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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.

ABC Discussion Agreement

FMC Agreement No. 011550

Synopsis: The Agreement authorizes the parties to meet, exchange information, discuss their separate tariffs, general rate levels, service items, rules and service contracts, charges, classifications, practices, terms, conditions and rules and regulations applicable to transportation in the trade between ports in the contiguous United States and ports in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.

Most Recent Filing Date Filed Effective Date Synopsis
011550-020
011550-020-MC
11/30/2020 11/30/2020 The amendment deletes Crowley Caribbean Services LLC as a party to the agreement.
011550-019
011550-019-MC
8/14/2019 9/28/2019 The amendment adds Venezuela to the geographic scope of the agreement.
011550-018
011550-018-MC
11/7/2018 12/22/2018 This amendment adds Crowley Caribbean Services, LLC as a party to the Agreement.
011550-017
011550-017-MC
2/1/2018 2/1/2018 The amendment deletes Crowley Caribbean Services LLC as a party to the Agreement.
011550-016
011550-016-MC
1/10/2018 1/10/2018 The amendment deletes Hamburg-Sud as a party to the Agreement.
011550-015
011550-015-MC
8/18/2017 8/18/2017 The amendment adds a new Article 13 suspending authority with respect to Curacao, deletes Seafreight Line as a party, and corrects the Agreement's table of contents.
011550-014
011550-014-MC
11/12/2015 12/27/2015 The amendment adds Crowley Caribbean Services, LLC as a party to the Agreement.
011550-013
011550-013-MC
2/12/2013 3/29/2013 The amendment adds Seaboard Marine Ltd. as a party to the Agreement.
011550-012
011550-012-MC
3/5/2007 3/5/2007 The amendment deletes the requirement that members post a financial security with the Agreement secretariat and makes the necessary conforming changes.
011550-011
011550-011-MC
8/5/2005 8/5/2005 The amendment adds provisions dealing with specific liability for civil penalties and dispute resolution.
011550-010
7/6/2005 7/6/2005 The amendment removes Maersk as a party to the agreement.
011550-009
12/22/2003 12/22/2003 The amendment updates Maersk’s corporate name and deletes Hamburg-Süd’s trade name.
011550-008
3/20/2002 3/20/2002 The amendment changes the name of King Ocean Service, S.A. to King Ocean Services Limited.
011550-007
2/23/2001 4/9/2001 The amendment restates the Agreement and deletes Evergreen as a party to the Agreement.
011550-006
1/10/2001 1/10/2001 The amendment adds A.P. Moller-Maersk Sealand as a party to the Agreement and revises Article 6.
011550-005
11/29/2000 11/29/2000 The amendment deletes the Aruba Bonaire Curacao Liner Association as a party to the Agreement.
011550-004
4/7/2000 4/7/2000 The amendment changes the name of Crowley American Transport.
011550-003
8/20/1999 8/20/1999 The amendment deletes Sea-Land as a party to the Agreement.
011550-002
2/3/1997 2/3/1997 The amendment adds Seafreight as a party to the Agreement and deletes Caribbean K Line as a party to the Agreement.
011550-001
11/1/1996 11/1/1996 The amendment adds Sea-Land Service as a party to the Agreement.
011550
8/9/1996 10/30/1996 The Agreement authorizes the parties to meet, exchange information, discuss their separate tariffs, general rate levels, service items, rules and service contracts, charges, classifications, practices, terms, conditions and rules and regulations applicable to transportation in the trade between ports in the contiguous United States and ports in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.