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Statement of Daniel B. Maffei Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission  before  U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation 

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Chair Cantwell, Ranking Member Cruz, and Members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to appear before you today. The last time I testified before this committee, the ocean-linked supply chains that serve our nation were in crisis. Ports were so congested that many of them had dozens of… Read More »

Opening Statement of Chairman Daniel Maffei at Informal Hearing of the Federal Maritime Commission Examining Impacts to Shipping Resulting from Current Conditions in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Regions

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The Houthi attacks on merchant shipping, predominantly in the Red Sea, endanger life and property regardless of origin or destination, and are the biggest impingement on freedom of the seas in decades. The United States’ economy depends upon ocean shipping to provide reliable, efficient, and affordable access to global markets… Read More »

Maffei 2023 Malcom McLean Award Winner 

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Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel Maffei was honored by the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers as the 2023 Malcom McLean Award winner in recognition of his leadership and work over the past year supporting the intermodal transportation industry. The award was presented by Tom Heimgartner, Chairman of the Executive Board… Read More »

Testimony of Chairman Maffei before Congress: “Review of Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request for the Federal Maritime Transportation Programs, and Implementation of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022”

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Testimony of Daniel B. Maffei Chairman Federal Maritime Commission Before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Webster, Ranking Member Carbajal, Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for this opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the Federal Maritime Commission’s Fiscal… Read More »

Statement of Chairman Daniel B. Maffei on the Denial of the PMSA/WSC Petition for Review

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Today, the Federal Maritime Commission issued an order – approved unanimously by the five Commissioners – rejecting the petition by the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) objecting to the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact in the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking… Read More »

Chairman Maffei Participates in US-UK Bilateral Maritime Consultation

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Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel Maffei participated virtually in a meeting held today in London between the U.S. and U.K. agencies responsible for maritime matters in the two nations. The meeting was hosted by Dr. Rannia Leontaridi, the Director General of the Aviation, Maritime and Security Group, U.K. Department for… Read More »

Maffei Visits Bay Area for Congressional & Industry Meetings

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Chairman Daniel B. Maffei traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area on October 31 and November 1, 2022 for a series of meetings exploring shipping, supply chain, infrastructure, and technology issues. The visit began with Chairman Maffei participating in a Congressional roundtable discussion held Monday, October 31st in Oakland and… Read More »

Statement of Chairman Maffei on E.O. 14036 & Competition

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“I applaud the important work accomplished across the U.S. government in the year since Executive Order 14036, Promoting Competition in the American Economy was issued by President Biden. “Ensuring competition for ocean liner services is the fundamental mission of the Federal Maritime Commission. Since becoming Chairman, I have directed the… Read More »