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Notice of Agreement(s) Filed

The Commission hereby gives notice of the filing of the following agreement(s) under the Shipping Act of 1984. Interested parties can review or obtain copies of agreements at the Washington, DC offices of the Commission, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Room 940. Interested parties may submit comments on an agreement to the Secretary, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, DC 20573, within 10 days of the date this notice appears in theFederal Register.

Agreement No.:011155-003. Title:Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines/NYK Space Charter andCooperative Working Agreement. Parties: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines AS ("WWL"),Nippon Yusen Kaisha ("NYK"). Synopsis:The amendment changes the name of the agreement and expands the geographic scope of the agreement to include the trade from the U.S. to Europe. It replaces the language in Articles 5, 6, and 7 with entirely new language. It also adds language to Article 9 allowing a party to withdraw on six months' notice. New Articles 10 and 11 deal with arbitration and force majeure. The changes reflect a new space charter arrangement between the parties and are intended to replace the cooperation between them under the WALLNYK Joint Service and related agreements, which the parties plan to terminate around August 1, 2003. Agreement No.:011290-030. Title:International Vessel Operators Hazardous MaterialAssociation Agreement. Parties: APL Co. Pte. Ltd.; Atlantic Container Line AB; Australia-New Zealand Direct Line, a division of CPShips (UK) Limited; Bermuda Container Line; CanadaMaritime Agencies Ltd. (associate member); CMA CGM,S.A.; Compania Latino Americana de Navegacion SA(associate member); Contship Containerlines, a division of CP Ships (UK) Limited; Crowley Maritime Corporation; CSX Lines, LLC (associate member); Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan), Ltd.; Hamburg-SudamerikanischeDampfschifffahrtgesellschaft KG (Columbus Line); Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie GmbH; Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.; Independent Container Line Ltd.; Italia di Navigazione, S.p.A.; Kawasaki Kisen KaishaLtd.; Lykes Lines Limited LLC; Marine Transport Lines, Inc. (associate member); Maruba S.C.A.; Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A.; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.; A.P. Moller-Maersk Sealand; National Shipping Co. of SaudiArabia; Nippon Yusen Kaisha Line; Orient Overseas Container Line Limited; PO Nedlloyd, Ltd.; PO Nedlloyd B.V.; Safmarine Container Lines; TMM Lines Limited; Tropical Shipping Construction Co., Ltd.; Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines AS; Zim Israel NavigationCompany, Ltd. Synopsis:The amendment deletes Senator Lines GmbH as a party to the agreement adds Alianca Navegacao e Logistica Ltda.; China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd.; HanjinShipping Co., Ltd.; Seaboard Marine Ltd.; and Yang MingMarine Transport Corp. as parties to the agreement. These membership changes became effective on filing. Agreement No.:011798-001. Title:Atlantic Space Charter Agreement. Parties: Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie GmbH Nippon Yusen KaishaOrient Overseas Container Line Limited, Orient OverseasContainer Line Inc., and Orient Overseas ContainerLine (UK) Limited (as one Party)PO Nedlloyd Limited/PO Nedlloyd BV (as one Party)Lykes Lines Limited LLC,TMM Lines Limited, LLC(Acting as a single Party under the Grand Alliance-Americana Atlantic

Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 011705) andCOSCO Container Lines Company, Limited,Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.,YangMing (UK) Ltd.,Hanjin Container Lines, Ltd.(Acting individually). Synopsis:The agreement is amended to: (1) Delete Hanjin Container Lines, Ltd. as a party; (2) change the name of Orient Overseas Container Line (UK) Limited to Dart-ML Limited; and (3) reduce the total space allocation to the charterers to reflect the withdrawal of Hanjin and the reduction of K-Line's allocation. Agreement No.:011846-001. Title:CCNI/Maruba Cooperative Working Agreement. Parties: Compania Chilena de Navegacion Interoceanica S.A., Maruba S.C.A. Synopsis:The amendment deletes Article 5(e) from the agreement, which authorizes the parties to discuss and agree on rates and surcharges. Agreement No.:201145. Title:Oakland/Evergreen Marine Terminal Agreement. Parties: City of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd. Synopsis:The agreement is a non-exclusive preference assignment of improved land and water area and four cranes at the port of Oakland. The agreement runs through June 2, 2013.
By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission.
Dated: June 20, 2003. Bryant L. VanBrakle, Secretary.