U.S. SENATE APPROVES BRENNAN, MERCK AS FMC COMMISSIONERS
The U.S. Senate has approved President Clinton’s nominations of former
Maine Governor and Congressman Joseph E. Brennan and Charleston maritime attorney Antony
Merck as Federal Maritime Commissioners.
Brennan will fill a seat vacant since former agency chairman William
Hathaway retired in February 1996.
Merck will replace Ming Hsu, who is expected to step down after nearly 10
years with the agency.
The appointments will bring the FMC to a full slate of five
commissioners for the first time in several years.