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Trump designates Khouri FMC chairman

Michael Khouri, who has served as acting FMC chairman since January 2017, was officially named chairman by President Trump on Thursday.

Trump designates Khouri FMC chairman

Michael Khouri, who has served as acting FMC chairman since January 2017, was officially named chairman by President Trump on Thursday.

Trump designates Khouri FMC chairman

Michael Khouri, who has served as acting FMC chairman since January 2017, was officially named chairman by President Trump on Thursday.

 

   President Trump on Thursday officially designated Michael A. Khouri as chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
    Khouri has served as acting FMC chairman since January 2017.
    “I thank President Trump for his expression of confidence,” Khouri said in a statement Friday. “I believe it reflects support for the great work that the entire FMC team is doing to ensure fair competition and integrity for America’s ocean supply chain.”
    Khouri began his service with the FMC as a commissioner in January 2010.

   For an insightful account of Khouri’s views and current work at the FMC, read American Shipper’s Feb. 18 Talking Trade interview.

Any use of slow steaming should be done on a voluntary basis through the marketplace between the business interests involved. Without a recognition of the complete supply chain, mandated speed restrictions for all vessels at sea will be counterproductive.

BlueWater Reporting’s database shows 57 container services operate on the Asia to North America (U.S. and Canada) trade, with the OCEAN Alliance operating 19 services, THE Alliance operating 14 services, and the 2M Alliance operating 10 services (two of which are jointly operated with ZIM).

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Michael Khouri, who has served as acting FMC chairman since January 2017, was officially named chairman by President Trump on Thursday.

Mar 08, 2019 on Dec 27, 2018AmericanShipper.com