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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation issued an Interim Final Rule (IFR) in the Federal Register on December 21, 2022 and will go into effect on January 20, 2023. Read more from Michael Ford, our VP of Government and Industry Affairs.
On October 7, 2022, a final rule was published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) that strengthened the antiboycott regulations in Part 766 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Explore more about the updated Antiboycott Regulations with Michael Ford, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs.
In June 2022, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) took effect, and this new regulation provided the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) with some new tools to monitor shipping activity in the United States. One of the important items that impacted shippers was the process that involved the billing of Demurrage and Detention. Learn more from Michael Ford, our Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs.
The Bureau of Industry Security (BIS) issued a final rule on September 15, 2022, that imposes new export controls against Russia and Belarus by adding lower-level items that could potentially be used for chemical and biological weapons production capabilities. Learn more from Michael Ford, our VP of Government and Industry Affairs.
One of the requirements of the recently issued OSRA was to try to define the meaning of Unreasonable Refusal to Deal or negotiate to vessel space accommodations. Learn more from Michael Ford, our VP of Government and Industry Affairs.
In his latest blog, Michael Ford - VP of Government & Industry Affairs, outlines the latest announcement from the FMC regarding feedback from shippers on past port congestion.
In his latest blog, Michael Ford reviews how companies can file a "Charge Complaint" with the Federal Maritime Commission in light of OSRA's recent ruling.
In his latest blog, Michael Ford - VP of Government and Industry Affairs, reviews the impending IMO 2023 regulation and what changes this new measure will usher in for shippers.
In his latest blog, Michael Ford reviews the newly enforced 'Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022', its provisions, and how the industry views this regulation.