Tag: FMC


FMC asks shippers, transportation providers to weigh in on data initiative

September 19, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

The Federal Maritime Commission wants supply chain stakeholders to review and comment on the proposed processes and definitions identified in the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI), according to a Request for Information shared on Aug. 16. FMC commissioner Carl Bentzel […]


US FMC probing shipping lines’ anti-retaliation compliance

December 16, 2022

Via: Splash 247

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is asking the top 20 shipping lines calling the United States to provide information on how they are complying with the new prohibitions on retaliation established by the country’s Ocean Shipping Reform Act of […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

New FMC bureau created to enforce US Shipping Act

August 1, 2022

Via: Splash 247

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has reorganised its investigative and prosecution functions, consolidating them into the newly created Bureau of Enforcement, Investigations and Compliance (BEIC) effective immediately. The BEIC will be headed by an attorney in the senior executive […]


FMC makes its pitch to Senate for greater powers

March 4, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Commissioners from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) laid out to senators in Washington DC yesterday why they believe their regulatory body needs greater powers and funding to help tackle the supply chain crisis that has racked the US during the […]


House approves legislation to ease supply chain challenges

December 10, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Salud Carbajal (D-CA), and John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the passage of H.R. 4996, a bill designed to ease supply chain challenges. DeFazio, chair of the House Committee on Transportation, said the Ocean Shipping […]