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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

  • March 16, 2022
  • May 18, 2022
  • July 13, 2022
  • September 21, 2022
  • November 16, 2022

Meeting Guidance

 

Commission Meeting Agendas & Summaries

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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Commission Meeting Scheduled for January 27, 2022

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING TIME AND DATE: January 27, 2022; 10:00 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.  The rest of the meeting will be closed to the public.  MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  Open… Read More »

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New Supply Chain Initiatives Announced at FMC Meeting

Six Supply Chain Innovation Teams are being convened by Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye to identify and implement improvements to the process and timing of return and delivery of containers to marine terminals. This announcement came at a Tuesday meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission where briefings were provided on topics… Read More »

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Commission Meeting Scheduled for November 16, 2021 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  DATE AND TIME:  November 16, 2021; 10:00AM  PLACE: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC Registration Required – limited seating  Livestream: The Livestream will begin at 10 am on our youtube channel MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  Open Session Staff Briefing on Current U.S. Macroeconomic Indicators… Read More »

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FMC Briefed on Enforcement and Audit Activities, and Upcoming NSAC Meeting

Enforcement matters, information learned to date from audits of carrier detention and demurrage practices, and the role of the National Shipper Advisory Committee were matters addressed during a meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission held today. The meeting was held virtually in both open and closed sessions. The Commission was… Read More »

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