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Mar 21, 2017
Commissioner Cordero’s Keynote Address at Capital Link’s 11th Annual International Shipping & Offshore Forum
Commissioner Cordero was invited to deliver the Keynote Address during the maritime finance organization’s annual forum in New York.
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Feb 02, 2017
Commissioner Cordero’s Remarks to NY/NJ Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association
Commissioner Cordero was invited to speak as a former recipient of the organization’s Person of the Year award. It was the organization’s 100th anniversary.
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Jan 13, 2017
FMC Chairman Discusses Ports, Shipping, Maritime Infrastructure, and Port Efficiencies with Key Members of Congress
Key Members of Congress interested in ports, shipping, and infrastructure hosted Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero for a conversation yesterday about trends in these sectors and their contributions to the American economy.
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Dec 06, 2016
Chairman Cordero Statement to AAPA XXV Latin American Congress of Ports
Chairman Cordero told the audience at AAPA XXV Latin American Congress of Ports that efficient ports are drivers of economic development that can help build value chains, and be beneficial in attracting business from ocean carriers seeking gateways with well developed landside transportation connections.​
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Nov 04, 2016
Cordero Addresses World Shipping Summit 2016 in Shanghai
Chairman Cordero traveled to Shanghai, China where he addressed the World Shipping Summit, and met with U.S. and Chinese government officials, think tanks, industry groups, and companies delving into issues challenging the carrier industry.
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Oct 28, 2016
Copenhagen Event is Forum for Addressing Issues & Future of Container Shipping
Chairman Cordero travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark to participate in the Danish Maritime Forum
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Oct 12, 2016
Chairman Cordero's TOC Remarks
Chairman Mario Cordero attended the TOC Americas Conference in Cancun, Mexico where he spoke about the benefits of increasing trade between the United States and Latin America.
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Sep 29, 2016
Cordero Urges Industry Collaboration to Overcome Hanjin Challenges
FMC Chairman Cordero urges industry to work cooperatively and find pragmatic solutions to intermodal equipment issues related to the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy.
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Sep 29, 2016
Cordero Represents FMC at International Shipping Forum
Chairman briefed the Consultative Shipping Group on Hanjin bankruptcy and other key industry developments.​
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Sep 07, 2016
Shipping Act of 1916 Centennial—Legislation Established Forerunner of FMC
President Woodrow Wilson signed the Shipping Act of 1916 into law on September 7, 1916 creating the U.S. Shipping Board, predecessor of the FMC.
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Aug 18, 2016
Cordero Meets With Great Lakes Constituents in Cleveland
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero visited Cleveland earlier this week to meet with executives, officials, and mariners involved in Great Lakes related supply chain, port, shipping, and manufacturing endeavors.
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Aug 02, 2016
Cordero Malcom McLean Award Acceptance Speech
Chairman Cordero was honored by the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers as its 2016 Malcom McLean Award winner. In his remarks, Cordero commented on the legacy of the late Mr. McLean and the need for ports across the Nation to increase terminal productivity and efficiency.
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Jul 20, 2016
Cordero Joins Commemoration of First Neo-Panamax Vessel to Call Miami
Chairman Cordero travelled to southern Florida where he joined Federal, state, and local officials to welcome the first “Neo-Panamax” vessel calling PortMiami.
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Jun 29, 2016
Announcements About Gate Weights Are Encouraging Sign for Smooth VGM Implementation
Cordero noted that in recent days at least four ocean carriers have published customer advisories stating that each will accept weights determined by scales at marine terminals as suitable for the purposes of reporting the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of a container.
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Jun 27, 2016
FMC Chairman Attends Panama Canal Expansion Opening Ceremony
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero yesterday witnessed the historic opening of the newly expanded Panama Canal as a member of the official United States Delegation.
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Jun 22, 2016
Cordero Says Facilitating Exports a Key Goal of FMC
Cordero addressed the Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s Annual Meeting, where he said achieving congestion mitigation at American ports and reducing obstacles to the efficient flow of export shipments are two important goals of the Federal Maritime Commission.
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Jun 16, 2016
Cordero Urges Ocean Carriers to Accept Obvious Path to VGM Compliance
With the implementation date for new container weighing requirements 14-days away, Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero said the time has come for ocean carriers to embrace the obvious solution to achieving compliance that Marine Terminal Operators can offer.
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Jun 16, 2016
FMC’s Fourth Annual Port Environmental Initiatives Forum Highlights Cutting Edge of Sustainability
Panelists focused on how cutting edge technologies in port design and management are being envisioned to enhance economic and environmental efficiencies at ports.
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Jun 09, 2016
FMC Chairman Addresses US-China Regulatory & Enforcement Issues at Bilateral Talks in California
Consolidation of shipping lines, realignment of carriers alliances, environmental improvements in the shipping industry, and achieving supply chain efficiencies were all among topics addressed during the U.S.-China Bilateral Maritime Consultations held in Los Angeles last week.
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Jun 03, 2016
Cordero Reaction to WCMTOA & OAKMTOA VGM Announcement
Announcements yesterday regarding procedures for weighing containers and transmitting that information to ocean carriers represents a positive step toward helping shippers meet new reporting standards​
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May 23, 2016
Chairman Mario Cordero Statement on National Maritime Day
Chairman Cordero saluted our Merchant Marine for their dedication to furthering trade and security and noted that our Nation is dependent on oceanborne international trade, and the importance of assure our domestic ports and intermodal networks are sufficient to continue to bring benefits to American consumers and exporters.
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May 12, 2016
Chairman Cordero Says New Alliances Demand Aggressive Oversight
The restructuring of the ocean carrier alliance system, triggered by merger and acquisition activities by shipping companies, is a logical business development, but if not carefully monitored and regulated, could also represent a move toward reduced services for shippers.
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May 04, 2016
Chairman Cordero Applauds USCG Statement on Container Weights
Chairman Cordero made his comments in Oakland, CA, as a panelist during the May 2, 2016 conversation hosted by Women in Logistics (WIL) and the Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC).
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Apr 27, 2016
Chairman Cordero Meets with Cotton Club Members
Chairman Cordero spoke with Cotton Club members about the role of the agency in maritime, trade, promoting competition, the impact of alliances, and the FMC’s mission.
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Apr 25, 2016
Chairman’s Statement on Earth Day
I am committed to continuing working with industry stakeholders on designing deliberate and responsible steps to cut carbon pollution to slow the effects of climate change.
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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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Apr 19, 2016
FMC Chairman Seeks Direct Engagement on Container Weight Issue
Chairman Mario Cordero today made the following statement regarding the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) amendments implementation.
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Apr 15, 2016
Cordero Addresses New England Regional Trade Group
Chairman Mario Cordero delivered a speech in Newport, Rhode Island to the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT) in which he underscored the Commission’s concern for issues that impact shippers’ supply chains, but said the FMC cannot act with the benefit of facts and evidence of harm.​
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Results: 29 Article(s) Found.