4 April 2023
Freight News

FMC Wants Ocean Carriers to Prove Detention, Demurrage Charges Comply with OSRA

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is requesting details from 11 ocean carriers and marine terminal operators proving that their detention and demurrage surcharges comply with the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, according to a March 23 press release.

The agency is asking the carriers to attest and show policies and practices through its Vessel-Operating Common Carrier audit program.

COSCO, CMA CGM, Evergreen, Hapag-Lloyd, HMM, Maersk, MSC, ONE, OOCL, Yang Ming and ZIM are the carriers in question.

Read more in an article from Supply Chain Dive.

See also: MSC updates ‘billable days’ policy in wake of FMC push for surcharge compliance – MSC has changed its billable days policy in the U.S.

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