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Jul 21, 2015
Northwest Seaport Alliance Clears FMC Regulatory Review
FMC votes to allow Port of Seattle/Port of Tacoma Alliance Agreement to become effective as scheduled on July 23, 2015.
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Jul 20, 2015
Chairman Cordero calls for Transparency in PierPASS operations under the West Coast MTO Agreement.
In light of the recent 4 percent fee increase, I believe that PierPASS and the thirteen terminals at the LA and Long Beach Ports should justify the continued need for the Traffic Mitigation Fee, as well as the sustainability of annual TMF increases.
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Jun 24, 2015
Commission Takes Action on Several Regulatory Matters
Updated with FMC Order Regarding PPOIA.
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Jun 18, 2015
Maritime Summit between Commission, US and China Boosts Cooperation
Maritime regulators from the EU, the US, and the People’s Republic of China met in Brussels for second Maritime Summit; announced renewed intention to cooperate.
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Jun 03, 2015
Chairman Cordero Participated in the Finished Vehicle Logistics North America Conference
Chairman Cordero speaks on a panel about the challenges in maintaining the growth of the automotive transportation industry.
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Jun 01, 2015
Chairman Cordero Addresses the Ocean Shipping & Trade Summit
Chairman’s keynote address at the Summit focused on recent U.S. port agreements filed at the FMC designed to address common challenges including port congestion.
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May 06, 2015
Chairman Mario Cordero Nomination Hearing Testimony
Chairman Cordero's testimony to the The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on nomination.
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Apr 29, 2015
Chairman Cordero addresses the Port of Long Beach Pulse of the Ports - Peak Season Forecast Program
Chairman Cordero appeared at the Port of Long Beach’s annual Pulse of the Ports - Peak Season Forecast Program, along with six industry panelists.
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Apr 21, 2015
Chairman Cordero Addresses the Professional Environmental Management Association at its Annual Ports Program
The Chairman spoke about congestion at U.S. ports and the role of sustainable development of ports and related transportation infrastructure.
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Mar 23, 2015
Chairman Cordero Addresses the Congressional Ports Caucus
In his March 17, 2015 remarks before the Congressional Ports Caucus, Chairman Cordero discussed the growth in U.S. ocean commerce, the congestion challenges facing U.S. ports and the prospects for resolving those problems.
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Mar 11, 2015
Chairman’s Earth Day Award Nominations Open
Update: Deadline for submissions extended to March 30, 2015.
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Feb 25, 2015
Chairman Cordero Testifies to Congress Regarding FY 2016 FMC Budget
Chairman Cordero discusses FMC’s previous accomplishments and planned activities for FY 2015 and 2016 in support of regulatory mission.
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Feb 21, 2015
ILWU and PMA Resolve Dispute
FMC Welcomes resolution of dispute between ILWU and PMA
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Oct 30, 2014
Chairman Cordero Addresses Maritime Administrative Bar Association
In his October 22, 2014 remarks before the Maritime Administrative Bar Association (MABA), Chairman Cordero discussed the depth and scope of several recently filed carrier alliances and vessel sharing agreements, port congestion and the FMC’s efforts to encourage discussion among industry stakeholders through its Public Forums, and the Commission’s recently published NPR proposing updates to the Commission’s Ocean Transportation Intermediary Rules.
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Oct 29, 2014
CCM Amendment Clears FMC Review
Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement amendment becomes effective as scheduled without further delay on November 1st.
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Oct 15, 2014
Chairman’s Statement on Mediation Week
The FMC provides free and confidential mediation services to help regulated entities and the shipping public resolve shipping disputes.
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Sep 17, 2014
5th Annual PortTech Los Angeles EXPO
Chairman Cordero addressed participants at the 5th Annual PortTech Los Angeles EXPO on September 17, 2014.
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Sep 09, 2014
Chairman Cordero Addresses South Carolina International Trade Conferen
Chairman Cordero’s keynote address at the 41st Annual South Carolina International Trade Conference, recognized U.S. ports as paramount to increasing international trade and providing economic benefits.​
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