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FMC Hears Proposals Addressing Supply Chain and Cruise Issues

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Recommendations to address ongoing port and supply chain congestion, and proposed changes to agency regulations related to refunds for cancelled cruise ship voyages, were topics addressed during the open session of a Federal Maritime Commission meeting held today. Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye provided the Commission with Interim Recommendations to address… Read More »

Remarks of Commissioner Rebecca Dye on Fact Finding 29 Interim Recommendations

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International Ocean Supply Chain Performance Earlier this year, I reviewed my calendar from last year and I stopped counting at over 75 virtual speeches. I didn’t try to count the hundreds of international importers, exporters, ocean carrier executives, truckers, shipping intermediaries, seaport and marine terminal officials, longshore labor representatives, and… Read More »

Testimony of Chairman Maffei before Congress: “Review of Fiscal Year 2022 Budget for the Coast Guard and the Maritime Transportation Programs”

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Testimony of Chairman Daniel B. Maffei Federal Maritime Commission Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation U.S. House of Representatives Good morning Chairman Carbajal, Chairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Gibbs, and Members of the Subcommittee. I am honored to appear today in support of… Read More »

Chairman Daniel B. Maffei Attends White House Signing Ceremony for Executive Order on Competition

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Today, Chairman Daniel B. Maffei was honored to be among the attendees at today’s White House signing ceremony for the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy. His statement regarding the executive order follows: I applaud President Biden for his leadership in calling “all hands on… Read More »

Letter of Commissioner Sola to Governor DeSantis

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Commissioner Louis E. Sola wrote to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on June 30, 2021 regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations and cruise travel. The text of the letter is below. Dear Governor DeSantis: I am writing to you in my capacity as one of five commissioners of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), an… Read More »

Testimony of Chairman Maffei before Congress: “Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages, Delays, and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain”

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Testimony of Chairman Daniel B. Maffei Federal Maritime Commission Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation U.S. House of Representatives Good morning Chairman Carbajal, Ranking Member Gibbs, Chairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Graves, and members of the Subcommittee. I appreciate your invitation today and… Read More »

Testimony of Commissioner Dye before Congress: “Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages, Delays, and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain”

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TESTIMONY OF Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUBCOMMITTEE ON COAST GUARD AND MARITIME TRANSPORTATION UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JUNE 15, 2021 Thank you, Chairman Carbajal, Ranking Member Gibbs, Chairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Graves, and Members of the Subcommittee. I’m pleased… Read More »

Chairman Maffei and Commissioner Bentzel Tour the Port of New York and New Jersey, Meet with Stakeholders on Cargo Operations and FMC Enforcement Priorities

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Last week, Chairman Dan Maffei and Commissioner Carl Bentzel visited the Port of New York and New Jersey (Port of NY/NJ) to gather first-hand information about cargo handling operations and the challenges posed by record-breaking volumes of cargo imports and COVID-19 impacts. Information was also shared on potential technology innovations… Read More »