Federal Maritime Commission

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Name: Federal Maritime Commission
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle port commissioners tour Tacoma talk peace

Tacoma and Seattle ports successfully sought antitrust immunity from the Federal Maritime Commission to begin those talks and information sharing as they moved to halt the erosion of their North ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Report suggests Port of Seattle consolidate, CEO won't rule it out

SEATTLE - A recently discovered report suggests the Port of Seattle's marine operations are well below capacity, and it needs major improvements to stay competitive.The report was obtained by KING 5 after a Public Disclosure Request to the Port of Se ... [Published KGW.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Shippers and the supernatural

In the long ago late night television era, Johnny Carson had a memorable fortune teller routine. As “Carnack the Magnificent,” this classic comedic genius would predict the answers to questions that were concealed inside a sealed envelope about unexpected ... [Published Logistics Management - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

US FMC Commissioner Visits Panama Canal Expansion Sites

MarineLink.comCounsel to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioninforms that Commissioner William P. Doyle has recently surveyedthe construction site on a visit to the Pacific-side of theexpanded Panama Canal.Doyle viewed construction sites on the Pacific ... [Published Maritime Global News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

P3 readies for operations in 3 months, opens temporary offices in London

THE P3 mega alliance, made up Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM, have rented temporary quarters in London, having received a passing grade from the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and now await approval from China and indications from EU.Tuesday, 15.Apr.2014, ... [Published SeaNews - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

FMC okays G6 expansion amendment, sees no violation of US Shipping Act

THE US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has told the expanded G6 Alliance that its proposed amendment to enlarge its size and scope has passed muster and there for it is entitled to ply trades between the Far East and Europe to American ports. Tuesday, ... [Published SeaNews - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

FMC approves G6 Alliance

, the United States Federal Maritime Commission announced that it has unanimously approved the G6 Alliance Agreement among American President Lines, Hapag Lloyd AG/USA, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui OSK Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha, and Orient Overseas ... [Published Lexology - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 7 reports

INTERNATIONAL: FMC clears G6 amendment

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has cleared an amendment to the G6 Alliance agreement that will allow the alliance to expand the scope of its cooperation to trades between Asia and the US west coast and between northern Europe all the US coasts. ... [Published Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Labor talks, bigger ships the talk of Port of Long Beach forecast event

LONG BEACH >> Upcoming labor talks, the arrival of bigger ships and shortening trucks’ waiting times dominated the discussion at Wednesday’s 10th annual Pulse of the Ports at the Long Beach Convention Center.More than 600 people attended the event, ... [Published Los Angeles Daily News - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 4 reports

Moves to control 'unprecedented power' of P3 Alliance

by Editorial StaffGlobal : The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has granted A. P. Moller-Maersk, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and CMA CGM approval to form the ‘P3 Alliance’ which, these companies say, would enable them to co-operate more closely ... [Published Recycling International - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

P3 may launch mid-year with US approval, pending China's, EU's nod

MAERSK Line has raised hopes that its proposed P3 containership-sharing alliance with the world's number two and three, MSC and CMA CGM, will start operating mid year after gaining US regulatory approval. Wednesday, 26.Mar.2014, 00:34 (GMT+2) MAERSK Line ... [Published SeaNews - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 3 reports

Exporters concerned over impact of P3 Alliance

By Plans for three of the world’s largest container shipping firms to form an alliance to share vessels on routes between Europe, Asia and America have lead to concerns that shipping costs for recyclable waste could increase.A. P. Moller-Maersk A/S, CMA ... [Published Lets Recycle - Mar 24 2014]


"Nothing is off the table," said Yoshitani. "The shipping lines are consolidating to form alliances, and it might be worthwhile for the ports to look at it." He said the Seattle port's talks with the Port of Tacoma were confidential
"There is not sufficient width between the eastern boundary of T-46 and State Route 99 in which multiple tracks could be installed that could be used for the loading and unloading of intermodal railcars" says the report
..." He continued, "I really appreciate the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) executives and staff taking the time to explain the mechanics of the existing canal and for walking me through the construction sites of the expanded Canal—special thanks to Ilya R Espino de Marotta, Executive Vice President Engineering & Program Management ACP, and Esteban G Saenz E , Executive Vice President, Executive Vice Presidency of Operations ACP."
"Dave was a good administrator and he was a detail guy. He was well-liked by his employees and those who worked with him" said Helen Delich Bentley, the former congresswoman and chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission

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Seattle port commissioners tour Tacoma talk peace [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
Report: Container shipping vulnerable at Puget ... [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 20 2014]
Seattle port commissioners tour Tacoma, talk peace [Published Seattle Times - Apr 20 2014]
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV agree to merge [Published Logistics Management - Apr 17 2014]
Report suggests Port of Seattle consolidate, CE... [Published KGW.com - Apr 17 2014]
Commissioner Doyle surveys construction sites o... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 16 2014]
Shippers and the supernatural [Published Logistics Management - Apr 16 2014]
David A. Wagner, port official [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 16 2014]
US FMC Commissioner Visits Panama Canal Expansi... [Published Maritime Global News - Apr 16 2014]
P3 readies for operations in 3 months, opens te... [Published SeaNews - Apr 15 2014]
Ferry company tells Yarmouth it's looking to cr... [Published The Sou Wester - Apr 14 2014]
P3 could force break-up of existing alliances [Published Lloyds Loading List - Apr 14 2014]
Shipping/Land transportation-Busan port crisis ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Gov. Jerry Brown confirmed to attend World Trad... [Published Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce - Apr 11 2014]
World Trade Week Celebration Kicks Off May 2 [Published Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce - Apr 10 2014]
Developments in EU Transport Law - April 2014 [Published JD Supra - Apr 09 2014]
Maersk Line's Knudsen speaks out [Published WorldCargo News Online - Apr 09 2014]
INTERNATIONAL: G6 is a ‘true alliance’ says Lid... [Published Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News - Apr 09 2014]
FMC okays G6 expansion amendment, sees no viola... [Published SeaNews - Apr 08 2014]
Drewry: Major shipping alliances to challenge E... [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 08 2014]
UCS Ship Spare Market Report [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 07 2014]
Mega alliance shakes the shipping industry [Published Bulletin Panama - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. gives P3 Alliance the green light, but cav... [Published Canadian Sailings - Apr 07 2014]
Federal Maritime Commission approves G6 Allianc... [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 07 2014]
Ice stalls Great Lakes shipping season [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 07 2014]
Canada raises trucker rates at Port Metro Vanco... [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 07 2014]
UN panel to investigate oil-by-rail [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 07 2014]
At least 2 dead after cargo ship sinks [Published Cargo Business News - Apr 07 2014]
FMC approves G6 Alliance [Published Lexology - Apr 04 2014]
The Federal Maritime Commission concludes a rev... [Published Portnews - Apr 04 2014]
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From the Vault: Reply to the Village Voice, by ... [Published EconLog - Mar 27 2014]
In writing a tribute to the late Murray Weidenbaum last weekend, I came across a piece I wrote in 1979, a piece that had caused me to get in touch with Murray. I titled it "Reply to the Voice." It was a reply to a scurrilous attack on the growing ...
GSF Calls On Regulators To Investigate Impact O... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 19 2014]
The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) has called on international regulators to fully investigate the impact on price and service of the P3, and to make appropriate changes to ease competition concerns. At its third annual meeting in Los Angeles, USA, GSF ...
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