FMC Announces 8 Recommendations to Improve Supply Chain Congestion

FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye presented eight (8) interim recommendations to address supply chain congestion across the United States, and she plans to hold meetings in the near future with Supply Chain Innovation Teams to address container disruptions and increase supply chain visibility.

Federal Maritime Commission’s Ocean Carrier Audit Program

The “Vessel Operating Common Carrier Audit Program” has a dedicated audit team that will assess carrier compliance with the FMC’s rule on detention and demurrage and provide information it considers beneficial to monitoring the marketplace for ocean cargo services.

U.S. Export and Sanctions Update

The following provides an update on recent significant developments affecting the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the U.S. embargoes and sanctions programs.