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Nov 07, 2013
Commissioner Khouri's Remarks at the 2013 Fall Meeting of the U.S. Maritime Law Association
At the Friday November 1, 2013 fall meeting of the Maritime Law Association of the United States Commissioner Khouri shared his thoughts and views on the FMC's history, current initiatives, and anticipated future activities.
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Apr 02, 2013
Mario Cordero to Serve as Chairman
President Barack Obama has designated Mario Cordero as the Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.​
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Jul 27, 2012
Remarks of FMC Commissioner Khouri on FMC Study of U.S. Inland Containerized Cargo Moving Through Canadian and Mexican Seaports
The FMC received letters from members of the U.S Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in August and September, 2011. The letters asked, “…that the Federal Maritime Commission undertake an analysis of the impact the federal Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) may be having on the diversion of U.S.-bound cargo from U.S. ports to those in Canada or Mexico.” and analysis of “…other U.S. government policies” that may affect cargo diversion.
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Dec 01, 2011
Michael A. Khouri Confirmed as FMC Commissioner by Senate
The United States Senate confirmed President Obama’s nomination of Michael A. Khouri on November 18, 2011 as Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2016. Commissioner Khouri will be sworn in for his second term as Commissioner in the next several weeks.
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Sep 20, 2011
The Honorable Michael A. Khouri Remarks at the Annual Meeting of International Association of Movers in Denver, Colorado on September 15, 2011
Thank you and good afternoon. It’s a pleasure to join you again this year and my thanks to Terry Head and Brian Limperopulos for the kind invitation to address your Annual Meeting and provide an update on current events at the Federal Maritime Commission and a report on Fact Finding No. 27.
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Sep 07, 2011
President Obama Re-Nominates Commissioner Khouri as FMC Commissioner
On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, President Obama sent to the Senate the nomination of Commissioner Michael A. Khouri for a new, five-year term as Federal Maritime Commissioner, expiring June 30, 2016.
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May 12, 2011
Household Goods and Personal Property Shipping Practices Recommendations Approved by FMC
At its meeting on May 11, 2011, the Federal Maritime Commission unanimously approved for action a series of recommendations contained in the Final Report for Fact Finding Investigation No. 27. The Commission initiated this non-adjudicatory investigation on June 23, 2010, to develop a record on the nature, scope, and frequency of potentially unfair, unlawful, or deceptive practices in the shipping of household goods or personal property within the Commission's jurisdiction.
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Apr 08, 2011
The Honorable Michael A. Khouri's Keynote Address at the 2011 NCBFAA Annual Conference
Thank you and good afternoon. It is a pleasure to join you again and share some thoughts and perspectives on current developments at the Federal Maritime Commission. Hopefully, we will have some time at the end of my remarks where you can share some of your views, concerns and questions with me.
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Jan 25, 2011
The Honorable Michael A. Khouri's Remarks before the Propeller Club Of the United States in Washington D.C. on January 19, 2011
Thank you Clint and it’s my pleasure to join this group today. I appreciate the invitation to share some thoughts about the Federal Maritime Commission, a brief review of 2010 issues and a look ahead as we begin a new year.
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Dec 09, 2010
Household Goods and Personal Property Shipping Practices Considered by FMC
At its meeting on December 8, 2010, the Commission considered and approved for immediate action a number of recommendations contained in the Interim Report for Fact Finding Investigation No. 27. The Commission initiated this non-adjudicatory investigation on June 23, 2010, to develop a record on the nature, scope and frequency of potentially unfair, unlawful or deceptive practices in the shipping of household goods or personal property within the Commission's jurisdiction.
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Jun 23, 2010
Fact Finding Launched to Examine Household Goods and Personal Property Shipping Practices
By unanimous vote, the FMC initiated Fact Finding Investigation No. 27 into complaints or inquiries from individual shippers of household goods and personal property in U.S.-foreign oceanborne trades. This investigation will further the Commission's Strategic Goal to protect the public from unlawful, unfair or deceptive ocean transportation practices and resolve shipping disputes. Commissioner Michael A. Khouri has been named to lead the Fact Finding.
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May 13, 2010
Comments of FMC Commissioner Michael A. Khouri at the International Trade Symposium: Charting New Horizons
Good morning. My thanks to the Virginia Maritime Association and American Shipper for the opportunity to join this panel discussion. My remarks today reflect my personal views and thoughts and are not offered as the official position of the United States or the Federal Maritime Commission.
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Apr 13, 2010
Comments of FMC Commissioner Michael A. Khouri at the 2010 Global Liner Shipping Conference
I am pleased to be with you today and I want to thank Containerization International for the invitation to speak. My remarks today reflect my own individual views and thoughts. They are not offered as the official positions of the United States or the Federal Maritime Commission. This was my first vote at the FMC and I believe the Commission's action will foster competition, provide a benefit to the shipping public, and be good for the economy.
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Jan 07, 2010
Commissioner Michael A. Khouri Joins the Commission
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced today that Michael A. Khouri of Louisville, KY, has been sworn in as a Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2011. Commissioner Khouri was nominated by President Barack Obama on December 3, 2009, and confirmed by the Senate on December 24, 2009.​
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