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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, July 19, 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 July 31.

International Council of Containership Operators – The amendment updates the membership of the agreement to reflect the recent merger of Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company.

Australia and New Zealand-United States Discussion Agreement (CMA CGM, S.A. and ANL Singapore Pte Ltd. (acting as a single party); Hamburg-Süd KG; and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.) – The amendment deletes MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. as a party to the agreement.

Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement (The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and its member lines; the association’s subsidiary Consolidated Chassis Management LLC and its affiliates; CCM Holdings LLC; CCM Pools LLC and its subsidiaries; Matson Navigation Co.; and Westwood Shipping Lines) – The amendment makes various updates to the membership of the agreement.

Assessment Agreement of Carrier Members of United States Maritime Alliance Ltd. – The amendment updates the membership of the agreement.

Eastern Car Liner Ltd/Austral Asia Line Pte. Ltd Space Charter Agreement (Austral Asia Line Pte. Ltd. and Eastern Car Liner, Ltd.) – The agreement authorizes Austral Asia Line to charter space for the carriage of breakbulk and ro/ro shipments to Eastern Car Liner in the U.S. trades served by Austral Asia, which would be mainly the Far East/U.S. trans-Pacific trade.

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