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The document or documents listed below reflect the complete agreement as amended through the indicated amendment number, ordered in reverse chronological order starting with the current amendment. Amendments listed with MC are marked copies of the specific changes made by that particular amendment. Each amendment indicates the date on which it was filed, the date it became effective, and a brief synopsis of the purpose of the amendment.

Caribbean Shipowners Association

FMC Agreement No. 010979

Synopsis: The Agreement is a rate discussion Agreement in the trades between ports in Florida and ports in the Caribbean.

Most Recent Filing Date Filed Effective Date Synopsis
010979-065
010979-065-MC
11/1/2018 11/1/2018 This amendment deletes Zim Integrated Shipping Services, Ltd. as a party to the agreement.
010979-064
010979-064-MC
7/12/2018 7/12/2018 The amendment deletes CMA CGM SA as a party to the Agreement.
010979-063
010979-063-MC
11/30/2015 11/30/2015 The amendment deletes Seafreight Lines as a party to the Agreement.
010979-062
010979-062-MC
7/27/2015 8/19/2015 The amendment adds inland points in Mexico to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
010979-061
010979-061-MC
4/8/2015 4/8/2015 The amendment deletes U.S. Lines Limited as a party to the Agreement.
010979-060
010979-060-MC
10/1/2014 11/15/2014 The amendment adds Puerto Morelos, Mexico to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
010979-059
010979-059-MC
3/4/2014 4/19/2014 The amendment adds Belize to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
010979-058
010979-058-MC
10/28/2013 12/12/2013 The amendment adds U.S. Lines Limited as a party to the Agreement.
010979-057
010979-057-MC
9/16/2013 9/16/2013 The amendment deletes Saint Barthelemy and both the French and Dutch portions of St. Martin from the geographic scope of the agreement.
010979-056
010979-056-MC
6/4/2013 7/19/2013 The amendment adds the Bahamas to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
010979-055
010979-055-MC
4/23/2013 6/7/2013 The amendment adds Hybur Ltd. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-054
010979-054-MC
4/9/2013 5/24/2013 The amendment adds King Ocean Services Ltd. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-053
010979-053-MC
3/26/2013 5/10/2013 The amendment adds Crowley Caribbean Services LLC as a party to the Agreement.
010979-052
010979-052-MC
2/19/2013 4/5/2013 The amendment adds the Cayman Islands to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
010979-051
010979-051-MC
12/5/2012 1/19/2013 The amendment adds Tropical Shipping & Construction Co., Ltd. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-050
010979-050-MC
10/22/2012 10/22/2012 The amendment deletes Bernuth Lines, Ltd. and Crowley Liner Services/Crowley Caribbean Services, LLC as parties to the Agreement.
010979-049
010979-049-MC
9/18/2009 9/18/2009 The amendment deletes SeaStar Line as a party to the Agreement.
010979-048
010979-048-MC
8/21/2009 8/21/2009 The amendment deletes Tropical Shipping and Construction Co., Ltd. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-047
010979-047-MC
10/23/2008 12/7/2008 The amendment adds Crowley Caribbean Services, LLC, acting as a single party in conjunction with Crowley Liner Services, Inc.
010979-046
010979-046-MC
7/2/2008 7/2/2008 The amendment deletes Interline Connection, N.V. as a party to the Agreement, and removes Guadeloupe and Martinique from the geographic scope.
010979-045
010979-045-MC
6/14/2007 7/29/2007 The amendment adds Sea Star Line Caribbean, LLC as a party to the Agreement.
010979-044
010979-044-MC
5/21/2007 5/21/2007 The amendment deletes Hapag-Lloyd as a party to the Agreement.
010979-043
010979-043-MC
8/4/2006 9/18/2006 The amendment deletes CP Ships as a party to the agreement, adds Hapag-Lloyd, and makes various administrative changes to the Agreement.
010979-042
010979-042-MC
4/4/2006 5/19/2006 The amendment adds a new Article 5.H to the Agreement that would authorize the members to enter into agreements with other persons or entities to form and administer a non-profit corporate entity to provide administrative services to the Agreement. It also deletes extraneous material and updates the addresses of three of the parties.
010979-041
5/9/2005 5/9/2005 The amendment deletes Sea Star Line LLC from the agreement, records the new name and address of Zim Integrated Shipping Services, Ltd and updates the discussion section of the agreement.
010979-040
010979-040-MC
4/30/2004 6/14/2004 The amendment adds authority to discuss and share data on trade projections, clarifies authority regarding discussion of vessel capacity in the trade, revises the members’ service contract authority under the agreement, provides for the polling of members by email, revises the delegations of authority under the agreement, deletes obsolete language, and makes a number of technical changes.
010979-039
1/26/2004 1/26/2004 The amendment removes A.P. Moller-Maersk as a party to the agreement and realigns several parties’ participation in the geographical sections of the agreement.
010979-038
