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Nov 19, 2014
Commissioner Doyle votes in favor of requesting additional information from the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) parties
Commissioner William P. Doyle voted in favor of requesting additional information from the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) parties on their proposed amendment to permanently include the westbound trans-Pacific trade as part of the TSA. Commissioner Doyle also addressed the separate issue of port congestion.
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Nov 13, 2014
Commissioner Doyle briefs Commission on Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Port Congestion Forum
Commissioner William P. Doyle briefed the Federal Maritime Commission regarding the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Port Congestion Forum held in Baltimore in October. As identified at this forum, the key issues related to port congestion include, but are not limited to, chassis shortage and dislocation, long truck turn times, larger vessels discharging cargo and vessel bunching. The Commission has held four forums on the topic of port congestion.
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Nov 13, 2014
Commissioner William P. Doyle gives remarks before the World Trade Association of Philadelphia
On November 7, 2014, Commissioner Doyle spoke to the World Trade Association of Philadelphia. Topics included a review of FMC activity on vessel alliances, port alliances, and port congestion.
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Oct 09, 2014
Commissioner Doyle Votes on Maersk/MSC (2M) Vessel Sharing Agreement
I am in favor of not taking any further action to delay the implementation of this vessel sharing agreement, popularly known as 2M. Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company answered all my questions over the past forty-five days. The Commission will implement its typical monitoring program. The Commission’s monitoring program should be reevaluated to fully ensure that all Alliances play by the rules. I am committed to ensuring that this happens.
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Oct 08, 2014
Commissioner Doyle' Remarks to the 14th annual Port of New York-New Jersey Port Industry Day
Commissioner Doyle speaks on the topic of easing port congestion at the 14th annual Port of New York-New Jersey Port Industry Day at 4 World Trade Center, New York, NY.
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Sep 26, 2014
Doyle Votes to Post Notice in Federal Register on OTI Regs; Gives Speech at Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers Conference
Commissioner Doyle voted in favor of posting in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking titled Amendments to Regulations Governing Ocean Transportation Intermediary Licensing and Financial Responsibility Requirements, and General Duties. Below are recent comments presented by Commissioner Doyle to the National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association of America Government Affairs Conference in Washington, DC.
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Sep 26, 2014
Public Forum on U.S. Port Congestion - Mid-Atlantic and Northeast
Updated with comments: Commissioner Doyle hosting Mid-Atlantic and Northeast port congestion forum, October 1 at Port of Baltimore. Commissioner Lidinsky will co-host.
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Sep 22, 2014
Agenda for Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Port Congestion Forum
Commissioner William P. Doyle and Commissioner Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. posted the agenda for the Federal Maritime Commission Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Port Congestion Forum
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Jul 21, 2014
Commissioner Doyle Applauds Commissioner Lidinsky's Update of Important Report
This is the second anniversary of the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) 2012 "Study of U.S. Inland Containerized Cargo Moving through Canadian and Mexican Seaports" (FMC Ports Study). Over the past year there have been some significant developments which will make U.S. ports more competitive with their Canadian and Mexican counterparts on issues identified in the FMC Ports Study.
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Jun 19, 2014
Commissioner Doyle on P3 Final Decision
Commissioner Doyle comments on the P3 Final Decision
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Jun 18, 2014
Commission Statement on the P3 Agreement
The Commission notes the Chinese Ministry of Commerce decision on the P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement​
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Jun 17, 2014
Commissioner Doyle’ Remarks to Widener University School of Law Alumni Association, Washington, DC
Commissioner Doyle shares with Widener University School of Law alumni the role of the Federal Maritime Commission.
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Jun 04, 2014
FMC Commissioner Doyle’s keynote address to LNG Bunkering North America conference Vancouver, Canada
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering in North America is moving forward. Quite frankly, it needs to move forward. There is an abundant supply of natural gas in North America. Utilizing natural gas as a marine fuel would help ship owners and operators comply with the MARPOL Annex VI requirements to reduce air pollution from ocean-going vessels.
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May 15, 2014
LNG as a Marine Fuel: Commissioner Doyle’s Prepared Remarks at the LNG Export & Infrastructure Conference
FMC Commissioner William P. Doyle addressed the LNG Export & Infrastructure Conference in Calgary, Canada today and discussed LNG as a Marine Fuel
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May 15, 2014
Commissioner Doyle Discusses the Outlook of Forthcoming Supply Projects from Canada and USA in the Global LNG Play
Commissioner Doyle Discusses the Outlook of Forthcoming Supply Projects from Canada and USA in the Global LNG Play
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May 13, 2014
Commissioner Doyle's Remarks at May 12, 2014 M/V NOVA STAR Christening
Commissioner William P. Doyle attended the christening of the M/V NOVA STAR at the Black Falcon Terminal in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday, May 12, 2014.
