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Ports in SC & GA to Establish Common Chassis Pool

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July 25, 2018 The South Carolina Ports Authority and Georgia Ports Authority will be able to establish a common chassis pool serving customers throughout the Southeast as the result of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) voting today to take no action to prevent the Southern States Chassis Pool Agreement (SSCPA,… Read More »

Commissioner Doyle votes to allow the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, and all of its individual carrier members to discuss the cargo facility charge

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FMC Votes on Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) – Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA) Discussion Agreement related to the Cargo Facility Charge PANYNJ and OCEMA members are sophisticated parties and should be allowed to meet and discuss the cargo facility charge effective immediately The government… Read More »

Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement Clears FMC Regulatory Review

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June 27, 2016 NR 16-10 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) The Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously to allow the Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201233) to go into effect. This new discussion agreement will guarantee shippers a flexible approach to meet new International Maritime Organization (IMO)… Read More »

FMC’s Fourth Annual Port Environmental Initiatives Forum Highlights Cutting Edge of Sustainability

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June 16, 2016 The Federal Maritime Commission’s Fourth Annual Port Environmental Initiatives Forum was held on June 9 at Commission headquarters. Discussion focused on how cutting edge technologies in port design and management are being envisioned to enhance economic and environmental efficiencies at ports. The goal of the event was… Read More »