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FMC Collects $500,000 in Penalty Payments

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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 »

FMC Collects $618,000 In Penalty Payments

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The Federal Maritime Commission completed compromise agreements with eight non-vessel-operating common carriers, recovering a total of $618,000 in civil penalties. The agreed penalties resulted from investigations conducted by the Commission’s Area Representatives in Houston, and New York/New Jersey, and by Washington D.C. headquarters staff. The parties settled and agreed to… Read More »

FMC Collects $465,000 In Penalty Payments

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The Commission completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $465,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with six non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs). The agreed penalties resulted from investigations conducted by the Commission’s Area Representatives in Houston and Seattle, and by Washington D.C. headquarters staff. The parties settled and agreed… Read More »

FMC Collects $925,000 In Penalty Payments

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NR 17-15 Contact: John K. DeCrosta (202) 523-5911 The Commission completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $925,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with eight non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and an unlicensed entity. The agreed penalties resulted from investigations conducted by the Commission’s Area Representatives in New York,… Read More »

FMC Collects $962,500 In Penalty Payments

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December 15, 2016 NR 16-28 FMC Collects $962,500 In Penalty Payments Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $962,500 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with one vessel-operating common carrier and nine ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common… Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and Affiliate Pay $1.5 Million Penalty

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October 11, 2016 NR 16-22 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has reached a compromise agreement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS (WWL) and its corporate affiliate, Eukor Car Carriers, Inc. (Eukor), collecting a combined $1.5 million in civil penalties. WWL, headquartered in Norway, and Eukor, based in Korea,… Read More »

FMC Collects $338,000 In Penalty Payments

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September 29, 2016 NR 16-20 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $338,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with one vessel-operating common carrier and six ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common carriers and ocean freight forwarders). The… Read More »

FMC Collects $840,000 In Penalty Payments

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May 12, 2016 NR 16-09 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $840,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with five ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and freight forwarders)…. Read More »

FMC Collects $520,000 in Penalty Payments

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February 18, 2016 NR 16-02 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523-5725 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $520,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with four ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common carriers and freight forwarders) and… Read More »

FMC Collects $334,000 in Penalty Payments

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December 14, 2015 NR 15-20 Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $334,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with five ocean transportation intermediaries (both non-vessel-operating common carriers and freight forwarders) and two unlicensed entities operating as ocean… Read More »