Legislators’ recent interest in rewriting the Shipping Act of 1984 has been sparked by third-party suppliers’ fears of alliances having too much power.
US Transportation Regulations
24 May 2017
Commissioners at a regular FMC meeting on Wednesday called into question their capacity to fulfill the agency’s role as a voice for its stakeholder community, scrutinizing the so-called “notices of inquiry”, which allow the public to weigh in on pertinent issues.
24 May 2017
The legislation was sought by resin exporters.
22 May 2017
Such a move already has support on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have been weighing options to strengthen Federal Maritime Commission safeguards against collusion among carriers in the world’s three major VSAs.
11 May 2017
US Customs and Border Protection sided with the oil and gas industry over Jones Act supporters in the first major test of how the act’s US-flag shipping requirements will be interpreted under the Trump administration.
10 May 2017
If there was any sign of foul play, “we’d investigate,” the Federal Maritime Commission acting chairman Michael Khouri said at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday.
03 May 2017
Legislators said their interest in the area has been piqued by a broader inquiry into possible collusion among carriers in the world’s three major vessel-sharing agreements.
02 May 2017
The US Federal Maritime Commissioners voted 4-0 to reject ‘K’-Line, MOL, and NYK Line’s plan to share information with each other ahead of the merging of their container operations in July
28 Apr 2017
The House of Representatives — and soon the Senate, sources say — will hear the concerns of domestic tugboat operators.
19 Apr 2017
The fight underscores how explosive the petition is becoming.
17 Apr 2017
Shippers and logistics operators at recent conferences didn't expect a massive capacity crunch to follow the rollout of an electronic logging mandate this year, but truckers warned there will be an impact.
10 Apr 2017
Legislators’ recent and rare interest in rewriting the Shipping Act of 1984 has been sparked by fear that the three shipping alliances have too much power and the Federal Maritime Commission doesn’t have a strategy to rein them in.
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