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Meeting Schedule

Regular meetings of the Federal Maritime Commission will be held at 10:00 a.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Main Hearing Room located on the First Floor of Commission headquarters at 800 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

  • January 2023 – date TBD

Meeting Guidance

 

Commission Meeting Agendas & Summaries

FMC Meeting Focuses on OSRA Implementation & Data Initiative

The Federal Maritime Commission was briefed at its September meeting, held Wednesday, on progress implementing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA) and the findings of the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI). Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel discussed his work leading the MTDI and shared what this project identified as… Read More »

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Reminder: The 9/21/22 FMC Meeting will begin at 1 pm in the STB Hearing Room

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING TIME AND DATE: September 21, 2022; 1:00 p.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held in-person at the Surface Transportation Board at the address below and also streamed live via Zoom4Gov Webinar and on the Commission’s YouTube Channel; the links for viewing are Zoom4Gov Webinar and Commissions YouTube… Read More »

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FMC Moving Quickly in Implementing OSRA 2022

The open session of Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission provided the public with an accounting of the progress being made implementing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA) and a general summary of the new law’s provisions. The Commission reports it is moving expeditiously to fulfill the… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for July 27, 2022 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING   TIME AND DATE: July 27, 2022; 10:00 a.m.  PLACE: This meeting will be held at the Federal Maritime Commission at the address below and also streamed live on MS Teams (Live)   800 N. Capitol Street, NW   1st Floor Hearing Room   Washington, DC     STATUS: Part of the… Read More »

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FMC Receives Fact Finding 29 Final Recommendations & Intermodal Equipment Report

The Federal Maritime Commission met in open session Wednesday to receive updates on: Fact Finding 29, International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement; Assessment of the People’s Republic of China’s Control of Container and Intermodal Chassis Manufacturing; the Vessel-Operating Common Carrier (VOCC) Audit Program; and, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for May 18, 2022

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING TIME AND DATE: May 18, 2022; 10:00 a.m.   PLACE: This meeting will be held at the Federal Maritime Commission at the address below and also streamed live at the Commission’s YouTube Channel.  800 N. Capitol Street, NW   1st Floor Hearing Room   Washington, DC    STATUS: Part of the… Read More »

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FMC Meets to Discuss Ocean Carrier Enforcement Efforts & New Rule Protecting Cruise Passengers

The Federal Maritime Commission met today in open and closed session to be briefed on enforcement activities, a final rule expanding the rights of passengers to secure refunds for cancelled or delayed voyages, and the work of Area Representatives. Personnel from the Bureau of Enforcement outlined how they are meeting… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for March 16, 2022 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING TIME AND DATE: March 16, 2022; 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held by video-conference only. STATUS: Part of the meeting will be open to the public and available to view streamed live, accessible from www.fmc.gov. The rest of the meeting will be closed… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 25, 2022 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING   TIME AND DATE: February 25, 2022; 10:30 a.m.   PLACE: This meeting will be held by video-conference only.     STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public.   MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  Closed Session  Discussion of West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement (WCMTOA)  CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION:   William Cody,  Secretary, (202) 523-5725 

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Detention and Demurrage, and Data Initiatives Addressed at Commission Meeting

The Federal Maritime Commission met in both open and closed session today to be briefed on efforts to address detention and demurrage, improve supply chain data transparency, and an ongoing investigation of Canadian government regulations that affect U.S. flag Great Lakes shipping. The Commission was also advised of the work… Read More »

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