International for the invitation to speak. My remarks today reflect my own individual views and thoughts. They are not offered as the official positions of the United States or the Federal Maritime Commission. This was my first vote at the FMC and I believe the Commission's action will foster competition, provide a benefit to the shipping public, and be good for the economy.
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Mar 17, 2010
Chairman Lidinsky Testifies to Congress Regarding Vessel Capacity Issues and FMC Fact Finding Investigation
Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for this opportunity to present my views and answer your questions on behalf of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC or Commission) regarding the difficulties exporters and importers are experiencing due to the lack of available vessel capacity.​
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Mar 03, 2010
Opening Statement of Commissioner Joseph E. Brennan: Hearing of the Federal Maritime Commission on Passenger Vessel Financial Responsibility
I am pleased that the Commission is holding this public hearing. Revising the financial responsibility requirements of passenger vessels has been on the Commission’s agenda for about 16 years. Last September, the Commission discontinued a rulemaking from 2002 because the record had become outdated. Now we are seeking the most current information again. I am especially interested in whether the current $15 million cap is adequate to protect passenger deposits. The Commission has not increase​
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Feb 25, 2010
Chairman Lidinsky Testifies to Congress Regarding FY 2011 FMC Budget
The President’s budget for the Federal Maritime Commission (“the Commission” or “FMC”) provides $25,498,000 for Fiscal Year 2011. This represents an increase of $1,363,000 over our Fiscal Year 2010 appropriation and funds 132 work years of employment.
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Feb 19, 2010
Citing Consumer Protection, Commissioner Brennan Opposes Elimination of NVO Rate Tariff Requirements
At a meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission, Commissioner Joseph E. Brennan, former governor and congressman from Maine, voiced his opposition to a petition that seeks to exempt non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) from publishing rate tariffs online and adhering to them.
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Results: 137 Article(s) Found.