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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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 April 17.

Tripartite Agreement (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; and Nippon Yusen Kaisha) – The agreement authorizes the parties to establish and operate a joint service for the transportation of containerized cargo in the trade between the U.S. and all countries worldwide and to engage in cooperative working arrangements in preparation for the operation of the joint service.

Cruise Lines International Association Agreement – The amendment would update the agreement membership and revise language regarding the election of the chair and vice chair.

HSDG/HLAG/CMA CGM Slot Charter Agreement (Hamburg Sud; Hapag-Lloyd AG; and CMA CGM S.A.) – The agreement authorizes HSDG and HLAG to charter space to CMA CGM in the trade between the U.S. East Coast, on the one hand, and Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile, on the other hand.

CMA CGM/HLAG U.S.-West Med Slot Charter Agreement (CMA CGM, S.A.; and Hapag Lloyd AG) – The agreement authorizes CMA CGM to charter space to HLAG in the trade between Italy and Spain, on the one hand, and the U.S. East Coast, on the other hand.

NYK/OOCL Space Charter Agreement (Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited) – The agreement authorizes NYK to charter space to OOCL on the service referred to as the PS1 and operated under THE Alliance Agreement and to enter into arrangements related to the chartering of such space.

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