December 2019 Activity Report
STATEMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Federal Maritime Commission issued an Order partially granting Petition No. P3-18 for exemption filed by the World Shipping Council, seeking regulatory relief from 46 U.S.C. 40502(b) and (d).
Non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCC) will now need their required bond, insurance or other form of surety and their Form FMC-1 (published tariff location) on file before the Federal Maritime Commission will issue their NVOCC license.
A non-public collaborative discussion was held to receive a briefing concerning proposed Canadian ballast water regulations that, if enacted, might adversely impact U.S. flag Great Lakes ship operators.
Carl W. Bentzel was sworn-in as the 42nd individual to serve as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2024.
DECISIONS, ORDERS, & ENFORCEMENT
COMPETITION & AGREEMENTS
OTI Licensing Activity
Revocations & Surrenders 27
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