August 2023 Activity Report - Federal Maritime Commission
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August 2023 Activity Report


Statements & Announcements

Industry Advisory—Names of Non-Compliant NVOCCs Posted to FMC Website

The Federal Maritime Commission began posting the names of Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs) that do not publish a tariff, contrary to Commission regulations (46 C.F.R. §520.3(a)).

Commission Publishes Update of its Official Case Law Reporter

An update to Decisions of the Federal Maritime Commission, Second Series (Volume 6) has been published that incorporates the period of January through June 2023.

Cindy Hennigan Named Deputy Managing Director

Cindy R. Hennigan has been designated as the Deputy Managing Director and appointed to be a member of the Senior Executive Service.

Statement of Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel on the Release of the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative Request for Information

July 2023 Activity Report

Decisions, Orders & Enforcement

Order of Investigation and Hearing—Mediterranean Shipping Company, S.A.-Possible Violations of the Shipping Act, 46 U.S.C. §§ 41102(c), 40501 and 41104(a)(2)(A) (No. 23-08)

Competition & Agreements

HLAG/ONE/MSC Vessel Sharing Agreement (No. 011539-022)

Port of Seattle/Port of Tacoma Alliance Agreement (No. 201228-003)

South Atlantic Multiport Chassi Pool Agreement (No. 201391-003)

Oceanus Line Ltd./Network Shipping Ltd. Central America – U.S. Southeast Coast Service Space Charter Agreement (No. 201408)

OTI Licensing Activity

Applications 38

Revocations 28

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