One the largest US shipper associations, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) has renewed its criticism of demurrage and detention (D&D) charges and called for the Federal Maritime Commission to control it.
In a letter to US president Joe Biden on Wednesday, the organisation said shipping lines and terminals had ignored guidelines set out in the FMC’s interpretative rule developed last year by FMC commissioner Rebecca Dye.
“While the FMC is undertaking further …
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