6/9/2003 6/9/2003 The amendment makes various changes to the membership of the Agreement.
010979-037
4/5/2002 5/20/2002 The amendment changes the Agreement from a conference to a discussion agreement.
010979-036
1/11/2002 1/11/2002 The amendment makes several membership changes to the Agreement.
010979-035
12/8/1999 12/8/1999 The amendment changes the name of A.P. Moller-Maersk Line to A.P. Moller-Maersk Sea-Land.
010979-034
11/9/1999 12/24/1999 The amendment clarifies the Agreement's authority and restates the Agreement.
010979-033
4/12/1999 4/12/1999 The amendment adds A.P. Moller-Maersk Line as a party to the Agreement.
010979-032
3/15/1999 4/29/1999 The amendment expands the geographic scope of the Agreement to include Haiti and Jamaica, deletes Sea-Land as a party to the Agreement, and revises the authorities relating to independent action and service contract provisions.
010979-031
2/13/1998 2/13/1998 The amendment adds Sea-Land Service, Inc. as a party to the Agreement and adds a new Article 8.
010979-030
10/30/1997 10/30/1997 The amendment makes various changes to the membership of the Agreement.
010979-029
10/1/1997 10/1/1997 The amendment makes various changes to the voting sections of the Agreement.
010979-028
6/30/1997 8/14/1997 The amendment adds Trinidad to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
010979-027
5/23/1997 5/23/1997 The amendment adds King Ocean Service as a party to the Agreement.
010979-026
11/20/1996 1/4/1997 The amendment revises Article 5 to reflect that the parties may charter space and coordinate sailings, and makes various changes to the membership and voting authorities.
010979-025
3/3/1995 3/3/1995 The amendment changes the name of Puerto Rico Maritime Shipping Authority to NPR, Inc.
010979-024
8/12/1993 8/12/1993 The amendment adds Cari Freight Shipping Company as a party to the Agreement and deletes Kirk Line, Inc.
010979-023
11/12/1992 11/12/1992 The amendment adds Compagnie Generale Maritime as a party and changes the address for Tecmarine Lines.
010979-022
9/8/1992 9/8/1992 The amendment changes the name of Trailer Marine Transport Corporation to Crowley American Transport and deletes West Indies Shipping Co. as a party to the Agreement
010979-021
3/24/1992 3/24/1992 The amendment adds Blue Caribe Line and Seafreight Line as parties to the Agreement
010979-020
3/4/1992 3/4/1992 The amendment changes the nationality of Tecmarine Lines from Grand Cayman Island to a Florida Corporation.
010979-019
2/20/1992 4/5/1992 The amendment deletes Trinidad and Tobago from the geographic scope of the Agreement and transfers certain voting provisions from Article 3 of the Agreement to Article 8.
010979-018
1/14/1992 2/2/1992 The amendment makes various changes to the membership of the Agreement and its individual sections.
010979-017
10/21/1991 12/5/1991 The amendment expands the geographic scope to include Guyana and Suriname.
010979-016
5/9/1991 5/9/1991 The amendment adds authority for the parties to agree on commission, brokerage, and freight forwarder compensation.
010979-015
3/21/1991 3/21/1991 The amendment adds West Indies Shipping Corporation as a party to the Agreement.
010979-014
2/14/1991 2/14/1991 The amendment adds Kirk Line, Inc. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-013
2/4/1991 2/4/1991 The amendment adds Seaboard Marine Ltd. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-012
1/22/1991 1/22/1991 The amendment deletes Sea-Land Service and Puerto Rico Maritime Shipping Authority as parties to Voting Section 3 of the Agreement.
010979-011
10/29/1990 10/29/1990 The amendment deletes The Shipping Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited as a party to the Agreement, and updates the address for Bernuth Lines, Ltd.
010979-010
12/27/1988 2/10/1989 The amendment allows members to caucus and agree upon matters covered by the Agreement without having a formal conference meeting.
010979-009
9/13/1988 9/13/1988 The amendment adds the Shipping Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited as a party to the Agreement.
010979-008
10/28/1987 12/12/1987 The amendment adds a new Puerto Rico section to the Agreement.
010979-007
10/21/1987 10/21/1987 The amendment adds Sea-Barge Group, Inc. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-006
9/30/1987 9/30/1987 The amendment changes the name of Interline to Interline Connection, Inc.
010979-005
9/15/1987 9/15/1987 The amendment adds Interline, Inc. as a party to the Agreement.
010979-004
8/14/1987 8/14/1987 The amendment adds Tecmarine Lines and Bernuth Lines as parties to the Agreement.
010979-003
7/2/1987 8/16/1987 The amendment expands the geographic scope to include all ports on the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and Puerto Rico.
010979-002
4/16/1987 4/16/1987 The amendment adds Puerto Rico Maritime Shipping Authority as a party to the Agreement.
010979-001
12/24/1986 1/19/1987 The amendment deletes the Parties' authority to agree on levels of freight forwarder compensation to comply with the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
010979
7/24/1986 9/7/1986 The Agreement is a rate discussion Agreement in the trades between ports in Florida and ports in the Caribbean.