Wicker Supports New FMC Guidance to Improve Freight Fluidity

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today released the following statement after the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued new guidance about how it will assess the reasonableness of detention and demurrage regulations and practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators. “I believe the approach of the final interpretive rule is correct,” said Wicker. “Detention and demurrage fees that do ... [+]

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