Fact Finding 29 is an order by the Federal Maritime Commission to investigate challenges to the freight delivery system in the USA and possible violations of the Shipping Act. Commissioner … Read more here..
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has been thrust into the limelight recently due to various challenges faced by the trade and complaints laid by customers in terms of demurrage and detention … Read more here..
On 17th of Feb 2021, based on Fact Finding 29, the FMC has announced that Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye will issue information demand orders to ocean carriers and marine terminal … Read more here..
This definition of the term “Merchant” has caught the attention of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) who is soliciting public comment as to How VOCCs apply the term “Merchant” in … Read more here..
The issue of what the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) may consider in assessing whether a demurrage or detention practice is unjust or unreasonable has seemingly been put to rest with … Read more here..
The TradeLens Agreement which “authorizes the parties to cooperate with respect to the provision of data to a blockchain-enabled, global trade digitized solution that will enable shippers, authorities and other … Read more here..
Demurrage and Detention has been a bone of contention between shipping lines and customers for several years.. Shipping lines have been charging demurrage and detention costs on containers that the … Read more here..
Here are a few questions regarding FMC registered forwarder and documentation, raised by Kashan Faiz Sajjad.. I am a freight forwarder in Pakistan and not FMC registered, I have cargo … Read more here..