Ocean Common Carrier and Marine Terminal Operator Agreements Subject to the Shipping Act of 1984
The Federal Maritime Commission published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on August 15, 2016, which set forth proposed modifications to its rules governing agreements by or among ocean common carriers and/or marine terminal operators subject to the Shipping Act of 1984 and its rules on the delegation of authority to and redelegation of authority by the Director, Bureau of Trade Analysis. Public comments on the proposed rule were due on October 17, 2016. This notice withdraws the previous Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and terminates this rulemaking proceeding.
Delegations to Bureau of Enforcement and Enforcement Procedures
The Federal Maritime Commission (Commission) is revising its delegations to the Bureau of Enforcement and its procedures for initiating enforcement action in order to facilitate Commission oversight.
Regulatory Amendments Implementing the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018
The Federal Maritime Commission (Commission) proposes to revise its regulations to implement the provisions of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018. The proposed revisions include amendments to the regulations governing Commission meetings, ocean transportation intermediary licensing, financial responsibility, and general duties, and the submission of public comments on ocean common carrier and marine terminal operator agreements.