Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Seeking Input on Detention and Demurrage Charges
Jan 12, 2021
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.