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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.
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Jan 30, 2013
FMC to Host Presentation on MARAD’s Alternative Fuel Sources and Environmental Projects, February 7, 2013
Maritime Environmental Committee to Host Brown Bag Lunch Speaker on Alternative Fuel Sources and Environmental Projects Undertaken by U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration
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Jan 07, 2013
Consumer Alert- False Information Provided By Unlicensed Companies
FMC recently received reports of unlicensed international moving companies misrepresenting their Commission license status on websites and advertisements. In several instances, unlicensed companies have posted the Commission’s seal on their websites or have listed the organization number of a licensed company with a similar name to the unlicensed company to lure unsuspecting consumers.
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Dec 05, 2012
Commission Meeting Schedule for December 12, 2012
The meeting will be held in Open Session.
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Nov 14, 2012
Compromise Agreements Recover $383,000 in Penalties
The Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. announced that the Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $383,000 in civil penalties for alleged violations of the Shipping Act of 1984. The agreements were reached with six non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) located in the U.S. and abroad.
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