Federal Maritime Commission

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

UASC challenges FMC rules governing 'controlled' carriers

UNITED Arab Shipping Company has lodged a petition with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to be exempted from the US government's rules concerning "controlled" carriers, after the government of Qatar become the major shareholder in UASC with 51.27 ... [Published SeaNews - 7 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Qatar takes ownership control of UASC

Qatar has reportedly assumed ownership control of United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).This has come to light in a petition filed by UASC last month with the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), seeking a certain relevant exemption.It points out that ... [Published Trans Reporter - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Concern in China over Maersk Line-MSC Alliance

Chinese authorities worry about 2M's effect on the container marketChinese government and shipping interests are arguing that the proposed 2M container shipping alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) could cause problems, even ... [Published Ship & Bunker - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Qatar takes control of rapidly growing container carrier

Oil state Qatar has become a controlling stakeholder in the rapidly growing Arabian container carrier United Arab Shipping Company (UASC). This is evident from documents submitted to the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in June, where the carrier ... [Published ShippingWatch - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ocean Carriers Are Hardly Finished Trying to Form Alliances

By: Maritime ExecutiveJuly 24, 2014Maersk and MSC’s subsequent 2M agreement is only the latest. Evergreen and the CKYH alliance are still talking to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission about extending the scope of their operating agreement between Asia ... [Published Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

New regs for Thursday: Tires, electronic payments, freight ships

Thursday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for tire manufacturers, federal agencies that use the Automated Clearing House to process credit and debit card payments, hydropower companies, and freight ships.Here's what is happening:Tires: ... [Published The Hill - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

FMC members cite progress in cross-border report

Two Federal Maritime Commission members hailed U.S. dredging legislation and Seattle-Tacoma port cooperation as “significant” steps to help U.S. ports compete with Canadian and Mexican gateways for shipments to U.S. points.Commissioners Richard A. Lidinsky ... [Published Journal of Commerce - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Box alliances ‘still the way to go’

The rejection by Chinese regulators of the P3 alliance between Maersk, CMA CGM and MSC on competition grounds will not prevent lines from working more closely together in a bid to cut costs, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.With Maersk and MSC ... [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Shipping Alliances Set for Further Expansion

Ocean carriers are clearly not yet done with mega-alliance expansion following China’s rejection of P3. Maersk and MSC’s subsequent 2M agreement is only the latest. Evergreen and the CKYH alliance are still talking to the US’ Federal Maritime Commission ... [Published Maritime Executive - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Making use of International Relocation Service

)Pressbox (Press Release) -When you are utilizing a worldwide moving service, all you need to do is to simply provide them with the needed info and you can let them look after the rest. You won't need to fret yourself silly about particular information ... [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

European Shippers Council tells EU regulators to closely watch 2M

THE European Shippers' Council (ESC) has called on EU competition authorities to closely monitor the recently announced 2M Maersk-MSC vessel sharing agreement's effect on pricing, capacity changes and service quality.   Monday, 14.Jul.2014, 22:26 (GMT) ... [Published SeaNews - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Automated SERVCON Filing Using Web Services

WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The Federal Maritime Commission issued the following news release: The FMC has developed a time and cost saving Web Services filing option that allows vessel-operating common carriers (VOCCs) and ... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 13 2014]

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It points out that "as a result of increases in capital and the issuance of additional shares over the years, Qatar has now attained a 51.270 percentage ownership control in the company. Therefore, UASC has become a controlled carrier.”"
"But the registration with the Chinese Ministry of Transport has been done in line with other VSA's that are registered before they launch their operations" Storgaard said
In the rule the EPA "requests comment on whether industrial combined heat and power approaches warrant consideration as a potential way to avoid emissions from an affected electric generating unit (EGU) and if electric generating units producing both electric energy output and useful thermal output should report both electric and useful thermal output"
"Recognizing individual groups of employees that work in the same store as unique bargaining units is nonsensical and impractical" said David French, a lobbyist with the National Retail Federation. http://j.mp/1nVKyx0

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UASC challenges FMC rules governing 'controlled... [Published SeaNews - 7 hours ago]
Qatar takes ownership control of UASC [Published Trans Reporter - 22 hours ago]
Concern in China over Maersk Line-MSC Alliance [Published Ship & Bunker - Jul 30 2014]
Assessing market share is a nightmare [Published Cargonews Asia - Jul 30 2014]
Government OKs Arab-owned company Gulftainer to... [Published Washington Times - Jul 29 2014]
Qatar takes control of UASC [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 29 2014]
Qatar takes control of rapidly growing containe... [Published ShippingWatch - Jul 29 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Federal Mariti... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 26 2014]
Industry and Government Officials from Across t... [Published Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production - Jul 24 2014]
Ocean Carriers Are Hardly Finished Trying to Fo... [Published Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies - Jul 24 2014]
OVERNIGHT REGULATION: A big win for big labor? [Published The Hill - Jul 24 2014]
New regs for Thursday: Tires, electronic paymen... [Published The Hill - Jul 23 2014]
FMC members cite progress in cross-border report [Published Journal of Commerce - Jul 22 2014]
Box alliances ‘still the way to go’ [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 22 2014]
Drewry: Carrier alliances necessary to cut cost... [Published Cargo Business News - Jul 22 2014]
Shipping Alliances Set for Further Expansion [Published Maritime Executive - Jul 21 2014]
Containership Consortia Set for Further Expansi... [Published Marine Link - Jul 21 2014]
Making use of International Relocation Service [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Will regulators allow the 2M Alliance? [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 18 2014]
US ports ready for strike as talks continue [Published Cargonews Asia - Jul 15 2014]
European Shippers Council tells EU regulators t... [Published SeaNews - Jul 14 2014]
European shippers call f… [Published Noodls - Jul 14 2014]
U.S. FMC's Approval of CKYHE's Agreement Likey ... [Published CENS.com - Jul 14 2014]
Automated SERVCON Filing Using Web Services [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 13 2014]
European shippers wary of 2M market share [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 11 2014]
Shippers call for ‘unreliable’ shipping line se... [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 11 2014]
FMC's P3 constraints should be placed on 2M say... [Published Seatrade Global - Jul 11 2014]
Chinese Competition Authority blocks P3 Network [Published Lexology - Jul 11 2014]
Infrastructure Alert - July 2014 [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
Eleven Thompson Hine Lawyers Recognized by Wash... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 10 2014]
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China Container Decision [Published Shiptalk - Jun 27 2014]
Plans for the P3 alliance of MSC, CMA CGM and Maersk have been abandoned after the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) blocked the deal under China’s company merger rules. Preparatory work for the alliance began after it was announced in June last ...
China Scuttling P3 Pact Seen to Hurt Shippers, ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 20 2014]
File Photo Image (c) CMA CGM By Clement Tan June 20 (Bloomberg) — China rejected a global shipping alliance to protect companies navigating a choppy market. The decision will probably hurt cargo firms’ earnings, including its own. The Commerce ...
Maersk Explores Plan B After P3 Alliance Block [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 18 2014]
The world’s largest container ship, the MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, is led by pilot ships as it makes its maiden port of call at a PSA International port terminal in Singapore September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su By Chris Jasper and Clement Tan ...
China’s P3 Alliance Block Sends Maersk Shares T... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 17 2014]
Image courtesy Maersk Line By Clement Tan and Chris Jasper June 17 (Bloomberg) — China blocked the formation of a global alliance by the world’s three biggest shipping lines in a surprise move that ignored Western approval of the plan and sent A.P. ...
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 ...
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