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Testimony of Chairman Maffei before Congress: “Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages, Delays, and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain”

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Testimony of Chairman Daniel B. Maffei Federal Maritime Commission Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation U.S. House of Representatives Good morning Chairman Carbajal, Ranking Member Gibbs, Chairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Graves, and members of the Subcommittee. I appreciate your invitation today and… Read More »

Testimony of Commissioner Dye before Congress: “Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages, Delays, and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain”

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TESTIMONY OF Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUBCOMMITTEE ON COAST GUARD AND MARITIME TRANSPORTATION UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JUNE 15, 2021 Thank you, Chairman Carbajal, Ranking Member Gibbs, Chairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Graves, and Members of the Subcommittee. I’m pleased… Read More »

Chairman Maffei and Commissioner Bentzel Tour the Port of New York and New Jersey, Meet with Stakeholders on Cargo Operations and FMC Enforcement Priorities

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Last week, Chairman Dan Maffei and Commissioner Carl Bentzel visited the Port of New York and New Jersey (Port of NY/NJ) to gather first-hand information about cargo handling operations and the challenges posed by record-breaking volumes of cargo imports and COVID-19 impacts. Information was also shared on potential technology innovations… Read More »

FMC Accepting Applications for National Shipper Advisory Committee

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The Federal Maritime Commission is now accepting applications from qualified members of the international trade community wishing to serve on its newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC). Persons who export cargo from or import cargo to the United States and are interested in serving on the NSAC have until June… Read More »

Statement of Commissioner Khouri on NCBFAA Recognition

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On May 25, 2021, Commissioner Khouri was presented with a plaque of appreciation by a representative of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) in a private ceremony. The commendation recognized Commissioner Khouri for “… his dedication to excellence and exemplary service as Chairman of the Federal… Read More »

Commission Publishes Update of its Official Case Law Reporter

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The Federal Maritime Commission has published on its website an update to Decisions of the Federal Maritime Commission, Second Series (Volume 2). This publication provides a compendium of Initial and Final Decisions of the Commission and selected other orders that may be significant or establish legal precedent. The volume now… Read More »