FMC tells trans-Pac carriers it’s monitoring blankings, ‘revenue trends’

September 17, 2020 Sep 17, 2020 6:06PM EDT

[caption caption="Wednesday’s FMC announcement followed an announcement Friday by mainland China’s MOT suggesting that trans-Pacific carriers be less aggressive in raising freight rates. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has served notice to carriers and vessel-sharing alliances that it is closely monitoring blank sailings, utilization of equipment, and...

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