DECEMBER 2021 ACTIVITY REPORT - Federal Maritime Commission
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FMC Policy Statements Provide Guidance on Complaints Process

Three policy statements provide new guidance on bringing private party complaints at the Federal Maritime Commission.

Commissioner Bentzel’s Data Initiative & National Shipper Advisory Committee Hold Meetings

Commissioner Bentel Hosts Inaugural Meeting of FMC Data Initiative

The first meeting of the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative was held on December 7, 2021.

Next Meeting of FMC Data Initiative Focuses on Drayage Trucking

Commissioners Bentzel and Sola Visits PNW to Explore Port Congestion & Cruise Industry Issues

Commissioners Bentzel and Sola traveled to Washington state for meetings with port, maritime, and the cruise industry stakeholders.

Commissioner Bentzel Travels to Utah, Meets with Inland Port, Intermodal Stakeholders

Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel travelled to Utah in November for meetings with shipping and supply chain executives to evaluate shipping technology and consider how to address supply chain challenges precipitated by the ongoing port congestion at U.S. ports.

November 2021 Activity Report


Order of Investigation and Hearing—Wan Hai Lines, Ltd. and Wan Hai Lines (USA) Ltd.—Possible Violations of 46 USC 41102(c) (Docket No. 21-16)

Order of Investigation and Hearing—Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. and Ocean Network Express (North America) Inc.—Possible Violations of 46 US 41102(c) (Docket No. 21-17)

Statement of Commission Policy—Representative Complaints (Docket No. 21-13)

Statement of Commission Policy—Attorney Fees (Docket No. 21-14)

Statement of Commission Policy—Retaliation (Docket No. 21-15)


Agreements Filed

APL/Swire Guam, Saipan-South Korea, Japan Slot Charter Agreement (No 201348-002)

NBP/SSL Pacific-Asia Slot Charter Agreement (No. 201725-002)


OTI Licensing Activity

Applications 43

Revocations & Surrenders 10

Please see the OTI License Status Changes webpage for additional information.