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Federal Maritime Commission Investigating Ocean Carrier Port Fees

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The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is expanding an investigation to determine if ocean carriers are using illegal policies and practices related to detention and demurrage, container return and container availability for U.S. export cargo at the nation’s two largest port complexes–the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the Port of New York…

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