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Apr 14, 2014
William P. Doyle Surveys Construction Sites of Expanded Panama Canal; Provides Latest Updates
U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner William P. Doyle meets with senior executives of the Panama Canal Authority the week of April 6, 2014. Doyle viewed construction sites on the Pacific side and received extensive updates on several of the projects-- including Third Set of Locks—Water Saving Basins; Rolling Gates; Excavation of the Navigation Channels; Dredging; Gatun Lake and Culebra Cut; and Raising Gatun Lake's Maximum Operating Level.
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Apr 02, 2014
Commissioner William P. Doyle Votes on amended G6 Alliance Agreement
Commissioner Doyle votes on the amended G6 Alliance Agreement. I have reviewed the comments submitted by the public, submitted my own questions to the G6 Parties as part of the Commission’s request for additional information (RFAI), and reviewed the G6 Parties’ RFAI responses.
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Mar 20, 2014
Commissioner William P. Doyle Votes on P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement
Commissioner Doyle votes on the P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement. I have reviewed all the comments submitted by the public, submitted my own questions to the P3 Parties as part of the Commission’s request for additional information (RFAI), and reviewed the P3 Parties’ RFAI responses.
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Mar 10, 2014
Commissioner Doyle’s Prepared Remarks to the Global Shippers’ Forum Annual Meeting
U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner Doyle addressed the Global Shippers Forum in Los Angeles today and discussed Ro/Ro price fixing matters, the newly approved cooperation agreement between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, the first PVO company to take advantage of the alternative bonding mechanisms, China VAT, Commission's 6 (g) Analysis and the Suez/Panama Canal routes.
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Feb 28, 2014
FMC Grants First Request to Provide Alternative Financial Responsibility
The FMC granted a passenger vessel operator a decrease in the amount of financial responsibility it is required to maintain to reimburse passengers when an operator fails to perform cruises as contracted.
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Feb 12, 2014
Registration Now Open for China VAT Webcast
Registration Now Open for TaxWatch Webcast--Taxation in China: VAT Treatment of International Transportation of Goods, Recent Changes Significant for Maritime Industry
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Feb 04, 2014
Commissioner Doyle announces KPMG TaxWatch Webcast on China VAT Issue; New explanation issued from China on definition of “agents” in Circular 106
Industry briefing scheduled for March 6, 2014 concerning the latest information on China’s Value Added Tax regime and its impact on the maritime industry.
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Jan 15, 2014
Commissioner William P. Doyle votes to request additional information from G6 parties
Citing consumer interests, U.S.-flag international fleet, small businesses, suppliers and third parties such as terminals, vendors and bunker operators, Doyle submits additional questions to the G6 parties.​
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Dec 19, 2013
People’s Republic of China Provides Clarity to its Recently Implemented Value Added Tax Measures
The China Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) have now jointly agreed to exempt shipping transportation from their recently implemented VAT law. It is understood the exemption will be retroactive to 1 August 2013. A joint circular (Caishui 2013 No 106) has been issued by the MOF and SAT explaining the exemption.
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Dec 11, 2013
Commissioner William P. Doyle Reports on U.S.-China Bilateral Maritime Consultation Meeting and Follow-Up
Commissioner Doyle briefed the Federal Maritime Commission at today's open meeting and provided details and recent information pertaining to efforts to clarify the People's Republic of China new Value Added Tax regime. He also discussed China's interest in establishing a mutual NVOCC legal assistance and mutual bond rider recognition mechanism as well as tax concerns in connection with terminal ownership and operations.
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Dec 05, 2013
Commissioner William P. Doyle votes to request additional information from P3 parties
FMC Commissioner Doyle voted to approve a request for additional information from the filing parties of the P3 Agreement. Commissioner Doyle’s request addresses his own questions as well as concerns raised in comments submitted to the Commission.
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Dec 02, 2013
Commissioner William P. Doyle Applauds FMC Hosting of Global Regulatory Summit with European and Chinese Regulators
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission will host a Global Regulatory Summit in Washington, DC on December 17, 2013. The Summit will include shipping and transportation regulators from the European Union and China.
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