Controlled Carriers Under The Shipping Act of 1984
The Federal Maritime Commission is publishing an updated list of controlled carriers, i.e., ocean common carriers operating in U.S.- foreign trades that are owned or controlled by foreign governments. Such carriers are subject to special regulatory oversight by the Commission under the Shipping Act of 1984.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Maritime Commission invites comments on the continuing information collections (extensions with no changes) listed below in this notice.
Ocean Common Carrier and Marine Terminal Operator Agreements Subject to the Shipping Act of 1984
This document clarifies and corrects the regulations in sections 535.311 and 535.704 and appendix A of 46 CFR part 535 of the Final Rule published on November 4, 2004. These revisions to the regulations are non-substantive, and no further public comments on the Final Rule are necessary.
Update of Existing and Addition of New Filing Fees
The Federal Maritime Commission (``Commission'') revises its existing fees for filing petitions and complaints; various public information services, such as record searches, document copying, and admissions to practice; filing ocean transportation intermediary license applications; applications for special permission; service contracts; agreements; and passenger vessel performance and casualty certificate applications. These revised fees reflect current costs to the Commission. In addition, the Commission is establishing a separate fee for the filing of terminal exempt agreements.