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Antitrust aspects of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998

hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, May 5, 1999.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States.,
    • Shipping -- United States.,
    • Antitrust law -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8 1999b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6833840M
      ISBN 100160605245
      LC Control Number00328604
      OCLC/WorldCa44193297

      CHAPTER —TARIFFS, SERVICE CONTRACTS, REFUNDS, AND WAIVERS (§§ – ) CHAPTER —CONTROLLED CARRIERS (§§ – ) CHAPTER —OCEAN TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES (§§ – ) CHAPTER —PROHIBITIONS AND PENALTIES (§§ – ) CHAPTER . Defendants move to dismiss the complaints, claiming that under the Shipping Act's tariff provisions, section 18(b), 46 U.S.C. § (b), the Commission has exclusive jurisdiction over ocean shipping rates so that all rate-fixing activities by ocean carriers have implied immunity from the antitrust laws. [4].

      The Federal Maritime Commission proposes to amend its regulations governing agreements among ocean common carriers and marine terminal operators in response to changes in the shipping industry since the enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of (“OSRA”), which amended the Shipping Act of (“Shipping Act”). The Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) of , PL# went into effect in May The intention behind OSRA was to open market interactions by relying on the supply and demand of carriers and shippers. This resulted in promoting a competitive market in the shipping : Fred lnaba, Sylvia L. Mendez.

      ocean shipping." As a result, Congress passed the Shipping Act of under which the United States Shipping Board (now the Fed-eral Maritime Commission)19 was given authorization to grant lim-ited antitrust immunity to the liner conferences.2" Developments during the 's and 's, however, made the 3 ' § § &Author: Martha L. Cecil. The deregulation would be phased in through January 1, The measure, dubbed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of , would transfer the duties of .


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Antitrust aspects of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary Download PDF EPUB FB2

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Ocean Shipping Reform Act of ’’. SEC. EFFECTIVE DATE. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, this Act and the amendments made by this Act take effect May 1, TITLE I—AMENDMENTS TO THE SHIPPING ACT OF SEC.

PURPOSE. Section 2 of the Shipping Act of (46 U.S.C. App. ANTITRUST ASPECTS OF THE OCEAN SHIPPING REFORM ACT OF WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, Page 7 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, DC. The committee met, pursuant to notice, at 10 a.m., in RoomRayburn House Office Building, Hon.

Henry Hyde (chairman of the committee) presiding. Get this from a library. Antitrust aspects of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, May 5, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.]. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Title I: Amendments to the Shipping Act of Title II: Authorization of Appropriations for the Federal Maritime Commission Title III: Amendments to Other Shipping and Maritime Laws Title IV: Certain Loan Guarantees and Commitments Ocean Shipping Reform Act of - Title I: Amendments to the Shipping Act of - Amends.

Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) Impact on International Intermodal Movements Article (PDF Available) in Transportation Journal 40(1). The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of was passed by congress, changing regulations for companies in the marine shipping and transportation industry.

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of is a piece of legislation passed by congress that imposed new and updated regulations regarding the maritime shipping industry and those employed in : Timothy Young. Ocean Shipping Reform Act of - Title I: Amendments to the Shipping Act of - Amends the Shipping Act of (the Act) to include as one of its purposes to promote the growth and development of U.S.

exports through competitive and efficient ocean transportation and by placing a greater reliance on the marketplace. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) is an amendment of the Shipping Act of The act modernizes and deregulates the international ocean shipping business.

It was signed in late and took effect during the first half 0f Table of Contents 1. What Change it Made in the Industry 2. History of. OCEAN SHIPPING REFORM ACT OF [[Page STAT.

]] Public Law th Congress An Act. To amend the Shipping Act of to encourage competition in international shipping and growth of United States exports, and for other purposes.

> Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of (OSRA) represents a significant change in the regulation of the maritime shipping industry by the U.S.

government. In considering OSRA, Congress was faced with the challenge of bal ancing the need to deregulate the maritime shipping industry with the requirement to pro. DOJ Subpoenas Top Carriers in Antitrust Investigation pricing under the U.S. Ocean Shipping Reform Act of They are allowed to discuss rates and.

Amendment to Act. The Shipping Act was amended with the enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of The th United States Congress passed Senate bill being enacted into law by Bill Clinton on Octo ReferencesEnacted by: the 98th United States Congress.

Start studying SCM Exam 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Sherman Antitrust Act - Clayton Act - Federal Trade Commission Act - Celler-Kefauver Act Ocean Shipping Reform Act ().

Highlights Substantial pro-competitive changes were made to the Shipping Act by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act. This paper considers round-trip container shipment as an example of joint product.

A statistical equation is derived to reinterpret Smith's condition of joint product. Empirical results confirm the competitive market structure of the Trans-Atlantic trade by: 4. The Demise of Regulation in Ocean Shipping: A Study in the Evolution of Competition Policy and the Predictive Power of Microeconomics Chris Sagers* ABSTRACT Over its year history, ocean liner shipping has almost always enjoyed an antitrust exemption permitting price-fixing cartels of ocean carriers.

The exemption was premised on the. S. (th). An Act to amend the Shipping Act of to encourage competition in international shipping and growth of United States exports, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Shipping Act Of Untited States of America (now replaced by The Shipping Act of ) Agreements, Tariffs & Prohibited Acts.

Procedures & Penalties. A Courtey Reference from. The Law Offices of Countryman & McDaniel The Air & Ocean Logistics- Customs Broker Attorneys "Overlooking Runway 25 - Right, at Los Angeles International Airport".

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act also maintains antitrust immunity for ocean carriers and requires the publication of tariffs on the Internet.

Today we will review the effects of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act on international ocean transportation. We will also review the implementation of the Reform Act by the Federal Maritime Commission.

an industry. including the ocean shipping industry. to form a cartel, which to some extent describes how ocean shipping conferences have operated historically. Section VII analyzes the effects of the Act. paying particular attention to:" (1). Section 15 of the Shipping Act,referred to in subsec.

(a)(7), which was classified to section of the former Appendix to this title, was repealed by Pub. –88, title III, § (b)(3), Dec. 29,Stat. Section 14b of the Shipping Act,referred to in subsec.

The shippers, however, have been partly shielded from antitrust claims by the Shipping Act, which places the companies within the jurisdiction of the Federal Maritime : Eric Kroh.

An executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices, allocate customers and rig bids of international ocean shipping services for roll-on, roll-off cargo, such as cars and trucks, to and from the United States and elsewhere, the Department .Abstract.

This paper examines the likely effects of the proposed Ocean Shipping Reform Act now being considered by the U.S. Congress. Specifically, it considers whether ocean shipping conferences are likely to continue to exist after deregulation and the probable effect on rates resulting from those parts of the proposed legislation which would end public tariff filing Cited by: 2.