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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Friday, February 23, 2018
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 March 7.

THE Alliance/Zim MED-USEC Slot Exchange Agreement (Hapag-Lloyd AG; Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; Nippon Yusen Kaisha; Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation; Yang Ming (UK) Ltd.; and Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.) – 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. In addition, the amendment adds Yang Ming (UK) Ltd. as a party (operating as a single party with Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.).

THE Alliance/OOCL Vessel Sharing Agreement (Hapag-Lloyd AG; Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; Nippon Yusen Kaisha; Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation; Yang Ming (UK) Ltd.; and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited) – The amendment revises the agreement to provide for the transition that will occur following the combination of the container liner operations of K Line, Mitsui, and NYK into Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. effective April 1, 2018. In addition, the amendment adds Yang Ming (UK) Ltd. as a party (operating as a single party with Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.).

Husky – Ports America Washington Marine Terminal Cooperative Working Agreement (Ports America Washington, Inc. and Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, Inc.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to (1) establish and maintain terminal rates, service charges and fees, rules, and practices related to their operations at terminals owned and operated by them at the port of Tacoma, and (2) meet, discuss, exchange information and data, and agree on issues regarding their respective operations, facilities, and services at the port.

Tacoma Marine Terminal Operator Conference Agreement (Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, Inc. and Washington United Terminals, Inc.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to establish and maintain rates, charges, schedules, classifications, regulations, rules, and practices related to operations, facilities, and services at marine terminals owned or operated by the parties at the port of Tacoma.

Tacoma Marine Terminal Operator Cooperative Working Agreement (Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, Inc. and Washington United Terminals, Inc.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to discuss and agree on various operational issues at facilities in the port of Tacoma.

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