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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, February 04, 2015
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 Feb. 16.

Norasia Group/HLAG Space Charter and Sailing Agreement (Companhia Libra de Navegacao (Libra); Compania Sud Americana de Vapores, S.A. (CSAV); Compania Libra de Navegacion Uruguay S.A.; Hapag-Lloyd AG.; and Norasia Container Lines Limited) – The amendment would add NYK as a party to the agreement and revise the vessel provision and space allocation provisions accordingly. The amendment would also increase the number and size of vessels the parties are authorized to operate, extend the minimum duration of the agreement and delete obsolete material.

Siem Car Carriers AS/Volkswagen Logistics GMBH & Co. Space Charter Agreement (Siem Car Carriers AS and Volkswagen Logistics GMBH & Co.) – The amendment revises the geographic scope of the agreement to include Germany, Canada, and the U.S. East and Gulf coasts.

NYK/CSAV/Europe/North America Space Charter Agreement (Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Campania Sud Americana De Vapores S.A.) – The agreement authorizes NYK and CSAV to charter space to each other for the transportation of vehicles and other cargo in the trade from Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain, on the one hand, to the U.S. East and Gulf coasts, on the other hand.

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