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(L-R) Mayor Cava and Commissioner Sola

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the recent signing of an Automated Commercial Environment-International Trade Data System (ACE-ITDS) memorandum of understanding with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to share ACE data in order to strengthen the balance of facilitation and enforcement regarding the regulation of ocean carriers and other entities involved in ocean trade.

“This is a significant step forward toward ensuring greater security, compliance and facilitation of cargo in the maritime environment,” said Acting CBP Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski. “CBP has enjoyed an excellent working relationship with the FMC over the years. The agency has a true passion for what they do and we look forward to working on this renewed partnership.”

Mario Cordero, FMC Chairman, said “The continued partnership between the FMC and CBP will enhance the FMC’s mission to foster a fair, efficient and reliable ocean transportation system and protect the public from unfair and deceptive practices. This longstanding collaboration furthers mutual objectives — to ensure security at our nation’s ports and compliance with the Safe Port Act. Furthermore, this collaboration will assist the FMC to fulfill its regulatory responsibilities under the Shipping Act.”