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Prepared Remarks of Michael A. Khouri, Chairman, U.S. Federal Maritime Commission London International Shipping Week 2019 Government Stakeholder Workshop – The Future of International Maritime Trade Policy September 10, 2019

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Good afternoon. Thank you for the invitation to speak today about recent issues and activities of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission. Role of the FMC Because the ocean transportation industry plays such an essential role in America’s economy, the United States Congress assigned the economic and commercial regulation of U.S…. Read More »

Statement of Commissioner Rebecca Dye Before the Surface Transportation Board Oversight Hearing on Demurrage and Accessorial Charges

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Good morning, Chairman Begeman, Vice Chairman Fuchs, and Member Oberman.  Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the recommendations of the Memphis Supply Chain Innovation Team. The Federal Maritime Commission recently has employed a new approach, Innovation Teams, to develop commercial solutions to freight delivery… Read More »

Remarks by FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye American Cotton Shippers Association – Laguna Beach, California

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Thank you.  It’s a pleasure to be here today. I appreciate the invitation to speak and the great venue! Yesterday, I spoke to your Transportation, Documentation and Insurance Committee about chassis provisioning and the FMC Memphis Supply Chain Innovation Team. This morning, I’ll discuss the status of the Commission’s investigation… Read More »

Remarks by FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye American Trucking Association Conference Scottsdale, AZ

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Thank you.  It’s a pleasure to be here today. I appreciate the invitation to speak and the great venue! The Federal Maritime Commission has a solid and productive relationship with the American Trucking Association – and, in particular, the Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference. Drayage trucking companies played an important role… Read More »

Remarks of Chairman Khouri Delivered at American Association of Port Authorities Spring Conference Session “Ports and the Federal Maritime Commission”, Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Good afternoon. I want to thank Kurt Nagle and Jean Godwin for the invitation to join you this afternoon together with my colleague, Commissioner Rebecca Dye. Kurt and Jean do a terrific job for AAPA here in Washington. We always appreciate their knowledge, expertise, and input on Shipping Act matters…. Read More »