FMC JUNE 2023 ACTIVITY REPORT - Federal Maritime Commission
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FMC Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Unreasonable Refusal to Deal  The Federal Maritime Commission issued Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing how it would implement the prohibition on common carriers unreasonably refusing available cargo space to shippers.

Industry Advisory—Requirement to File Timely and Accurate Service Contracts  The Federal Maritime Commission reminds vessel-operating common carriers (VOCCs) they must file all service contracts and amendments to service contracts in the Commission’s SERVCON system no later than thirty (30) days after the effective date. Failure to file service contracts in accordance with 46 CFR Part §530 could result in fines or other penalties.

Alex M. Chintella Named Administrative Law Judge  Chairman Daniel B. Maffei announced the hiring of Alex M. Chintella to serve as an Administrative Law Judge of the Federal Maritime Commission.

Statement of Commissioner Carl W. Bentzel on the Extended Weekend Gates at SSA Terminals in Oakland, Seattle, and Tacoma

May 2023 Activity Report

Decisions, Orders & Enforcement

Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking—Unreasonable Refusal to Deal or Negotiate with Respect to Vessel Space Accommodations Provided by an Ocean Common Carrier (Federal Register No. 2023-12744)

Competition & Agreements

South Atlantic Multiport Chassis Pool Agreement (No. 201391-001)

HLAG/ONE IN2 Slot Charter Agreement (No. 201405)

OTI Licensing Activity

Applications 48

Revocations 19

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