WASHINGTON HEARINGS ON OCEAN LINES’ ANTITRUST IMMUNITY POSTPONED
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has postponed hearings on ocean
carriers’ antitrust immunity under the Ocean Shipping Reform Act.
The hearings, called for by Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., chairman of the
committee, have been rescheduled to May 5, from April 28.
Federal Maritime Commission chairman Hal Creel will testify, as will
officials from the U.S. Department of Justice, APL Ltd., Sea-Land Service,
shippers associations and non-vessel-operating common carriers.
The hearing will begin at 10 a.m., in the committee’s main hearing room
(2141), House Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C.