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July 2019 Activity Report

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STATEMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS Fourth Global Regulatory Summit Held at FMC Senior government officials from the European Union (EU), the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and the United States met Wednesday at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to participate in the Fourth Global Regulatory Summit. Commissioner Sola… Read More »

Fourth Global Regulatory Summit Held at FMC

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Senior government officials from the European Union (EU), the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and the United States met Wednesday at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to participate in the Fourth Global Regulatory Summit. Attendees represent the competition authorities responsible for regulating international liner shipping in… Read More »

Commissioner Sola Represents the Federal Maritime Commission at the U.S. – Korea Bilateral Maritime Meeting in Busan, Republic of Korea

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On July 10 – 12, 2019, Commissioner Louis E. Sola represented the Federal Maritime Commission at the U.S. – Republic of Korea Bilateral Maritime Meetings in Busan, Korea. The U.S. delegation was led by Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby, Maritime Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation, and there were also representatives… Read More »

Meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission – July 17, 2019

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Statutory Authority: 46 U.S.C. Sec. 303 The meeting convened at 10:33 a.m. and recessed at 11:30 a.m. All individuals present at the meeting were Commissioners or Commission employees: Chairman Michael A. Khouri, Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, Commissioner Louis E. Sola, Commissioner Daniel J. Maffei, John Moran, Cory Cinque, Katharine Primosch,… Read More »

Notice to Passengers: Voyages from the U.S. to Cuba

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The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is aware that passenger cruise lines that called Cuba have amended itineraries to comply with amendments made to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations announced in the Federal Register on June 5, 2019. Passengers with questions related to a voyage they have booked should contact their travel… Read More »

FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye Remarks at the NCBFAA Conference

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Good morning! It is so good to see you again—colleagues and old friends. Thank you for inviting me. One of my favorite business authors is Jim C. Collins, who discusses the importance of getting the right people on the bus. Today, you’ll hear from some of the best people on… Read More »

Meeting of the Federal Maritime Commission – June 6, 2019

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Statutory Authority: 46 U.S.C. Sec. 303 The meeting convened at 1:04 p.m. and recessed at 1:52 p.m. All individuals present at the meeting were Commissioners or Commission employees: Chairman Michael A. Khouri, Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, Commissioner Louis E. Sola, Commissioner Daniel J. Maffei, John Moran, Robert Blair, Cory Cinque,… Read More »

June 2019 Activity Report

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STATEMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS Erin Wirth Designated FMC Chief Administrative Law Judge The Honorable Erin M. Wirth was elevated to the position of Chief Administrative Law Judge of the Federal Maritime Commission effective June 1, 2019. DECISIONS, ORDERS, & ENFORCEMENT Order Issued Affirming-in-Part and Vacating-in-Part Initial Decision—Antonio Egberto Carneiro Lima v…. Read More »

Erin Wirth Designated Commission’s Chief Administrative Law Judge

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Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Michael A. Khouri announced that the Honorable Erin M. Wirth has been elevated to the position of Chief Administrative Law Judge of the Federal Maritime Commission effective June 1, 2019. Judge Wirth has served as an Administrative Law Judge at the Commission since 2010. Federal Maritime… Read More »