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Aug 08, 2016
Online Registration Renewal System Available for Foreign-Based NVOCCs
FMC launches automated renewal process for foreign-based registered NVOCCs.
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Aug 02, 2016
New Automated Agreement Filing System Launched
The FMC launched its new eAgreements filing system today giving VOCCs and MTOs the ability to file agreements electronically.
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Jul 21, 2016
FMC Votes on Rulemakings, Provides Briefings on Global Shipping Issues
Public comment will be sought on proposed rules on agreements and service contracts/NVOCC service arrangements.​
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Jul 19, 2016
Former Congressman Daniel B. Maffei Joins the FMC
Daniel B. Maffei was sworn-in as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2017
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Jun 30, 2016
Senate Confirms Three to Serve on Federal Maritime Commission
Commissioners Dye and Khouri were re-confirmed to serve, and Daniel B. Maffei was confirmed to serve as a new FMC Commissioner
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Jun 27, 2016
Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement Clears FMC Regulatory Review
Shippers provided flexible approach to meet new SOLAS reporting requirements for weighing containers.​
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May 12, 2016
FMC Collects $840,000 In Penalty Payments
FMC reaches compromise agreements with licensed OTIs and a foreign-based NVOCC to address alleged Shipping Act violations.
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May 03, 2016
FMC’s Supply Chain Innovation Teams Launched Today
Industry leaders will be working in teams to develop process innovations that will improve the reliability, resilience, and competitiveness of our global supply chain.
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Apr 25, 2016
Haimark Line, Ltd Cancels Future Cruises – Notice and Information for Passengers
Passengers embarking at U.S. ports will be refunded from the escrow account administered by the Federal Maritime Commission.
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Apr 20, 2016
FMC Briefed on Supply Chain Innovation Team Launch and Seeks Comment on Two Rulemakings
Commissioner’s discussed Innovation Team launch, web-based agreement filing and library, and rule updates.​
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Mar 15, 2016
Chairman Cordero Testifies to Congress Regarding FY 2017 FMC Budget
Chairman Cordero discusses the FMC’s previous accomplishments and planned activities for FY 2016 and 2017 in support of regulatory mission.
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Mar 08, 2016
Chairman Cordero Testifies to Congress Regarding The State of the U.S. Maritime Industry: The Federal Role
The Chairman testified before the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Subcommittee
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Feb 18, 2016
FMC Seeks Comment on Three Advance Notices of Rulemaking and Finalizes a Fourth
Agreement, service contract, and user fee proposals to be released for public comment; attorney-fee rule finalized.
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Feb 18, 2016
FMC Collects $520,000 in Penalty Payments
FMC reaches compromise agreements with several OTIs and one vessel-operating common carrier.
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Feb 01, 2016
Chairman Cordero Announces Commissioner Dye to Lead Supply Chain Innovation Project
FMC has voted unanimously to issue an Order directing Commissioner Dye to lead Supply Chain Innovation Teams
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Dec 16, 2015
Commission Briefed on PierPASS and NY/NJ Port Initiatives
Monitoring of PierPASS competitive impact continues and Commission briefed on other matters.
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Dec 14, 2015
FMC Collects $334,000 in Penalty Payments
FMC reaches compromise agreements with several licensed and non-licensed OTIs to resolve allegations of Shipping Act violations.
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Dec 08, 2015
FMC Recognized as 2015 Most Improved Small Agency
FMC receives 2015 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government award for Most Improved Small Federal Agency
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Nov 17, 2015
Carrier/MTO Agreement Rule Revisions to be Proposed
Staff to prepare a notice seeking comments on possible agreement rule revisions.
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Oct 08, 2015
Mario Cordero Reconfirmed as Commissioner
Today, Mario Cordero was reconfirmed as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission
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Sep 17, 2015
FMC Collects $135,000 in Penalty Payments
FMC reaches compromise agreement with Siem Car Carriers AS to resolve allegations of Shipping Act violations.​
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Sep 02, 2015
FMC Requests Additional Information from OAKMTOA
This request will delay the effective date of the proposed agreement amendment.
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