New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed
The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following new or amended agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by May 29.
Matson/Mell Space Charter Agreement (Pacific Islands) (Matson Navigation Company, Inc. and Mariana Express Lines Pte. Ltd.) – The amendment updates the agreement to reflect reciprocal space charter authority and makes other administrative changes.
Marine Terminal Services Agreement between Port of Houston Authority and Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. – The agreement sets forth certain discounted rates and charges applicable to Zim’s container vessels calling at PHA’s Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals. The agreement will commence upon filing with the FMC and the term of the agreement is 10 years following such filing, with an option to jointly agree upon a five-year extension.