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FMC to discuss congestion and alliances next week

Alliances and the extensive problems of congestion in the US are on the agenda next week, where the American maritime authorities will hold a meeting in the form of a closed session.

Mario Cordero, Chairman of the FMC

Concerns regarding the new alliances between container shipowners are big among several members of the American maritime authority FMC (Federal Maritime Commission), just as the congestion problems on the US West Coast have caused stress. These will be the two main topics that the FMC will discuss next week when the members gather for a meeting in the form of a closed session, according to the agenda for the meeting released on the FMC website.

Actually, one member of the FMC, Commissioner Michael Khouri, linked the two problems in March and this connection will also be brought up at the meeting.

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