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Acting Chairman Khouri Addresses Ocean Carrier Realignment at Virginia Maritime Association’s 14th Annual International Trade Symposium

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On Thursday, May 11, 2017, Acting Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Michael A. Khouri participated in a panel discussion at the Virginia Maritime Association’s 14th Annual International Trade Symposium held in Norfolk, VA. The “Ocean Carrier Roulette, Welcome to 2017” panel addressed changes in the liner shipping industry and the recent… Read More »

Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Testifies to Congress Regarding Maritime Transportation: Opportunities and Challenges for the Maritime Administration and Federal Maritime Commission

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Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Summary Testimony United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Chairman Fischer, Ranking Member Booker, Senators, thank you for the opportunity today to discuss issues related to the Federal Maritime Commission. I am… Read More »

Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Summary Testimony U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation

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Chairman Hunter, Ranking Member Garamendi, and Members of the Subcommittee – good morning and thank you for the opportunity to testify today about the Federal Maritime Commission’s (“Commission” or “FMC”) programs. I am grateful to be able to share with you how the Commission works to safeguard competition in ocean… Read More »

Third Global Maritime Regulatory Summit Held in Beijing

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Leaders of the U.S., E.U., and Chinese agencies working to guarantee competition in global ocean transportation services met in Beijing on Thursday, April 20th, as part of ongoing consultations where container shipping industry trends and developments were discussed. Acting Chairman Michael Khouri represented the Federal Maritime Commission at the “Third… Read More »

Acting Chairman Khouri Addresses the 44th Annual Conference of the National Custom Brokers and Forwarders Association of American (NCBFAA)in New Orleans

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NCBFAA Annual Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana Good morning. Thank you for the introduction and I am pleased to be with you today in New Orleans. I have the opportunity to talk with your Washington representatives, Ed Greenberg and Jon Kent on a regular basis and I recently had the opportunity… Read More »

Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Testifies to Congress

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NR 17-05 Statement of Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Federal Maritime Commission Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation United States House of Representatives Chairman Hunter, Ranking Member Garamendi, and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for providing me with this opportunity to… Read More »

FMC Welcomes New Acting Chairman

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February 15, 2017 Contact: John K. DeCrosta, (202) 523-5911 Michael A. Khouri today presided over his first meeting as Acting Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission. Khouri became the 21st person to lead the Commission late last month when he was designated by President Donald J. Trump to serve as… Read More »

Commissioner Khouri’s Prepared Remarks to IANA Intermoda Expo and NCBFAA

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November 18, 2015 Remarks of the Honorable Michael A. Khouri Commissioner Federal Maritime Commission Port Congestion and Resulting Demurrage/Detention Issues IANA’s Intermodal EXPO, Sept. 22, 2015, Fort Lauderdale, FL NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference, Sept. 29, 2015, Washington, DC Good morning and thank you for inviting me to participate in this… Read More »