Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
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Established in 1961, the Federal Maritime Commission took over the regulatory role of the Federal Maritime Board (1950-1961). From then on, the commission has been ensuring fair and safe shipping practices while providing a wide range of services such as delivering rulings and dispute resolution. FMC’s mission statement: “Ensure a competitive and reliable international ocean transportation supply system that supports the U.S. economy and protects the public from unfair and deceptive practices.”