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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 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 »

Fact Finding 29: Advice to the Trade

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Commissioner Rebecca Dye is advising that shippers and truckers may contact the Federal Maritime Commission’s Bureau of Enforcement (BoE) with allegations of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators employing practices or regulations in violation of 46 USC 41102(c) involving non-compliance with the Final Rule published earlier this year by the… Read More »

Commission Approves Supplemental Order Expanding Fact Finding 29 Authority

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The Federal Maritime Commission yesterday approved a Supplemental Order that expands the authority of Fact Finding 29, “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement”. The Supplemental Order authorizes Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, as the designated Fact Finding Officer, to investigate ocean carriers operating in alliances and calling the Port of Long… Read More »

Commission Extends Temporary Exemption of Certain Service Contract Filing Requirements

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In order to provide continued stability and certainty to ocean carriers and shippers impacted by COVID-19, the Commission will extend regulatory relief for service contract filing requirements until June 2021. The Commission voted unanimously this week to take this action. Commission regulations require the filing of service contracts with the… Read More »