Maritime

  • Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Moves Forward, Announces Investigation of Port-Based Detention and Demurrage Charges


    Nov 23, 2020 — FMC approved a Supplemental Order that expands the authority of Fact Finding 29, “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement”. Commissioner Dye will lead the FMC's efforts into further investigation of ocean carriers operating in alliances, focusing on the Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Specifically, the Commission will review policies and practices related to detention and demurrage, container return and container availability.
  • UK ports need outside help as containers pile up by the thousand


    Nov 18, 2020 — Overflow container stacks continue to proliferate around the UK as the logistics industry scrambles to tackle the growing congestion hitting supply chains.
  • Cracked Containership Leaking Oil at Bayonne, New Jersey Terminal


    Sep 30, 2020 — The M/V YM Mandate is docked at the Global Container Terminal at the Port of New York and New Jersey. According to a U.S. Coast Guard statement on the incident, the National Response Center contacted Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders on Monday reporting a sheen near the vessel.