The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a notice stating that it will meet in open session on Washington, DC on 13 February. Topics on the agenda include: tariff filing exemption for NVOCC negotiated rate arrangements; retrospective review of existing rules; passenger vessel operator financial responsibility requirements for nonperformance of transportation and technical revision of passenger vessel operator regulations; and licensing, financial responsibility requirements, and general duties for ocean transportation intermediaries. 78 Fed. Reg. 9390 (February 8, 2013).


Courtesy of Bryant’s Maritime Consulting