UPDATED: FMC delays P3 plan

The US Federal Maritime Commission asked for additional information about the proposed P3 shipping alliance on 5 December. It said the move would delay introduction of the proposed agreement – should mit ultimately be approved because a new 45-day regulatory review period will begin. It followed a request by the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF), whose secretary general, Chris Welsh – commented: “GSF welcomes the vote by FMC Commissioners so that they ... [+]

US regulator calls for P3 to be put under the microscope

The Federal Maritime Commission , which regulates ocean transport in the US has joined other industry groups in calling for a careful scrutiny the proposed 'P3' alliance between Maersk Line, MSC and CMA CGM. FMC chairman, Mario Cordero, has called other regulators in the European Union and China, to join ... [+]

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