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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.

HLAG/ONE/MSC Vessel Sharing Agreement

FMC Agreement No. 011539

Synopsis: The Agreement authorizes a VSA operating between U.S. Gulf Ports and Ports in Mexico and on the East Coast of South America.

Most Recent Filing Date Filed Effective Date Synopsis
011539-022
011539-022-MC
8/1/2023 9/15/2023 The Amendment increases the number of vessels to be deployed and revises the amount of space to be chartered. It also changes the name of the agreement, deletes former Article 17 as obsolete, and corrects the address of one of the parties. As a result of the change in the name of the Agreement, the amendment also restates the Agreement.
011539-021
011539-021-MC
3/22/2018 4/11/2018 The amendment revises the Agreement to provide for the transition that will occur following the combination of the container liner operations of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; and Nippon Yusen Kaisha into a new company known as Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. effective April 1, 2018. Accordingly, Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. is added as a party. In addition, Companhia Libra de Navegacao is deleted as a party to the Agreement.
011539-020
011539-020-MC
11/5/2015 12/20/2015 The Amendment deletes CLNU as a party to the agreement, and revises the Applicable Law, Arbitration and Force Majeure provisions of the agreement.
011539-019
011539-019-MC
5/21/2015 6/12/2015 The Amendment adds MSC as a party to the agreement and changes the vessel provision and space allocations accordingly. It also revises the duration of the agreement, restates the agreement, and makes other corresponding changes.
011539-018
011539-018-MC
3/13/2015 4/27/2015 The Amendment deletea Norasia as a party and makea corresponding changes in the vessel provision and space allocation provisions of the Agreement.
011539-017
011539-017-MC
1/26/2015 3/12/2015 The amendment adds NYK as a party to the Agreement and revises the vessel provision and space allocation provisions accordingly. The Amendment also increases the number and size of vessels the parties are authorized to operate, extends the minimum duration of the Agreement and deletes obsolete material. The Amendment also changes the name of the Agreement, and restates the Agreement.
011539-016
011539-016-MC
6/25/2014 6/25/2014 The amendment adds Norasia as a party to the agreement, changes references to CSAV to refer to Norasia, and adds language relating to the transfer of the agreement to Norasia in connection with a corporate transaction between CSAV and Hapag Lloyd. The amendment also changes the name of the agreement and restates the agreement.
011539-015
011539-015-MC
11/5/2008 12/20/2008 The amendment adds Libra and CSAV as parties to the agreement and changes the name of the agreement to CSAV Group/HLAG Space Charter and Sailing Agreement.
011539-014
011539-014-MC
11/2/2006 11/2/2006 The amendment changes Montemar’s name to Compania Libra de Navegacion Uruguay S.A., changes the name of the agreement, and restates the agreement.
011539-013
011539-013-MC
8/3/2006 9/17/2006 The amendment deletes CP Ships USA LLC as a party to the agreement, adds Hapag-Lloyd AG, replaces CP Ships with Hapag-Lloyd throughout the agreement, and restates and renames the agreement.
011539-012
011539-012-MC
5/13/2005 5/13/2005 The subject modification changes Lykes’ name to CP Ships (USA) LLC effective June 1, 2005, deletes TMM as a party effective July 1, 2005, adds a new Article 7.10 to facilitate the transition, changes the agreement name, and restates the agreement.
011539-011
011539-011-MC
10/15/2004 11/8/2004 The modification substitutes Montemar for Companhia Libra de Navegacao as a participating party under the agreement.
011539-010
5/11/2004 6/14/2004 The amendment expands the geographic scope of the agreement to include ports in Colombia and the Dominican Republic, authorizes the parties to operate a second string of vessels under the agreement, increases the number and size of vessels to be used under the agreement, adjusts the parties’ space allocations, revises the notice period for resignations, deletes obsolete language, and restates the agreement.
011539-009
2/26/2003 4/12/2003 The amendment expands the geographic scope of the Agreement to include the Atlantic Coast of Florida and Trinidad and Tobago.
011539-008
9/13/2001 10/28/2001 The amendment deletes the Atlantic Coast of Florida from the geographic scope of the Agreement and adds Puerto Rico.
011539-007
4/5/2001 4/5/2001 The amendment replaces Mexican Line Limited with TMM Lines Limited.
011539-006
5/7/1999 5/7/1999 The amendment changes the Libra entity that is a party to the Agreement.
011539-005
4/29/1999 4/29/1999 The amendment substitutes Lykes Lines for Ivaran Lines Limited and restates the Agreement.
011539-004
11/24/1998 11/24/1998 The amendment changes the name of CMN to Libra and restates the Agreement.
011539-003
9/30/1998 9/30/1998 The amendment changes the name of TMM to Mexican Lines Limited and restates the Agreement.
011539-002
5/14/1998 6/5/1998 The amendment makes various non-substantive changes to the membership of the Agreement.
011539-001
10/24/1997 10/24/1997 The amendment changes A/S Ivrans Rederi to Ivaran Lines AS, updates the contact person for TMM, and adds Venezuela to the geographic scope of the Agreement.
011539
3/26/1996 5/10/1996 The Agreement authorizes a VSA operating between U.S. Gulf Ports and Ports in Mexico and on the East Coast of South America.