December 2022 Activity Report
Statements & Announcements
FMC Probing Shipping Lines’ Anti-Retaliation Compliance
The Federal Maritime Commission is asking the top 20 shipping lines calling the United States to provide information on how they are complying with the new prohibitions on retaliation established by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA).
FMC Announces Interim Procedures for Processing Charge Complaints
The Federal Maritime Commission has established interim procedures to review, investigate, and adjudicate Charge Complaints.
Chairman Maffei Participates in US-UK Bilateral Maritime Consultation
Chairman Daniel Maffei participated virtually in a meeting held in London between the U.S. and U.K. agencies responsible for maritime matters in the two nations. The meeting was hosted by Dr. Rannia Leontaridi, the Director General of the Aviation, Maritime and Security Group, U.K. Department for Transport.
Statement of Commissioner Carl Bentzel on Coalition for Reimagined Mobility Report
Commissioner Bentzel released a statement regarding the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility’s report, “Solving the Global Supply Chain Crisis with Data Sharing”.
Statement by Commissioners Bentzel and Vekich on Amending Statutes Governing Review of VOCC and MTO Agreements
Commissioners Carl Bentzel and Max Vekich wrote Members of Congress to urge changing existing law in a way that would allow the Federal Maritime Commission to prohibit filed agreements from automatically going into effect.
Statement by Commissioners Bentzel and Sola Following Meetings with Gulf Coast Region
Commissioners Carl Bentzel and Louis Sola traveled to the Southeastern United States in November for meetings with port officials and industry representatives in New Orleans, Mobile, and Gulfport.
Competition & Agreements
OTI Licensing Activity
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