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Chairman Michael A. Khouri Statement RE: Fact Finding 29 Supplemental Order

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FMC Chairman Michael A. Khouri made the following comments concerning the expanded investigation scope and authority of Fact Finding 29 initiated in March 2020: As referenced in this Supplemental Order, the primary purpose of the initial Fact Finding 29 was to identify commercial and operational solutions to cargo delivery system… Read More »

Commission Approves Supplemental Order Expanding Fact Finding 29 Authority

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The Federal Maritime Commission yesterday approved a Supplemental Order that expands the authority of Fact Finding 29, “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement”. The Supplemental Order authorizes Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye, as the designated Fact Finding Officer, to investigate ocean carriers operating in alliances and calling the Port of Long… Read More »

Commission Extends Temporary Exemption of Certain Service Contract Filing Requirements

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In order to provide continued stability and certainty to ocean carriers and shippers impacted by COVID-19, the Commission will extend regulatory relief for service contract filing requirements until June 2021. The Commission voted unanimously this week to take this action. Commission regulations require the filing of service contracts with the… Read More »

Acting Secretary of DHS Briefed on COVID-19 Impacts to Cruise Industry & Ocean Shipping

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Commissioners Louis E. Sola and Rebecca F. Dye today briefed Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf about the Federal Maritime Commission response to COVID-19, including fact finding investigations examining impacts to the passenger cruise industry and the intermodal freight delivery system. Today’s briefing included representatives from Congressional offices,… Read More »

Commissioner Dye Announces Findings of San Pedro Bay Discussions – June 17, 2020

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Following conversations with the port directors in Los Angeles and Long Beach, ocean carrier chief executive officers, Southern California marine terminal operators, longshore labor leaders, and FMC Innovation Teams, Commissioner Rebecca Dye has identified approaches to address the four critical operational challenges at the San Pedro Bay ports identified by… Read More »

Fact Finding 29 Innovation Teams Identify Information Helpful to Mitigating COVID-19 Impacts on Supply Chain

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Ocean carriers, marine terminal operators, and port authorities participating on Supply Chain Innovation Teams established by Commissioner Rebecca Dye as part of her Fact Finding 29 investigation are taking positive steps to address COVID-19-related impacts to the supply chain as well as to prepare for the return of stronger ocean… Read More »

Commission Provides Temporary Relief from Certain Service Contract Filing Requirements

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As a measure to relieve COVID-19 impacts to the supply chain, the Federal Maritime Commission voted to temporarily allow parties to file service contracts up to 30 days after they take effect. The Commission published an order today making the relief effective immediately and lasting through December 31, 2020. The… Read More »