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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Thursday, November 10, 2016
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 Nov. 22.

International Council of Containership Operators (Maersk Line A/S; CMA CGM, S.A.; China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited; Crowley Maritime Corp.; Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan), Ltd.; Hamburg-Süd KG; Hapag-Lloyd AG and Hapag-Lloyd USA LLC; Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.; Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; Nippon Yusen Kaisha; Orient Overseas Container Line, Ltd.; Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd.; United Arab Shipping Company (S.A.G.); Wan Hai Lines Ltd.; Yang Ming Transport Marine Corp.; and Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.) – The amendment deletes Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. as a party to the agreement.

EUKOR/”K” Line Space Charter Agreement (EUKOR Car Carriers, Inc. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.) – The amendment adds the Dominican Republic, Grand Cayman, St. Maarten, Haiti, and the Bahamas to the geographic scope of the agreement.

MSC/ACL Trans-Atlantic Space Charter (Atlantic Container Line A.B. and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.) – The amendment extends the duration of the agreement for one year.

THE Alliance Agreement (Hapag-Lloyd AG and Hapag-Lloyd USA LLC (acting as one party); Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; Nippon Yusen Kaisha; and Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.) – The agreement authorizes the parties to charter and exchange space on one another's vessels and to rationalize, coordinate, and cooperate with respect to the parties'

transportation services and operations.

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