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New and Amended Maritime Agreements Filed

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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 28.

CMA CGM/Marfret Vessel Sharing Agreement (CMA CGM S.A., CMA CGM (UK) Limited and Compagnie Maritime Marfret S.A.) – The amendment would provide for ad hoc space charters from CMA CGM to Marfret in the event of service disruptions due to port omissions.

HSDG/Alianca/Norasia/Libra/CLNU Vessel Sharing Agreement (Hamburg-Sud, Alianca Navegacao e Logistica Ltda. e Cia, Compania Sud Americana de Vapores S.A., Companhia Libra de Navegacao, Compania Libra de Navigacion Uruguay S.A., and Norasia Container Lines Limited) – the amendment modifies the agreement to reflect CSAV's transfer of its container shipping business to its wholly-owned subsidiary, Norasia.

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 would authorize the licensing of pool management software systems to third parties and would authorize management of third party chassis pools.

ELJSA-Hanjin Shipping Slot Exchange Agreement (Evergreen Line Joint Service Agreement and Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd.) – The amendment would add port calls at Hong Kong and Singapore.

West Coast MTO Agreement (APM Terminals Pacific Ltd., California United Terminals Inc., Eagle Marine Services Ltd., International Transportation Service Inc., Long Beach Container Terminal Inc., Seaside Transportation Service LLC, Trapac Inc., Total Terminals LLC, West

Basin Container Terminal LLC, Yusen Terminals Inc., Pacific Maritime Services LLC, SSA Terminals LLC, and SSA Terminal (Long Beach) LLC) – The amendment would authorize the parties to discuss, agree upon, establish, revise, maintain, cancel and enforce terminal rates and rules with respect to on-terminal storage of equipment.

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