P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement

On February 7, 2014, the parties to the proposed P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement filed a response to the Commission's December 5, 2013 Request for Additional Information (RFAI). The proposed agreement parties' filing is confidential. The Commission is in the process of reviewing the filing and determining whether the submission is substantially responsive to the Commission's request for additional information and documents.

On December 5th, FMC issued a press release announcing that it had decided to request additional information from the parties to the proposed P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012230. Public notice of the request was published in the Federal Register on December 11, 2013. Interested parties may submit further comments to secretary@fmc.gov by December 26, 2013.

On October 24, 2013, A. P. Moller-Maersk A/S, CMA CGM S.A. and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, S.A. filed the P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement with FMC. The proposed agreement would authorize the applicants to share vessels and engage in related cooperative operating activities in the trades between the U.S. and Asia, North Europe, and the Mediterranean.

Public Comments Submitted to the Commission