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Statement of Michael A. Khouri on Review of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget for The Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Programs Before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure United States House of Representatives.
The Federal Maritime Commission completed compromise agreements with three non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCC) and a single compromise agreement entered jointly by four vessel operating carriers, recovering a total of $500,000 in civil penalties. The agreed penalties resulted from investigations conducted by the Commission’s Area Representatives in Seattle and California, and… Read More »
The Federal Maritime Commission today voted to issue a Request for Additional Information for two agreements pending before the agency: the Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201292); and, the Georgia-South Carolina Marine Terminal Operator Cooperative Working Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201293). Once the Commission receives… Read More »
The Federal Maritime Commission voted during the open session of its meeting Wednesday to issue a final rule updating the licensing rules for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs). Other agenda items during open session were a briefing on procedures for monitoring ocean carrier alliances, and Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act… Read More »
SUNSHINE ACT MEETING TIME AND DATE: May 1, 2019; 10:00 AM PLACE: 800 N. Capitol Street, NW First Floor Hearing Room Washington, DC STATUS: Parts of this meeting will be open to the public and will be streamed live at https://bit.ly/2IZBIkY. The rest of the meeting will be closed to… Read More »
Chairman Michael A. Khouri testifies to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Security, for the hearing on Federal Maritime Agencies: Ensuring a Safe, Secure, and Competitive Future. Statement of Michael A. Khouri Chairman Federal Maritime Commission Before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Security
Contact: John K. Decrosta, (202) 523-5911 On March 7, 2019, the White House notified the Federal Maritime Commission that President Donald Trump has designated Michael A. Khouri as Chairman. He had been serving as Acting Chairman since January 2017. Mr. Khouri began his service as an FMC Commissioner in January 2010. “I thank President… Read More »
Contact: John K. Decrosta, (202) 523-5911 Innovation teams consisting of industry experts who are part of the ocean freight transportation system and global supply chains will soon meet in Washington as Commissioner Rebecca Dye commences the final phase of her investigation of the detention, demurrage, and free time practices of… Read More »
Contact: Rachel E. Dickon, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 The Federal Maritime Commission has published on its website the first volume of Decisions of the Federal Maritime Commission, Second Series. This publication provides a compendium of Initial and Final Decisions of the Commission and selected other orders that may be significant or… Read More »
The Federal Maritime Commission is closed effective Wednesday, December 26, 2018 as part of the partial federal government shutdown due to a lapse in appropriations.
Update: The Federal Maritime Commission reopened on Monday, January 28, 2019. Contact: Rachel E. Dickon, Secretary (202-523-5725) John K. DeCrosta (For Congressional & Media Inquiries—202-523-0224) The Federal Maritime Commission is closed effective Wednesday, December 26, 2018 as part of the partial federal government shutdown due to a lapse in appropriations. The… Read More »