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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

2020 Meeting Dates

  • January 15, 2020

Meeting Guidance

 

Commission Meeting Agendas & Summaries

Commission Meeting Scheduled for May 19, 2021

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA   STATUS:   This meeting will be open to the public.   DATE AND TIME:  May 19, 2021; 10:00AM   PLACE:  A link for public viewing of this meeting will be posted here on May 19, 2021.  MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:   OPEN SESSION    National Shipper Advisory Committee and Federal Advisory Committee Act Implementation.  Staff… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for April 14, 2021 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA    STATUS:   This meeting will be closed to the public.  DATE AND TIME:  April 14, 2021; 10:00AM   PLACE:  This meeting will be held by video conference only.    MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:   CLOSED SESSION   1. General Prohibitions in the Shipping Act and Pending Investigations      CONTACT PERSON FOR… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Addresses Fact Finding 29 and Alliance Monitoring

The Federal Maritime Commission met virtually and in closed session today to discuss developments in the ongoing Fact Finding 29 investigation of challenges to the freight delivery system and possible Shipping Act violations, and to receive a briefing on the agency’s monitoring activities of ocean carrier alliances. This was the… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for April 07, 2021

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING   FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA  STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public.  DATE AND TIME: April 07, 2021; 10:00AM  PLACE: This meeting will be held by video conference only.    MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:   CLOSED SESSION  Staff Briefing on U.S. Economic Conditions and Ocean Carrier Alliances Fact Finding 29: International Ocean Transportation… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 17, 2021

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA   STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public.   DATE AND TIME:  February 17, 2021; 2:00PM   PLACE:  This meeting will be held by video conference only.    MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:   CLOSED SESSION   Fact Finding 29 Update: Addressing unreasonable detention, demurrage, and other carrier and port practices;… Read More »

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FMC Receives Briefings at December Meeting

The Federal Maritime Commission met virtually and in closed session on Wednesday, December 10, 2020. At the meeting, Commissioner Rebecca Dye provided an update on her work to date as Fact Finding Officer for “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement” (Fact Finding 29).  Staff provided a briefing on General Prohibitions… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 9, 2020

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA   STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public.   DATE AND TIME:  December 9, 2020; 10:00 AM  PLACE:  This meeting will be held by video conference only.   MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:   CLOSED SESSION Briefing by Commissioner Dye on Fact Finding No. 29  Staff Update on General Prohibitions in… Read More »

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Commissioners Discuss Ocean Carrier issues, Global Alliances, and Market Developments

Market trends in trade lanes serving the United States and actions taken by both individual ocean carriers and global alliances in response to COVID-19 and related impacts to the shipping industry were the topics of today’s non-public meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission. The FMC regularly holds meetings to receive… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for September 16, 2020

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA  STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public.  DATE AND TIME: September 16, 2020; 10:00 AM  PLACE:  This meeting will be held by a remote conference. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  CLOSED SESSION  Staff Briefing on Ocean Carrier Rate Trends  Staff Briefing on Ocean Carrier… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for August 18, 2020

Sunshine Act Meeting FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION AGENDA  STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public. Date and Time:  August 18 2020; 10:00 AM   PLACE: This meeting will be held by a remote conference and/or at: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC 20573   MATTERS TO… Read More »

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