The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has announced it is investigating surcharges imposed by eight liner shipping operators following complaints from shippers that the charges were not properly instituted.
Complaints from shippers have increased as rates and surcharges have soared over the past year.
Most recently, home décor provider MCS filed a complaint alleging antitrust infringements and detention and demurrage (D&D) charges levied by lines, naming Cosco and MSC.
Yesterday, the FMC announced that …
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Source: The Loadstar