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Commissioner Maffei Departs Commission

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei departed the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) today with the expiration of the one-year holdover period from his term’s official expiration on June 30, 2017. Commissioners serve on set five-year terms. Commissioners must be nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate for each term they… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei regarding Amendment to the West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement

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May 24, 2018 Commissioner Maffei participated in a unanimous vote to seek additional information regarding the most recent amendment to the West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement (“WCMTOA”) (FMC Agreement No. 201143). Today, I voted to issue a request for more information regarding the proposed amendment to WCMTOA. I commend… Read More »

Commissioner Maffei speaks at the Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg, Germany

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May 16, 2018 On May 16th Commissioner Maffei traveled to Hamburg, Germany to participate in the Global Liner Shipping Conference. The Commissioner gave a talk titled “Challenges in Regulating an Increasingly Commodified and Data-Driven industry.” During his talk, the Commissioner discussed how the technological developments in ship-size, automation, and data… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Formal Investigation into Detention and Demurrage

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted in support of launching Fact Finding 28, an investigation into the practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators related to detention, demurrage, and per diem charges. Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei released the following statement regarding the Federal Maritime Commission’s (Commission’s) vote to launch an… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Formal Investigation into Detention and Demurrage

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted in support of launching Fact Finding 28, an investigation into the practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators related to detention, demurrage, and per diem charges. Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei released the following statement regarding the Federal Maritime Commission’s (Commission’s) vote to launch an… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on the NYSHEX Agreements

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I currently have no specific reason with regard to section 6(g) of the Shipping Act to object to the two NYSHEX agreements entering into force. But since this is unlike any other agreement I have seen, it gives me pause. Under the agreements, several ocean carriers are authorized to (1)… Read More »