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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.

Maersk/MSC Vessel Sharing Agreement

FMC Agreement No. 012293

Synopsis: The Agreement authorizes the parties to share vessels and engage in related cooperative activities in the trades between each of Asia, North Europe and the Mediterranean on the one hand and the U.S. on the other hand.

Most Recent Filing Date Filed Effective Date Synopsis
012293-008
012293-008-MC
8/12/2020 9/26/2020 The amendment revises Article 5.1(a) to update the number of vessels operated by the parties in the U.S. trades and to increase the maximum number of vessels the parties are authorized to operate under the Agreement.
012293-007
012293-007-MC
1/28/2020 1/28/2020 The amendment revises the name of the Maersk entry that is party to the agreement and the contact person for Maersk under Article 10.4.
012293-006
012293-006-MC
6/14/2016 7/29/2016 The Amendment increases the number of vessels the Parties are authorized to operate in the U.S. trades.
012293-005
012293-005-MC
8/24/2015 10/8/2015 The amendment revises Article 8.1 of the Agreement to adjust the notice period required to remove one country from the geographic scope.
012293-004
012293-004-MC
6/8/2015 7/23/2015 The amendment adds Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Israel to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
012293-003
012293-003-MC
12/18/2014 2/1/2015 The amendment changes the Maersk entity that is party to the Agreement.
012293-002
012293-002-MC
12/22/2014 12/6/2014 The amendment adds the United Arab Emirates to the geographic scope of the Agreement
012293-001
012293-001-MC
9/17/2014 11/1/2014 The amendment adds Indonesia, the Mediterranean Coast of France, and ports in countries bordering on the Black Sea to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
012293
8/27/2014 10/11/2014 The Agreement authorizes the parties to share vessels and engage in related cooperative activities in the trades between each of Asia, North Europe and the Mediterranean on the one hand and the U.S. on the other hand.