New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed
The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following new or amended agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by Dec. 5.
United States/Australasia Discussion Agreement – The amendment would add Compagnie Maritime Marfret S.A. as a party to the agreement.
Pacific Islands Discussion Agreement – The amendment would add Compagnie Maritime Marfret S.A. as a party to the agreement.
Transpacific Stabilization Agreement – The amendment revises Appendix A of the TSA Agreement to remove Nippon Yusen Kaisha Line as a party to the agreement, effective Nov. 16.
HLUSA/ARC Cooperative Working Agreement – The agreement authorizes HLUSA and ARC to engage in ad hoc space chartering in the trades between ports on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States on the one hand and ports in North Europe and on the Baltic, Mediterranean and Red Seas and on the Persian Gulf on the other hand. It also authorizes the parties to discuss possible operational cooperation in those trades.
Miami Marine Terminal Conference Agreement – The agreement would permit the parties to (1) establish and maintain terminal rates, charges, classifications, rules, regulations and practices at terminals owned and/or operated by them at the Port of Miami; and (2) meet, discuss and agree on issues regarding their respective operations, facilities and services at the Port, in order to improve services, reduce costs, increase efficiency, and otherwise optimize conditions in order to better service the interests of the shipping public at the Port.