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FMC Proceedings

Activity Logs: The Commission maintains a log or listing of all documents received or issued in formal proceedings before the Commission. Please note that at this time, logs are neither generated nor published for informal complaints (small claims).


F.M.C.2d Reports

Decisions of the Federal Maritime Commission, Second Series, is a reporter of the Commission’s most significant decisions and orders in adjudicative cases. F.M.C.2d is published on a quarterly basis on this website. Decisions and orders may be cited by parties and counsel in Commission proceedings using the abbreviation: F.M.C.2d.


F.M.C. Reports (Decisions 1919 – 1987): Electronically access FMC Reports, final decisions or orders made by the Commission and its predecessor agencies between 1919 and 1987 in this section of the E-Reading Room. These historical and orders were previously available in 28 hard-bound volumes that are no longer in publication.


Proceedings: Electronically access final Commission and ALJ decisions and other significant Commission issuances in docketed proceedings and petitions issued since 1987. Selected issuances from earlier years also are located in this section of the E-Reading Room.

Rulemakings: Rules issued by the Commission since 1996 are available in electronic format and are accessible below by category. Selected earlier rulemakings are also published here.

Investigations: Orders issued at the outset or conclusion of investigative proceedings from 1996 to present are available in electronic format and accessible below by category. Selected earlier orders are also published here.