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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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 July 5.

West Coast of South America Discussion Agreement (CMA CGM S.A.; Hamburg-Süd; Hapag-Lloyd AG; Mediterranean Shipping Company, SA; and Seaboard Marine Ltd.) – The amendment would add King Ocean Services Limited Inc. as a party to the agreement.

Pacific Islands Discussion Agreement (Hamburg Sud KG doing business under its own name and the name Fesco Australia/New Zealand Liner Services (FANZL); and Polynesia Line Ltd.) – The amendment deletes CMA-CGM SA and Compagnie Maritime Marfret SA as parties to the agreement.

MOL/Glovis Space Charter Agreement (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Hyundai Glovis Co., Ltd.) – The amendment adds the trade between Mexico and the United States to the geographic scope, authorizes MOL to charter space to Glovis, and clarifies the nature of the cargo covered by the agreement.

Hanjin/Zim Slot Exchange Agreement (Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. and Zim Integrated Shipping Services, Ltd.) – The amendment would add Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore to the geographic scope and increase the slot sale and purchase authority to 2,000 TEUs per sailing.

Maersk/MSC Vessel Sharing Agreement (Maersk Line A/S and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.) – The amendment would increase the number of vessels the parties are authorized to operate in the U.S. trades.

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