Joe Cox

Now Hear Ye

"Now Hear Ye!"

By Joe Cox 2017-10-07 20:51:53

In early May the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation, part of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, held a hearing on “Maritime Transportation Regulatory Programs.” There were two topics: One concerned agreements that ocean carriers can enter into, which are reviewed by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). The other involved the recondite matter of salvage and marine firefighting response. In both cases, competing parties based their positions on existing legislative language and the application of...

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