The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission will host a Global Regulatory Summit in Washington, D.C. on December 17, 2013. The Summit will include shipping and transportation regulators from the European Union and China.
"I am pleased that officials from China and the European Union accepted FMC Chairman Cordero's offer to hold this Summit." On October 22, 2013, the Chairman called for a Global Regulatory Summit.
"Consultations among and between governments are very important. There is no downside in obtaining a first-hand account of the regulatory roles and responsibilities of each government."