Sailing the Seven Seas

Have you ever thought about the first journey of a ship, her maiden voyage from the shipyard to its owner?

US FMC Eases Ocean Transportation Rules

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to amend its rules involving Service Contracts and NVOCC Service ...

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FMC: RoRo Carriers to Jointly Negotiate for Tug Services

Roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels deployed in services covered by a cooperative working agreement between four major ...

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FMC Rejects Port of NY/NJ Equipment Discussion Agreement

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has rejected the “Port of New York/New Jersey Equipment Optimization ...

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Miami Terminal Conference Agreement Gets Green Light

Miami Marine Terminal Conference Agreement, an agreement between two marine terminal companies located at the Port ...

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FMC Clears THE Alliance

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has concluded its review of the proposed THE Alliance agreement, allowing ...

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FMC Urged to Address Force Majeure Fees

The Federal Maritime Commission has been asked to set new policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers ...

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THE Alliance's Power 'Raises Concerns'

The shipping alliance proposed earlier this year, conveniently named THE Alliance, is raising the U.S. ...

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OCEAN Alliance Receives Approval from FMC

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing it to ...

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FMC Reaches Settlement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Eukor

The US Federal Maritime Commission has reached an agreement with Norwegian car carrier Wallenius Wilhelmsen ...

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FMC Collects USD 338,000 in Civil Penalties

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD 338,000 in ...

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FMC Recovers USD 840,000 in Civil Penalties

The United States Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD 840,000 ...

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Carriers to Reveal New Alliance This Week

The latest market rumors on the formation of a new global carrier alliance seem to be true as companies that have ...

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FMC Clamps Down on US Port Congestion

The United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has launched an initiative comprising representatives from 34 ...

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FMC Raises USD 520,000 Mln in Civil Penalties

The United States Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD 520,000 ...

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Siem Car Carriers Agrees to Pay USD 135000 Fine to FMC

Oslo-based car carrier Siem Car Carriers has agreed to pay USD 135,000 fine following a compromise agreement with ...

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FMC Puts Oakland Saturday Gates Proposal on Ice

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously this Wednesday to issue a request for additional information ...

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Port of Oakland Sets Conditions for Full Saturday Operations

The Port of Oakland wants Saturday operations at its marine terminals, but first a labor shortage that has slowed ...

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UASC Settles on US Shipping Act Violation Claims

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has completed compromise agreements with Dubai-based United Arab Shipping ...

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FMC Wants More Data from PPA Ocean Carrier Members

FMC Wants More Data from Pacific Ports Agreement Members

The US federal Maritime Commission voted at its meeting on Wednesday to take several actions, including ordering ...

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Global Watchdogs to Keep Closer Eye on Shipping Alliances

Global Watchdogs to Keep Closer Eye on Shipping Alliances

Monitoring of the ever growing shipping alliances warrants a closer contact and better communication between ...

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FMC Clears Pacific Ports Agreement

FMC Clears Pacific Ports Agreement

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted unanimously to allow the Pacific Ports Operational Improvements ...

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