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Commissioner Dye Announces Findings of San Pedro Bay Discussions – June 17, 2020

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Following conversations with the port directors in Los Angeles and Long Beach, ocean carrier chief executive officers, Southern California marine terminal operators, longshore labor leaders, and FMC Innovation Teams, Commissioner Rebecca Dye has identified approaches to address the four critical operational challenges at the San Pedro Bay ports identified by… Read More »

Shipper Group Recognizes Commissioner Dye for Her Leadership on Supply Chain Issues

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The Agricultural Transportation Coalition (AgTC) bestowed its “Person of the Year” award upon Commissioner Rebecca Dye in recognition of her work to improve America’s freight delivery system and the benefits those efforts have conveyed to shippers. The award was presented Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at AgTC’s Virtual Annual Meeting. “Commissioner… Read More »

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Fact Finding 29 Innovation Teams Identify Information Helpful to Mitigating COVID-19 Impacts on Supply Chain

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Ocean carriers, marine terminal operators, and port authorities participating on Supply Chain Innovation Teams established by Commissioner Rebecca Dye as part of her Fact Finding 29 investigation are taking positive steps to address COVID-19-related impacts to the supply chain as well as to prepare for the return of stronger ocean… Read More »

Commission Provides Temporary Relief from Certain Service Contract Filing Requirements

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As a measure to relieve COVID-19 impacts to the supply chain, the Federal Maritime Commission voted to temporarily allow parties to file service contracts up to 30 days after they take effect. The Commission published an order today making the relief effective immediately and lasting through December 31, 2020. The… Read More »

Fact Finding 29 Supply Chain Innovation Teams to Begin Work

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Supply Chain Innovation Teams convened by Commissioner Rebecca Dye as part of Fact Finding 29  (International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement) will begin work this week to identify what actions can provide immediate relief to the most pressing challenges the American freight delivery system faces from COVID-19 related disruptions. Commissioner… Read More »

Commissioner Dye Leading FMC Initiative to Address Urgent COVID-19 Supply Chain Impacts

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The Federal Maritime Commission today issued an order authorizing Commissioner Rebecca Dye to identify operational solutions to cargo delivery system challenges related to Coronavirus-19. The Order notes that “Recent global events have only highlighted the economic urgency of responsive port and terminal operations to the effectiveness of the United States… Read More »

Malcom McLean Award Presented to Commissioner Dye

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An organization representing intermodal trucking firms that do business at ports in New York and New Jersey recognized Commissioner Rebecca Dye for her work enhancing the U.S. freight delivery system and improving cargo and equipment velocity. The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers bestowed the “Malcom McLean Award” on Commissioner Dye… Read More »

Proposed Interpretive Rule on Demurrage and Detention Issued

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The Commission is seeking public comment on a proposed interpretive rule on demurrage and detention under the Shipping Act. This interpretive rule would provide the public with guidance about how the Commission assesses the reasonableness of demurrage and detention practices and regulations under the Shipping Act. The interpretive rule describes… Read More »

Commission Approves Dye’s Final Recommendations on Detention and Demurrage

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The Commission today adopted a set of recommendations made by Commissioner Rebecca Dye to address detention and demurrage charge issues uncovered during her 18-month Fact Finding 28 investigation. Commissioner Dye submitted three proposals to the FMC. First, she recommended the agency publish an interpretive rule that clarifies how the Commission… Read More »