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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following new or amended agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by Dec. 7.

Hoegh/Hyundai Glovis Transatlantic Vessel Sharing Agreement (Hoegh Autoliners AS and Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd.) – The amendment adds Spain, Morocco, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Venezuela and Colombia to the geographic scope of the agreement and corrects the address of Hyundai Glovis.

“K” Line/WHL/WHS/PIL Space Charter and Sailing Agreement (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Wan Hai Lines (Singapore) PTE Ltd., Wan Hai Lines Ltd. and Pacific International Lines (PTE) Ltd.) – The amendment updates language in the agreement concerning operational coordination with third parties using slots provided by a party under this agreement.

ELJSA/CMA CGM North West European Continent – U.S. East Coast Service Slot Charter Agreement (Evergreen Line Joint Service Agreement and CMA CGM S.A.) – The amendment adds Article 5.9 to the agreement allowing CMA CGM to communicate directly with members of the CKYHE Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 012300) who are providing the vessel space which Evergreen is chartering to CMA CGM.

NMCC/Hoegh Autoliners Space Charter Agreement (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co. Ltd., World Logistics Service (U.S.A.) Inc. and Hoegh Autoliners AS) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter space to one another for the carriage of vehicles and other Ro-Ro cargo in the trades between the U.S. and countries in the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Northern Europe (including the United Kingdom and Ireland), and the Middle East and Mediterranean, excluding the trades from the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts to Bahrain and Oman.

NMCC/Hoegh Autoliners Space Charter Agreement (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co. Ltd., World Logistics Service (U.S.A.) Inc. and Hoegh Autoliners AS) – The amendment would expand the geographic scope of the agreement to include the trades from the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts to Bahrain and Oman and change the name of the agreement.

Seaboard/Crowley Space Charter Agreement (Crowley Caribbean Services LLC and Seaboard Marine Ltd.) – The agreement would authorize Crowley to charter space to Seaboard in the trade from Port Everglades, Florida, to Jamaica.

Hanjin/Zim Slot Exchange Agreement (ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. and Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd.) – The agreement would authorize the parties to exchange slots on their respective services in the trade between ports in Asia and ports on the U.S. East Coast.

AMPT/Maher Cooperative Working Agreement (APM Terminals North America Inc., Maher Terminals Inc. and Millennium Marine Rail LLC) – The amendment would reflect the fact that Maher has restructured itself as an LLC and that APMT has placed its terminal operations in a wholly-owned subsidiary. It would also correct the addresses of the parties to the agreement.

 

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