The Federal Maritime Commission Newsroom

News Archive

   View News
Results: 15 Article(s) Found.
 

Sep 30, 2013
Commissioner Doyle speaks at CSIS Arctic Maritime Awareness seminar
Commissioner William Doyle attended the Center for Strategic & International Studies' seminar on Arctic Maritime Awareness held at the Finnish Embassy and commented on commercial ships transiting through Arctic waters.
Read More
 
Sep 19, 2013
Commissioner Doyle's Keynote Address to the Eno Center for Transportation's Forum on the Panama Canal
Commissioner William Doyle's Morning Keynote Address to the Eno Center for Transportation's Forum on the Panama Canal Expansion: Lessons Learned and Implications for World Commerce
Read More
 
Sep 18, 2013
Concern Expressed Over Impact of China’s New VAT
During its closed meeting today, the Commission discussed the People’s Republic of China’s new regulations on implementation of a nationwide value added tax (VAT) on international transportation services. This new tax was implemented by China on August 1, 2013.
Read More
 
Jun 17, 2013
Commissioner Doyle's Keynote Address to the AAEI's 92d Annual Conference
Commissioner William P. Doyle delivered the keynote address to AAEI's 92d Annual Conference. He spoke about the Obama Administration's infrastructure policies and programs, shipping freight rates and overcapacity, and some current issues at the FMC.
Read More
 
May 30, 2013
Commissioner William Doyle’s May 30, 2013, UPDATE: Royal Caribbean International (RCI) Officials Detail Guest Compensation Program and Provide Vessel Status Update
Yesterday, my office received responses by RCI to my earlier letter addressed to RCI President and CEO, Mr. Adam Goldstein. This posting is to update my page with the responses I have received from RCI, a response that includes a dedicated information number for guests to utilize. Additionally, I have provided a link to the company’s current web update for RCI guests.
Read More
 
May 29, 2013
Letter from Commissioner William Doyle to Royal Caribbean International President and CEO Adam Goldstein
On May 28, 2013, I sent a letter to Royal Caribbean International's (RCI) President and CEO, Mr. Adam Goldstein, asking for information related to the P/V GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS. This letter was sent after RCI's GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS suffered a shipboard fire that occurred while at sea on May 27, 2013. Late yesterday afternoon, I received confirmation from Mr. Goldstein that he had received my letter.​
Read More
 
May 10, 2013
TSA Expansion Update, Statement of Commissioner William P. Doyle: Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA) Suspended
Commissioner William Doyle provided a statement on the WTSA’s suspension following the TSA’s expansion to include the westbound trade.
Read More
 
Apr 23, 2013
Commissioner William Doyle’s Statement on U.S. Exports in 2012
Exports in 2012 Continue to Increase post-2008 Recession
Read More
 
Apr 02, 2013
Mario Cordero to Serve as Chairman
President Barack Obama has designated Mario Cordero as the Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.​
Read More
 
Mar 12, 2013
Statement of Commissioner Doyle Concerning The G6 Alliance Agreement
On February 1, 2013, the G6 Alliance filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) an agreement setting forth two principal agreement goals. First, the G6 Alliance authorizes the parties to charter and exchange space on the parties’ vessels. Second, the G6 Alliance seeks to coordinate and cooperate with respect to the parties’ transportation services and operations in specific trade lanes. This week, the FMC Commissioners voted to allow the new Agreement to go into effect. Notably, this agree​
Read More
 
Feb 13, 2013
Statement of Commissioner William P. Doyle Concerning PVO Financial Responsibility Requirements
Passenger Vessel Operator Financial Responsibility Requirements for Nonperformance of Transportation and Technical Revision to Passenger Vessel Operator Regulations
Read More
 
Jan 30, 2013
Commissioner William P. Doyle Joins the Commission
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013, the United States Senate confirmed President Obama’s nomination of William P. Doyle, of Pennsylvania, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner. Commissioner Doyle was sworn in on January 10, 2013.
Read More
 
May 10, 2012
Statement of William P. Doyle, Nominee for Federal Maritime Commissioner Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate
Good morning Chairman Rockefeller, Ranking Member Hutchison, and members of the Committee. I am honored to have the opportunity to appear before you this morning as President Barack Obama’s nominee to serve as Commissioner on the Federal Maritime Commission, and I thank Chairman Lidinsky for his support. If confirmed by the Senate, I look forward to supporting the mission of the Federal Maritime Commission to promote a fair, efficient, and reliable international ocean transportation system,
Download Document
 
Feb 13, 2012
President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate FMC Chairman and Commissioner
On Friday, February 10, 2012, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. for another term as Federal Maritime Commissioner and Chairman, and to nominate William P. Doyle for Federal Maritime Commissioner.
Read More
 
Results: 15 Article(s) Found.