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Welcome to the FMC Newsroom. News releases, speeches and consumer alerts issued during the last 12 months are listed below. Use the "Category" drop-down menu above to narrow your search. To view historical issuances, click the "View Archives" button. Receive new postings by signing up for our News RSS feeds.



Dec 26, 2018
The Federal Maritime Commission is closed effective Wednesday, December 26, 2018 as part of the partial federal government shutdown due to a lapse in appropriations.
The Commission will resume normal operations when appropriations legislation is enacted and the federal government reopens
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Dec 13, 2018
Final Rule Addressing Unjust and Unreasonable Practices and Regulations Under Shipping Act Taking Effect
Rule establishes that regulated entities must be shown to engage in an unjust or unreasonable practice or regulation on a normal, customary, and continuous basis to be in violation of Section 10(d)(1),46 USC 41102(c).
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Dec 12, 2018
FMC named a Top Ten Small Agency “Best Place to Work in the Federal Government”
Strong results on Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey move FMC to #9 on list published by Partnership for Public Service
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Dec 07, 2018
Commission Approves Recommendations in Detention & Demurrage Report
Innovation Teams will determine commercial viability of concepts for addressing carrier detention and marine terminal demurrage practices.
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Dec 07, 2018
FMC Meets to Consider Detention & Demurrage Report, Changes to OTI Rules
Commission meeting considered matters related to Fact Finding, OTI regulation, WCMTOA and status of alliance agreements
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Nov 29, 2018
Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 7, 2018
Parts of this meeting will be open to the public and streamed live on YouTube. The rest of the meeting will be closed to the public.
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Nov 27, 2018
Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 3, 2018
This meeting will be closed to the public.
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Nov 23, 2018
Notice to Passengers: Norwegian Cruise Line's NORWEGIAN JADE
NCL to compensate passengers on board NORWEGIAN JADE due to November 18, 2018 mechanical problems.
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Nov 14, 2018
Updates to PierPass Will Go Into Effect
Commission announces it will enhance monitoring of agreement governing PierPass
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Nov 05, 2018
Acting Chairman Khouri & Commissioner Dye Address Transportation Legal Professionals
Association of Transportation Law Professionals meet at the FMC to explore legal, regulatory and policy issues.
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Oct 18, 2018
Status Advisory Regarding PierPass Amendment
Review commenced of WCMTOA PierPass submission in response to Request for Additional Information.
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Oct 16, 2018
Mediation Week 2018
Mediation is one of the several alternative dispute resolution services offered by FMC.
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Oct 03, 2018
Port of New York & New Jersey Added to Detention & Demurrage Field Interview Itinerary
Commissioner Dye will visit the Port of New York and New Jersey in November
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Sep 28, 2018
Detention & Demurrage Field Interview Locations Announced
Commissioner Dye will visit Southern California & Southern Florida in October
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Sep 19, 2018
Commission Reviews Work on Fact Finding 28 & Regulatory Reform Initiative
Next steps in investigation of carrier and MTO detention and demurrage practices as well as work of Regulatory Reform Taskforce discussed at September 2018 meeting
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Sep 13, 2018
Notice to Passengers: Hurricane Florence
Cruise lines have announced itinerary changes and cancellations.
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Sep 12, 2018
Commission Meeting Scheduled for September 19, 2018
This meeting will be open to the public and streamed live.
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Sep 06, 2018
FMC Seeks Comments on Interpretative Rule NPRM
Commission seeks public comment on proposal to define scope of 46 U.S.C. 41102(c)
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Sep 05, 2018
Interim Report in Investigation of Detention & Demurrage Practices Released
Investigative Officer Commissioner Rebecca Dye provides update on progress and observations of Fact Finding 28
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Aug 28, 2018
Commission Meeting Scheduled for September 4, 2018
This meeting is closed to the public.
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Aug 15, 2018
International Moving Tips - Web Briefing by CADRS
Thursday, August 16, 3:00 p.m.
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Aug 01, 2018
FMC Names New Director of Enforcement
Benjamin Trogdon to assume position August 5, 2018
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Jul 25, 2018
Ports in SC & GA to Establish Common Chassis Pool
Agreement between ports in SC & GA allows for establishment of common chassis pool
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Jul 25, 2018
FMC Collects $618,000 In Penalty Payments
The Federal Maritime Commission completed compromise agreements with eight non-vessel-operating common carriers, recovering a total of $618,000 in civil penalties.
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Jul 19, 2018
Expanded Flexibility for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries Effective August 22, 2018
Final Rule that simplifies requirement for NVOCC NRAs and NSAs published
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Jun 29, 2018
Commissioner Maffei Departs Commission
Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei departed the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) today.
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Jun 06, 2018
Commission Votes to Expand Flexibility in NVOCC Service Options
FMC Provides Regulatory Relief Sought by Industry via Petition
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Jun 01, 2018
Two Marine Terminal Agreements at Port of Tacoma Become Effective
Agreements between Husky & WUT allow coordination between Tacoma, WA MTOs
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May 30, 2018
Commission Meeting Scheduled for June 6, 2018
This meeting will be open to the public.
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May 24, 2018
Commission Wants More Information on PierPass Amendment
The Commission has issued a Request for Additional Information
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Apr 25, 2018
Commissioner Dye Represents FMC at US-China Bilateral Maritime Consultations
In Beijing this week, Commissioner Dye will lead discussions on competition and efficiency
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Apr 24, 2018
Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Testifies to Congress
Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri testifies to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security for the hearing on Maritime Transportation: Opportunities and Challenges.
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Apr 23, 2018
Commission To Examine Trucking & Delivery Arrangements
The Commission is contacting some ocean carriers with questions regarding reported unilateral changes to trucking services
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Apr 02, 2018
FMC Issues Information Demands in Detention & Demurrage Investigation
Ocean Carriers & MTOs must provide information and documents explaining practices
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Mar 30, 2018
Commission Votes on Agreements Filed by MTOs at Port of Tacoma
Husky-Ports America Agreement will Go Into Force; Commission Issues RFAI for Two Other Agreements
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Mar 21, 2018
U.S.-Japan Hold Consultations in Tokyo on Maritime Issues
Acting Chairman Khouri Represents FMC as Delegation Member
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Mar 14, 2018
Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri Testifies to Congress
Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri testifies to House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on FY 2019 Budget Request
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Mar 13, 2018
French America Line Cruise Cancellations
Contact the FMC if you have not received a refund for a cancelled French America Line cruise.
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Mar 05, 2018
Commission Orders Formal Investigation in Detention & Demurrage Case
Commissioner Rebecca Dye designated Investigative Officer to examine matters raised in Petition
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Feb 28, 2018
FMC Collects $465,000 In Penalty Payments
FMC reaches compromise agreements with six NVOCCs to address alleged Shipping Act violations.
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Feb 27, 2018
FMC Receiving Complaints About Florida Moving Company with Revoked License
Consumers Warned to Not Do Business with “Move Management International, Inc.”
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Feb 21, 2018
Commission Names Secretary & Director of Enforcement
Rachel Dickon to serve as Secretary and Brian Troiano to serve as Director, Bureau of Enforcement
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Feb 11, 2018
Commission Recognized for Successful CFC Campaign
FMC employees gave generously to the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign
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Feb 08, 2018
Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 14, 2018
This meeting will be closed to the public.
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Feb 06, 2018
Notice to Passengers: NCL NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY
NCL will make a compensation offer to passengers aboard vessel during January storm
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Jan 26, 2018
Commission Recognized for Continued Strong Performance on Employee Satisfaction
FMC receives award from Partnership for Public Service
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Results: 47 Article(s) Found.
 

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