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Archive for 2013

Two Car Carriers Pay $2.3 Million in Penalties

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December 23, 2013 NR 13-19 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202) 523-5725 The Federal Maritime Commission announced compromise agreements reached with two common carriers operating pure car carriers (PCCs) and roll on/roll off (RO/RO) vessels in U.S. inbound and outbound trades. Under these separate agreements, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line),… Read More »

FMC Convenes Global Regulatory Summit with Officials from China and European Commission

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December 17, 2013 NR 13-17 Maritime regulators from the United States, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and the European Commission met and conferred in Washington, D.C. today to consider the evolving international maritime landscape. The officials had open and candid discussions on their differing regulatory frameworks and the potential… Read More »

FMC Plans December 17, 2013 Global Regulatory Summit

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December 13, 2013 Update: The public is invited to attend the closing remarks at 4:00 in the FMC Main Hearing Room. The Commission will also issue a News Release following the close of the day. In light of the increased networking among ocean common carriers, the US Federal Maritime Commission… Read More »

Commissioner William P. Doyle Reports on U.S.-China Bilateral Maritime Consultation Meeting and Follow-Up

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December 11, 2013 Contact: David J. Tubman, Jr., Counsel to Commissioner Doyle On October 28, 2013, the Annual U.S. Bilateral Maritime Consultation with the People’s Republic of China was held in Chicago, Illinois. On behalf of President Obama, the U.S. delegation welcomed the Chinese delegation. I participated in the Bilateral as… Read More »

FMC Requests Additional Information from P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement

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December 5, 2013 NR 13-16 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) Today the Federal Maritime Commission voted to approve a request for additional information from the parties to the proposed P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012230. This request for additional information delays the effectiveness of the proposed agreement. After… Read More »

Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 10, 2013

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December 5, 2013 Sunshine Act Meeting Date: December 10, 2013 Place: 800 North Capitol Street, N.W. First Floor Hearing Room Washington, D.C. Status: The meeting will be held in Closed Session. Matters to be Considered: Closed Session Commission interview of applicants for the position of Inspector General Contact: Karen V…. Read More »