Federal Maritime Commission

Commissioner Louis E. Sola

Counsel: Cory R. Cinque (Interim)

Phone: 202-523-5712
Email: lsola@fmc.gov

Commissioner Louis E. Sola was nominated by President Trump on November 15, 2018 to a term expiring June 30, 2023. The United States Senate confirmed his nomination on January 2, 2019.

Commissioner Sola served on the Florida Board of Pilots Commissioners and presided on the probable cause panel for maritime incidents. Previously, he was a Senior Sales Executive with Campers & Nicholson International and is a licensed international Ship Broker. He served as a consultant with Arden & Price authoring studies for the Inter-American Development Bank during the United States handover of the Panama Canal. Additionally, he served as an Adjunct Professor at Florida State University-Republic of Panama.

Commissioner Sola is tri-lingual and a two-time graduate of the Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey. He served as a Strategic Debriefer for the United States Army Intelligence and Security Command and subsequently in Counter Intelligence with the United States Southern Command. Commissioner Sola earned his B.S. in Management from the Nova Southeastern University and M.S in International Finance from the University of Illinois.

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From Left to Right: Commissioner Louis E. Sola, Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri, Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei

Commissioner Sola met with Port Director Juan Kuryla and Assistant Director Basil Binns to discuss the continued development of the Port of Miami.

Commissioner Sola meets with Roberto Roy, the Chairman of the Board of the Panama Canal Authority

Commissioner Sola met with Tom Newman, Stacy Hatfield and Carlos Urriola of SSA International in Panama to discuss recent developments at the Manzanillo International Terminal.