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New Maritime Agreements Filed

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following new agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by April 8.

NMCC/Hoegh Space Charter Agreement (Hoegh Autoliners AS and Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co. Ltd. and World Logistics Service (U.S.A.) Inc.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter space on each other’s vessels in the trade between the U.S. East Coast and countries bordering on the Mediterranean, Black and Red seas, the Persian Gulf, and the gulfs of Aden and Oman.

NYK/NMCC North America/Red Sea & Persian Gulf Space Charter Agreement (Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co. Ltd. and World Logistics Service (U.S.A.) Inc.) – The agreement authorizes NYK to charter space to NMCC in the trade between the United States and the Middle East (Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq and Yemen).

Hoegh/NMCC Space Charter Agreement (Hoegh Autoliners AS and Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co. Ltd. and World Logistics Service (U.S.A.) Inc.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter space on each other’s vessels in the trade between Mexico and the U.S. East and Gulf coasts.

CHE Vessel Sharing Agreement (COSCO Container Lines Company Limited, Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. and Evergreen Line Joint Service Agreement) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter space on each other’s vessels, coordinate sailings and otherwise cooperate in the carriage of cargo in the trade between China (including Hong Kong), Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Korea and Sri Lanka, on the one hand, and the U.S. East Coast, on the other hand.

Zim/Turkon Slot Charter Agreement (ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. and Turkon Container Transportation & Shipping Inc.) – The agreement authorizes Turkon to charter space to ZIM in the trade between Greece and the U.S. East Coast.

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