FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
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.
Title:Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines/NYK Space Charter andCooperative Working Agreement.
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.
Title:International Vessel Operators Hazardous MaterialAssociation Agreement.
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.
Title:Atlantic Space Charter Agreement.
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