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Welcome to the FMC Newsroom. News releases, speeches and consumer alerts issued during the last 12 months are listed below. Use the "Category" drop-down menu above to narrow your search. To view historical issuances, click the "View Archives" button. Receive new postings by signing up for our News RSS feeds.



Oct 09, 2013
FMC Chairman Cordero, Commissioner Doyle Meet with MARAD Administrator
FMC and MARAD officials met to discuss the recent hearing before the House Subcommittee and upcoming transportation issues.
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Oct 01, 2013
FMC Suspends Operations Due to Federal Government Shutdown
Update: The Federal Maritime Commission reopened on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
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Sep 27, 2013
FMC Shutdown Plan Due to Lapse in Appropriations
This plan describes the FMC's shutdown procedures should there be a lapse in current fiscal year appropriations. Update: The Federal Maritime Commission reopened on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
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Sep 26, 2013
Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Millennium
Celebrity Cruises has notified the Commission that its vessel, Celebrity Millennium experienced issues with its propulsion engine that interrupted two sailings in August and required the cancelation of its August 23, 30 and September 6 and 13, 2013 sailings. The ship is expected to return to service with the September 22, 2013 sailing.
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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.
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Results: 52 Article(s) Found.