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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, February 05, 2014
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The Federal Maritime Commission has issued notice that the following new or amended agreements have been filed. Interested parties may submit comments by Feb. 17.

United States/Australasia Discussion Agreement – The amendment would revise the minimum service levels set forth in the agreement.

Greater Bali Hai Service – The amendment deletes Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Kyowa Shipping Co. Ltd. as parties to the agreement, updates the name and address of China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd., and adjusts the remaining parties’ contributions and losses.

Israel Carrier Association – The amendment deletes authority to enter into exclusive, preferential or cooperative working agreements with marine terminal operators.

Common Ocean Carrier Platform Agreement – The amendment adds Yang Ming Transport Corporation as a non-shareholder party to the agreement.

Consolidated Chassis Management Pool Agreement – The amendment makes various revisions to the names and addresses of the parties and deletes Crowley Maritime Corporation, Crowley Latin America Services LLC, and Crowley Caribbean Services LLC as parties to the agreement.

HSDG/Zim Intermodal Cooperation Agreement – The agreement authorizes the parties to jointly procure inland transportation between inland or coastal points in the U.S. and ports of the U.S. for containerized cargo destined to or arriving from any country in the world.

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