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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.



Jun 30, 2016
Senate Confirms Three to Serve on Federal Maritime Commission
Commissioners Dye and Khouri were re-confirmed to serve, and Daniel B. Maffei was confirmed to serve as a new FMC Commissioner
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Jun 27, 2016
Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement Clears FMC Regulatory Review
Shippers provided flexible approach to meet new SOLAS reporting requirements for weighing containers.​
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Jun 16, 2016
Cordero Urges Ocean Carriers to Accept Obvious Path to VGM Compliance
With the implementation date for new container weighing requirements 14-days away, Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero said the time has come for ocean carriers to embrace the obvious solution to achieving compliance that Marine Terminal Operators can offer.
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May 12, 2016
Commission Meeting Scheduled for May 19, 2016
The first portion of the meeting will be held in Open Session; the second in Closed Session.
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May 12, 2016
FMC Collects $840,000 In Penalty Payments
FMC reaches compromise agreements with licensed OTIs and a foreign-based NVOCC to address alleged Shipping Act violations.
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Results: 45 Article(s) Found.