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Archive for 2014

Commissioner William P. Doyle gives remarks before the World Trade Association of Philadelphia

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November 13, 2014 The Honorable William P. Doyle Commissioner, U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Prepared Remarks The World Trade Association of Philadelphia November 7, 2014 Good afternoon World Trade Association of Philadelphia. Thank you Dominic O’Brien for the introduction and thanks WTA President Clayton Manthrope. Thank you Western Fumigation for being… Read More »

Chairman Cordero Addresses Maritime Administrative Bar Association

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October 30, 2014 Chairman Cordero’s Remarks at the Maritime Administrative Bar Association – October 22, 2014 I would like to thank the members of the Maritime Administrative Bar Association for this opportunity to address issues confronting the Commission and the maritime community it serves. Please appreciate that my comments today… Read More »

IPR Center welcomes two new partner agencies

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October 30, 2014 NR 14-15 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) WASHINGTON – In an effort to bolster international partnerships and information sharing on intellectual property crime, the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG) joined the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security… Read More »

CCM Amendment Clears FMC Review

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October 29, 2014 NR 14-14 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Commission took no action to further delay the effectiveness of an amendment to the Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement (CCM) based upon its review of a detailed competitive analysis conducted by the FMC staff. The analysis took into account the Agreement… Read More »

Public Forum – South Atlantic Ports

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October 27, 2014 Public Forum on International Supply Chain Efficiency: Challenges Facing South Atlantic Ports Federal Maritime Commissioner Michael A. Khouri will hold an informational Forum, “International Supply Chain Efficiency: Challenges Facing South Atlantic Ports” in Charleston, SC, at the Charleston Area Convention Center on October 30, 2014. The Forum’s… Read More »

Public Forum – Gulf Coast Ports

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October 27, 2014 Public Forum on International Supply Chain Efficiency: Challenges Facing Gulf Coast Ports Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye will hold an informational Forum, “International Supply Chain Efficiency: Challenges Facing Gulf Coast Ports” at the Port of New Orleans on November 3, 2014. The Forum’s goal is to… Read More »

Commissioner Khouri Addresses International Propeller Club of U.S.

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October 30, 2014 Remarks of the Honorable Michael A. Khouri International Propeller Club of the United States Annual Convention Louisville, Kentucky October 17, 2014 Good morning. My thanks to the International Propeller Club of the United States for the invitation to participate in this year’s Annual Convention and it is… Read More »

Chairman’s Statement on Mediation Week

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October 15, 2014 Mediation is a growing field that is widely used in both the public and private sectors. Mediation can provide significant cost savings, enhance commercial relationships, and resolve disputes in real time. In addition, mediation may assist parties in litigation by narrowing issues or resolving a dispute in… Read More »

Announcing the October 29, 2014 FMC Speaker Series Presentation

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October 14, 2014 Press Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Federal Maritime Commission’s Maritime Environmental Committee invites you to attend its Brown Bag Speaker Series with presentations by: Kris Gilson, REM, CHMM, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Maritime Administration; Bill Noggle, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and Kathy Metcalf,… Read More »