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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Tuesday, January 24, 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 Jan. 31.

HLAG/HSDG Latin America Slot Exchange Agreement (Hapag-Lloyd AG and Hamburg Sud) – The amendment increases the amount of space to be exchanged, provides for limited, defined flexibility in the amount of space to be exchanged going forward, and eliminates restrictions on the movement of cargo to/from certain locations.

MOL/NMCC/WLS/SCC Space Charter Agreement (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co., Ltd., and World Logistics Service (U.S.A.), Inc. (collectively MOL); and Siem Car Carriers A/S) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter space to one another on an as-needed, as-available basis for the carriage of vehicles and other ro-ro cargo in the trades between the U.S. and all foreign countries.

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