OCEAN Alliance Becomes Effective

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, FMC Agreement No. 012426, and allowed it to become effective on Monday, October 24, 2016. The announcement follows an exhaustive review process by the Commission that thoroughly examined all aspects of the proposed agreement to assure that competition in the ocean transportation industry would not suffer. Commissioners and Commission staff extensively engaged filing counsel on a number ... [+]

Port of Oakland favors Saturday gates, with two caveats

TELLS FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION: NEED MORE LABOR, REASONABLE FEE Oakland, CA - August 21, 2015: The Port of Oakland wants Saturday operations at its marine terminals. But it has two big concerns. That was the message Executive Director Chris Lytle delivered this week in a letter to the Federal Maritime Commission. The Port boss ... [+]

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