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Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Friday, February 09, 2018
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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 Feb. 20.

ABC Discussion Agreement (King Ocean Services Limited, Inc., and Seaboard Marine Ltd.) – The amendment deletes Crowley Caribbean Services LLC as a party to the agreement.

The OCEAN Alliance Agreement (American President Lines, Ltd.; APL Co. Pte. Ltd.; CMA CGM S.A.; COSCO Shipping Lines Co., Ltd.; COSCO Shipping Lines (Europe) GmbH; Evergreen Line Joint Service Agreement; Orient Overseas Container Line Limited; and OOCL (Europe) Limited) – The amendment revises article 2 of the agreement to add COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Europe) GmbH as a party. COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Europe) GmbH

and COSCO SHIPPING Lines Co., Ltd. shall be treated as one party for all purposes under the agreement.

ACL/WWL Agreement (Atlantic Container Line A.B.; and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS) – The amendment revises the amount of space to be chartered, adds the Atlantic Coast of Canada to the geographic scope of the agreement, adjusts the notice required to terminate the agreement in certain circumstances, and deletes obsolete material.

ONE/ELJSA Space Charter Agreement (Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. and Evergreen Line Joint Service Agreement) – The amendment revises the agreement to provide for the transition that will occur following the combination of the container liner operations of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; and Nippon Yusen Kaisha into a new company known as Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. effective April 1, 2018.

WWL/Hyundai Glovis Space Charter Agreement (Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS and Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd.) – The amendment adds the Pacific Coast of the United States to the scope of the agreement and revises article 5.1 to authorize reciprocal (rather than one-way) space chartering.

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