Archive for 2015
December 28, 2015 Commissioner William P. Doyle U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Commission Meeting December 16, 2015 Prepared Remarks The bilateral maritime consultative meetings between the People’s Republic of China and the United States took place in Suzhou, China, the week of November 1, 2015. I co-chaired the meetings along with… Read More »
December 22, 2015 In accordance with the President’s Executive Order signed on December 11, 2015, the Federal Maritime Commission HQ Offices will close at 12 noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015.
December 14, 2015 NR 15-20 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $334,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with five ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common carriers and freight forwarders) and two unlicensed entities operating as ocean… Read More »
December 9, 2015 Sunshine Act Meeting Time and Date: December 16, 2015; 10:00 AM Place: 800 North Capitol Street, N.W. First Floor Hearing Room Washington, D.C. Status: The first portion of the meeting will be held in Open Session; the second in Closed Session. Matters to be Considered: Open Session… Read More »
December 9, 2015 Remarks by Commissioner Rebecca Dye Navy League Northern Virginia Council Thank you so much for the invitation to be with you tonight. This is my chance to reminisce and express my gratitude to the Coast Guard—the fifth armed force—for the wonderful opportunities that defined the path of… Read More »
December 8, 2015 NR 15-19 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is pleased to announce that the agency has received an award for being the 2015 Most Improved Small Agency, presented at a ceremony this morning to recognize Best Places to Work in the Federal Government…. Read More »
November 20, 2015 Addressing the 2015 World Shipping Summit in Guangzhou, China last Friday, November 6th, Commissioner Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr. recognized the new Chinese “One Belt-One Road” plan (OBOR), stating “The basic principles of ‘One Belt, One Road’ – regional cooperation, innovation, mutual market benefits, and economic growth for… Read More »
November 19, 2015 Synopsis: Chairman Cordero addressed the annual assembly of NITL members in New Orleans yesterday and covered three key topics. PierPass The Chairman reminded the audience that one of his top priorities is addressing issues surrounding PierPass. Ten years ago, the FMC authorized west coast terminal operators, under… Read More »
November 19, 2015 Please be advised, the Commission will be conducting server maintenance that will impact all databases and applications on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Beginning at 7:00am Eastern, intermittent outages will occur until 10:00pm Eastern.
November 17, 2015 NR 15-18 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 The Commission voted at its meeting today to direct staff to prepare an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) and seek comments on proposed revisions to its rules on ocean common carrier and marine terminal agreements. The rulemaking will… Read More »