2016 Archive - Federal Maritime Commission
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Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 14, 2016


December 7, 2016 Sunshine Act Meeting Time And Date: December 14, 2016; 10:00 AM Place: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC Status: The first portion of the meeting will be held in Open Session and will be streamed live at http://fmc.capitolconnection.org/; the second in Closed Session…. Read More »

Commission Meeting Examines OTI License Renewal Schedule, Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy, and new Alliance Agreement


NR 16-25 Contact: John K. DeCrosta, (202) 523-5911 The online Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) license renewal process is on schedule to commence in mid-2017. The Commission was briefed on this development and other matters in an open session meeting. In total, almost 5,000 parties will need to have their license… Read More »

Commissioner Maffei Participated in the First Annual Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Conference of the Americas


November 14, 2016 On Monday, November 14, 2016 Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei participated in the First Annual Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Conference of the Americas in Miami, Florida. Commissioner Maffei spoke on the plenary panel titled “The FMC and TSA—Two Regulatory Agencies – One Approach… Read More »

Cordero Addresses World Shipping Summit 2016 in Shanghai


November 4, 2016 Good morning and thank you for the very kind invitation to join you this year. It is an honor to speak at the World Shipping Summit: one of the world’s leading forums for our industry. Periodically, something happens in the shipping world that makes the greater public… Read More »