House panel schedules hearings on Clinton maritime reforms
- Shipper Groups Endorse Reform. // Traffic World;10/12/98, Vol. 256 Issue 2, p55
Reports on the endorsement of United States Ocean Shipping Act by shipper organizations from United States, Canada, Europe, Korea, Hong Kong and Japan. Meeting in Kobe, Japan on joint statement; Opposition on the imposed carrier and handling charges; Joint declaration on the ISM Code and...
- US Government calls for $1 bn in maritime taxes. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Mar1999, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the proposal of the United States government in 1999 for maritime taxes. Opposition from different maritime organizations; Effect of such measure.
- Bill aims at beefing up the fleet of ships flagged in U.S. Bonura // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/15/99, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p12
Focuses on the 1999 National Security Sealift Enhancement Act proposed by Congressman William Jefferson in the United States (US). Tax incentives for domestic ship owners and shipbuilders; Improvement of financing mechanisms use by ship owners to buy ships; Impact of the bill on investment of...
- FMC orders 67 companies to cancel tariffs. // Traffic World;1/24/94, Vol. 237 Issue 4, p29
Reports on the order of the Federal Maritime Commission on 67 carriers to cancel tariffs filed at the agency. Failure to comply with automated tariff filing and information system requirements; Shipments covered by cancellations; Names of the companies.
- Ways and means, under pressure from many sides, leans toward smaller increase in tonnage taxes. James, Robert P. // Traffic World;7/18/94, Vol. 239 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the US House of Representatives' plan to pare down a plan to raise the port tonnage taxes aimed at funding subsidies for the US maritime industry. House committee's non-support of the tax plan; Amount intended to be raised from tonnage plan; Members of coalition opposed to the tax...
- New Tax Deferral Available for U.S. Short Sea Shipping. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2008 Q3, following p2
The article focuses on a final rule concerning tax deferral for short sea shipping issued by the U.S. Maritime Administration in 2008. Under the rule, the capital construction fund tax deferral program will be expanded to short sea transportation of containers and vehicles.