FMC upheld a previous decision that ocean carriers violated federal law when a judge ruled the carriers required trucking companies to use specific intermodal chassis providers.February 21, 2024
The world’s critical shipping lanes are facing a group of modern-day “Barbary pirates” with the recent violence in the Red Sea, according to Federal Maritime Commissioner Carl Bentzel.February 8, 2024
Federal Maritime Commissioner Carl Bentzel believes that the port bottlenecks that occurred during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic must be avoided during future emergencies.May 2, 2023
What began as a $510 small claims case brought by a trucking company has evolved into what some are calling a precedent-setting case.April 3, 2023
American Trucking Associations, the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers and the Harbor Trucking Association jointly support a recently released Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the Federal Maritime Commission that seeks to expand the timeliness and overall level of detail and transparency for detention and demurrage invoices coming from common carrier billing parties that provide ocean carriage and storage of freight.December 12, 2022
ORLANDO, Fla. — Federal Maritime Commission member Carl Bentzel proposes to bring more transparency and efficiency to the ocean shipping industry. He unveiled his plan at the American Association of Port Authorities’ annual convention Oct. 17.October 18, 2022
The top U.S. maritime regulator said stretched global supply chains pushing ocean-freight rates to record highs may stay strained into 2022, raising concerns about whether small American companies can weather another year of a tangled transport system and much higher costs.