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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Thursday, July 07, 2016
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The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following new or amended agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by July 19.

West Coast of South America Discussion Agreement (CMA CGM S.A.; Hamburg-Süd; Mediterranean Shipping Company, SA; and Seaboard Marine Ltd.) – The amendment deletes Hapag-Lloyd as a party to the agreement and reflects the recent resignation of Trinity Shipping Line as a party to the agreement.

CSAV/Hoegh Autoliners Mexico/USA Space Charter Agreement (Compania Sud Americana De Vapores S.A. and Hoegh Autoliners AS) – The amendment adds Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile to the geographic scope of the agreement, corrects the addresses of the parties and adds a new Article 11 to the agreement.

G6/Zim Transpacific Vessel Sharing Agreement (American President Lines, Ltd. and APL Co. Pte, Ltd. (operating as one party); Hapag-Lloyd AG; Hapag-Lloyd USA LLC; Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; Nippon Yusen Kaisha; Orient Overseas Container Line, Limited.; and Zim Integrated Shipping Services Limited) – The amendment deletes existing authority for the parties to engage in slot exchanges between the joint strings operated under the agreement and other G6 service strings.

Liberty Global Logistics/NYK Space Charter Agreement (Liberty Global Logistics LLC and Nippon Yusen Kaisha) – The agreement would authorize the parties to share vessels and vessel space for the carriage of ro/ro cargo in the trades between ports and places in the United States and ports or places in a foreign country.

Glovis/NYK Space Charter Agreement (Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd. and Nippon Yusen Kaisha) – The agreement would authorize the parties to share vessels and vessel space for the carriage of ro/ro cargo in the trades between ports and places in the United States and ports or places in a foreign country.

Los Angeles/Long Beach Port/Terminal Operator Administration and Implementation Agreement (The West Coast MTO Agreement and its individual marine terminal operator members; The City of Los Angeles, acting by and through its Board of Harbor Commissioners; and The City of Long Beach, acting by and through its Board of Harbor Commissioners) – The amendment would add authority for the parties to discuss issues relating to congestion and port and terminal efficiency.

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