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Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following amended agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by March 28.

Australia and New Zealand-United States Discussion Agreement (CMA CGM S.A. and ANL Singapore Pte Ltd.) – The amendment deletes Maersk Line A/S as a party to the agreement.

USMX-ILA Master Contract between United States Maritime Alliance Ltd. and International Longshoremen’s Association (United States Maritime Alliance Ltd., on behalf of management, and the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO) – The amendment extends to Sept. 30, 2018, the agreement to reduce the overall assessment from $5.10 per ton to 55 cents per ton on cargo destined to or from the Caribbean Basin handled by ILA-represented employees in the ports of Jacksonville, Southeast Florida, Tampa, Mobile, New Orleans and ports in the West Gulf.

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