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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Wednesday, October 07, 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 Oct. 19.

MSC/Zim South America East Coast Vessel Sharing Agreement (Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A. and Zim Intergrated Shipping Services Ltd.) – The amendment would revise the vessel contribution of the parties, delineate the allocation of capacity on each sailing and delete the minimum duration provisions.

ECNA/ECSA Vessel Sharing Agreement (Hamburg Sud; Alianca Navegacao e Logistica Ltds. e CIA; Companhia Libra de Navegacao; Compania Libra de Navegacion Uruguay S.A.; Hapag-Lloyd AG; and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha) – The amendment would delete NYK and Compania Libra de Navegacion Uruguay S.A as parties to the agreement and revise the vessel provision, space allocation provisions and other language in the agreement accordingly.

Hoegh/SC Line S.A. Mexico Jamaica Space Charter Agreement (Hoegh Autoliners AS and SC Line S.A.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter space from/to one another from Mexico to the East and Gulf coasts of the U.S. and from the East and Gulf coasts of the U.S. to Jamaica.

The “K” Line/SC Line Space Charter and Sailing Agreement (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. and SC Line, S.A.) – The agreement authorizes “K” Line to charter space to SC Line in the trade between (a) Jacksonville, Fla., on the one hand, and Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, on the other hand; (b) Galveston, Texas, and Mexico; and (c) Eastern Spain and Northern Europe, on the one hand, and Jacksonville, Fla., and Veracruz, Mexico, on the other hand.

HSDG/YML Space Charter Agreement (Hamburg-Sud and Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.) – The agreement would authorize Hamburg-Sud to charter space to Yang Ming in the trade between the ports on the U.S. East Coast and ports in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.

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