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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.



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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Sep 11, 2013
Commission Meeting Schedule for September 18, 2013
The meeting will be in Closed Session.
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Sep 09, 2013
FMC to Host Presentation on Environmental Best Practices in Cruise Line and Passenger Vessel Industries, September 20, 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission’s Maritime Environmental Committee invites you to attend its Brown Bag Speaker Series with a presentation on Environmental Best Practices
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Aug 23, 2013
Consumer Alert – Commission Revokes FMC License Of Transporte Medrano, Inc. D/B/A Medrano Express
On July 25, 2013, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) revoked Transporte Medrano, Inc. d/b/a Medrano Express’ (Medrano Express) ocean transportation intermediary license. Medrano Express is no longer authorized to provide ocean transportation services. Consumers and businesses should not tender cargo to Medrano Express or its agents for the international shipment of goods.
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Results: 51 Article(s) Found.