A federal regulator is using a new report to spotlight the importance of ocean containers to the U.S. economy and the threat of China’s market dominance.
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Commission).Bentzel: “Let’s face it, it’s taking two or three times longer to deliver cargo because of congestion and conservatively prices are three to five times higher.”
Federal regulators will soon begin analyzing how transportation data sharing can move more containers.
Federal regulators are calling for a “full and thorough review” of the proposed purchase of the largest port operator in the U.S. by a Canadian pension firm.
Ocean carrier detention and demurrage practices will be the target of an upcoming proposed rule from the Federal Maritime Commission.
The maritime meeting among trade partners comes as container shipping remains hot.
China’s potential monopoly over containers and intermodal chassis is the target of an investigation by FMC Commissioner Carl Bentzel.
Biden taps Daniel Maffei to head the FMC amid the ongoing port congestion crisis.
Maritime regulators warn the Houston port agency against restrictions that could hamper the Gulf Coast container trade.
FMC commissioners appeal to President Joe Biden to immediately vaccinate the maritime workforce.
The World Shipping Council responds to assertions from FMC commissioners of potential Shipping Act violations.
Allegations of service and rate violations ocean carriers against U.S. exporters are increasing, according to FMC commissioners.
The 1920 Merchant Marine Act authorizes the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to investigate and penalize foreign governments with ocean shipping regulations that discriminate against U.S. trade.
U.S. Federal Maritime Commission finds sufficient credibility in Lake Carriers’ Association petition to support invoking rarely used 1920 Merchant Marine Act investigative authority.
U.S. Federal Maritime Commission asks lawmakers to consider “financial bridge” to help container terminals make their lease payments.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission’s legal staff is expected to deliver its final demurrage and detention rulemaking assessment to the commissioners in the next several weeks.