Surely, There’s a Better Way: A Critique of Current Federal Regulation of Marine Terminal Operators


In This Presentation:

Federal Regulation of Ports; Federal Port Regulation in a Nutshell; Additional Prohibitions (Apply to other actors, not bound by reasonableness factors); Agreements Must be Filed if . . .; Other Significant Provisions; What’s Wrong With This System of Regulation?; Recent FMC MTO Agreement Activity; Recent FMC MTO Agreement Activity; FMC Action on Agreements; and Possible Statutory Changes.

Excerpt from Federal Regulation of Ports -

..Shipping Act of 1984, as amended

..Administered by Federal Maritime Commission

..Address competitive practices and economic concentration

..Applies late 19th railroad principles to 21st century port realities

..Not too soon for a radical overhaul

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