FMC to Meet in D.C.

Tuesday, March 23, 2004
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will meet in Washington, DC on March 31. During the open portion of the meeting, the Commission will consider the optional rider for proof of additional NVOCC financial responsibility. During the closed portion of the meeting, the Commission will consider various petitions by Chinese liner companies for partial exemptions from Shipping Act restrictions. The Commission will also consider shipping restrictions, requirements and practices of the People’s Republic of China. 69 Fed. Reg. 13529 (March 23, 2004). (Source: HK Law)

Environmental

NParks, Keppel in S$2.08 mln Partnership for Restoring Singapore Forest Wetlands

The National Parks Board (NParks) and Keppel Corporation today unveiled plans for a partnership to restore the freshwater forest wetland ecosystem historically

C-Job Designs Flettner Freighter for Switijnk

The Dutch shipping company family Switijnk has contracted C-Job Naval Architects to develop a Rotor Sail-equipped design to meet their specific loading and sailing profile.

Vitol's Malaysia Terminal Suspends Ops after Spill

VTTI, the storage unit of world's largest oil trader Vitol, has suspended operations at its terminal in southern Malaysia following an oil spill, two industry sources said on Friday.

 
 
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