Meeting Schedule - Federal Maritime Commission
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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

  • Wednesday, February 7,2024                1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024                     1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2024                    1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2024          10:00 am
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2024             10:00 am

Meeting Guidance

 

Commission Meeting Agendas & Summaries

FMC Discusses OSRA Implementation, Consumer Assistance Accomplishments

Commissioners were briefed at the September 21, 2023, meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission that substantive progress is being made in completing three of the rulemakings mandated by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA), and that public requests for Commission services and assistance remain strong even in the… Read More »

Commission Meeting Scheduled for September 21, 2023

Sunshine Act Meetings DATE AND TIME: September 21, 2023; 1:00 p.m. PLACE: The meeting will be held at the Surface Transportation Board at the address below and also streamed live on the FMC YouTube channel. Surface Transportation Board 395 E. Street, SW Room # 1042 (Hearing Room) Washington, DC 20423… Read More »

FMC Meeting Covers Enforcement Activity, OSRA Implementation, and MTDI

The new regionally based structure for the Federal Maritime Commission investigatory program was unveiled at today’s meeting of the Commission where enforcement activity, continued progress in implementing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA), and the latest status of the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI) were all discussed. Enforcement… Read More »

Commission Meeting Rescheduled for May 3, 2023 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  TIME AND DATE: Meeting rescheduled for May 3, 2023; 10:00 am April 19, 2023; 10:00 a.m.   PLACE: This meeting will be held at the Federal Maritime Commission at the address below and also streamed live at Federal Maritime Commission’s YouTube Channel.    Federal Maritime Commission    800 North Capitol… Read More »

National Shipper Advisory Committee Holding Meeting

The National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC/Committee) will hold a meeting on March 30, 2023, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Eastern) at the Miami-Dade Beacon Council located at 80 SW 8th Street, Suite 2400, Miami, FL 33130.  The meeting will also stream live on  the fmc.gov. The Committee’s agenda items… Read More »

FMC to Seek Additional Comments on Unreasonable Refusal to Deal Rulemaking

The Federal Maritime Commission will issue a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) that addresses issues commenters raised in response to the Unreasonable Refusal to Deal or Negotiate with Respect to Vessel Space Accommodations proposed (Docket 22-24) rule issued last September. The announcement came during a Commission meeting held today… Read More »

Commission Meeting Scheduled for January 25, 2023 

SUNSHINE ACT MEETING  TIME AND DATE: January 25, 2023; 10:00 a.m.  PLACE: This meeting will be held at the Federal Maritime Commission at the address below and also streamed live at Federal Maritime Commission’s YouTube Channel.  Federal Maritime Commission   800 North Capitol St, NW   1st Floor Hearing Room    Washington, D.C…. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »