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Former Chairman Michael A. Khouri Awarded FMC Gold Medal


The Federal Maritime Commission recognized the leadership and contributions of former Chairman and Commissioner Michael A. Khouri by awarding him a Gold Medal and Citation at its May 2022 Commission meeting. During his tenure on the Commission, Mr. Khouri had a meaningful impact in many ways, including leading Fact Finding… Read More »

Statement of Commissioner Khouri on NCBFAA Recognition


On May 25, 2021, Commissioner Khouri was presented with a plaque of appreciation by a representative of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) in a private ceremony. The commendation recognized Commissioner Khouri for “… his dedication to excellence and exemplary service as Chairman of the Federal… Read More »

Statement of Chairman Michael A. Khouri: Letter to the Editor, Lloyd’s List


Chairman Michael A. Khouri released the below Letter to the Editor (paywall), submitted to Lloyd’s List earlier this month.  In his correspondence, Chairman Khouri answers an Opinion piece suggesting that regulatory agencies are an impediment to addressing the issue of misdeclared hazardous cargoes.  The Chairman stated the shared concern the Federal… Read More »

FMC Chairman Addresses Export Container Availability


Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Michael A. Khouri told an international audience that he takes seriously reports that ocean carriers are not supplying containers to U.S. agricultural exporters at inland locations and the Commission is examining all potential actions it can take in response as a regulatory agency. Chairman Khouri made… Read More »

Federal Maritime Commission Increases Global Alliances’ Information Monitoring Report Requirements


Pursuant to direction from FMC Chairman Michael Khouri, the Commission has issued letters to the three global carrier alliances (2M, THE, and OCEAN) requiring that certain carrier-specific trade data currently filed with the Commission quarterly, must now be submitted on a monthly basis. The Commission’s Bureau of Trade Analysis (BTA)… Read More »

Chairman Michael A. Khouri Statement RE: Fact Finding 29 Supplemental Order


FMC Chairman Michael A. Khouri made the following comments concerning the expanded investigation scope and authority of Fact Finding 29 initiated in March 2020: As referenced in this Supplemental Order, the primary purpose of the initial Fact Finding 29 was to identify commercial and operational solutions to cargo delivery system… Read More »