Title 46

CHAPTER IV SUBCHAP B

Subchapter B - Regulations Affecting Ocean Shipping In Foreign Commerce

46:9.0.1.2.10PART 515
PART 515 - LICENSING, REGISTRATION, FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND GENERAL DUTIES FOR OCEAN TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES
46:9.0.1.2.10.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
46:9.0.1.2.10.1.1.1SECTION 515.1
     515.1 Scope.
46:9.0.1.2.10.1.1.2SECTION 515.2
     515.2 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.10.1.1.3SECTION 515.3
     515.3 License; when required.
46:9.0.1.2.10.1.1.4SECTION 515.4
     515.4 License; when not required.
46:9.0.1.2.10.1.1.5SECTION 515.5
     515.5 Forms and fees.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Eligibility and Procedure for Licensing and Registration
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.1SECTION 515.11
     515.11 Basic requirements for licensing; eligibility.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.2SECTION 515.12
     515.12 Application for license.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.3SECTION 515.13
     515.13 Investigation of applicants.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.4SECTION 515.14
     515.14 Issuance, renewal, and use of license.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.5SECTION 515.15
     515.15 Denial of license.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.6SECTION 515.16
     515.16 Revocation or suspension of license.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.7SECTION 515.17
     515.17 Hearing procedures governing denial, revocation, or suspension of OTI license.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.8SECTION 515.18
     515.18 Application after revocation or denial.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.9SECTION 515.19
     515.19 Registration of foreign-based unlicensed NVOCC.
46:9.0.1.2.10.2.1.10SECTION 515.20
     515.20 Changes in organization.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Financial Responsibility Requirements; Claims Against Ocean Transportation Intermediaries
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.1SECTION 515.21
     515.21 Financial responsibility requirements.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.2SECTION 515.22
     515.22 Proof of financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.3SECTION 515.23
     515.23 Claims against an ocean transportation intermediary.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.4SECTION 515.24
     515.24 Agent for service of process.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.5SECTION 515.25
     515.25 Filing of proof of financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.6SECTION 515.26
     515.26 Termination of financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.10.3.1.7SECTION 515.27
     515.27 Proof of compliance - NVOCC.
46:9.0.1.2.10.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Duties and Responsibilities of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries; Reports to Commission
46:9.0.1.2.10.4.1.1SECTION 515.31
     515.31 General duties.
46:9.0.1.2.10.4.1.2SECTION 515.32
     515.32 Freight forwarder duties.
46:9.0.1.2.10.4.1.3SECTION 515.33
     515.33 Records required to be kept.
46:9.0.1.2.10.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Freight Forwarding Fees and Compensation
46:9.0.1.2.10.5.1.1SECTION 515.41
     515.41 Forwarder and principal; fees.
46:9.0.1.2.10.5.1.2SECTION 515.42
     515.42 Forwarder and carrier compensation; fees.
46:9.0.1.2.10.5.1.3SECTION 515.91
     515.91 OMB control number assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.10.6SUBPART 0
46:9.0.1.2.10.7.1.1.8APPENDIX Appendix A
  Appendix A to Part 515 - Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) Bond Form [Form 48]
46:9.0.1.2.10.7.1.1.9APPENDIX Appendix B
  Appendix B to Part 515 - Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) Insurance Form [Form 67]
46:9.0.1.2.10.7.1.1.10APPENDIX Appendix C
  Appendix C to Part 515 - Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) Guaranty Form [Form 68]
46:9.0.1.2.10.7.1.1.11APPENDIX Appendix D
  Appendix D to Part 515 - Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) Group Bond Form [FMC-69]
46:9.0.1.2.10.7.1.1.12APPENDIX Appendix E
  Appendix E to Part 515 - Optional Rider for Additional NVOCC Financial Responsibility (Optional Rider to Form FMC-48) [FORM 48A]
46:9.0.1.2.10.7.1.1.13APPENDIX Appendix F
  Appendix F to Part 515 - Optional Rider for Additional NVOCC Financial Responsibility for Group Bonds [Optional Rider to Form FMC-69]
46:9.0.1.2.11PART 520
PART 520 - CARRIER AUTOMATED TARIFFS
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.1SECTION 520.1
     520.1 Scope and purpose.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.2SECTION 520.2
     520.2 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.3SECTION 520.3
     520.3 Publication responsibilities.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.4SECTION 520.4
     520.4 Tariff contents.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.5SECTION 520.5
     520.5 Standard tariff terminology.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.6SECTION 520.6
     520.6 Retrieval of information.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.7SECTION 520.7
     520.7 Tariff limitations.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.8SECTION 520.8
     520.8 Effective dates.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.9SECTION 520.9
     520.9 Access to tariffs.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.10SECTION 520.10
     520.10 Integrity of tariffs.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.11SECTION 520.11
     520.11 Non-vessel-operating common carriers.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.12SECTION 520.12
     520.12 Time/Volume rates.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.13SECTION 520.13
     520.13 Exemptions and exceptions.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.14SECTION 520.14
     520.14 Special permission.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.15SECTION 520.91
     520.91 OMB control number assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.11.0.1.16.14APPENDIX Appendix A
  Appendix A to Part 520 - Standard Terminology and Codes
46:9.0.1.2.12PART 525
PART 525 - MARINE TERMINAL OPERATOR SCHEDULES
46:9.0.1.2.12.0.1.1SECTION 525.1
     525.1 Purpose and scope.
46:9.0.1.2.12.0.1.2SECTION 525.2
     525.2 Terminal schedules.
46:9.0.1.2.12.0.1.3SECTION 525.3
     525.3 Availability of marine terminal operator schedules.
46:9.0.1.2.12.0.1.4SECTION 525.4
     525.4 OMB control number assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.13PART 530
PART 530 - SERVICE CONTRACTS
46:9.0.1.2.13.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.1SECTION 530.1
     530.1 Purpose.
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.2SECTION 530.2
     530.2 Scope and applicability.
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.3SECTION 530.3
     530.3 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.4SECTION 530.4
     530.4 Confidentiality.
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.5SECTION 530.5
     530.5 Duty to file.
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.6SECTION 530.6
     530.6 Certification of shipper status.
46:9.0.1.2.13.1.1.7SECTION 530.7
     530.7 Duty to labor organizations.
46:9.0.1.2.13.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Filing Requirements
46:9.0.1.2.13.2.1.1SECTION 530.8
     530.8 Service Contracts.
46:9.0.1.2.13.2.1.2SECTION 530.9
     530.9 Notices.
46:9.0.1.2.13.2.1.3SECTION 530.10
     530.10 Amendment, correction, cancellation, and electronic transmission errors.
46:9.0.1.2.13.2.1.4SECTION 530.11
     530.11 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.2.13.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Publication of Essential Terms
46:9.0.1.2.13.3.1.1SECTION 530.12
     530.12 Publication.
46:9.0.1.2.13.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Exceptions and Implementation
46:9.0.1.2.13.4.1.1SECTION 530.13
     530.13 Exceptions and exemptions.
46:9.0.1.2.13.4.1.2SECTION 530.14
     530.14 Implementation.
46:9.0.1.2.13.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Recordkeeping and Audit
46:9.0.1.2.13.5.1.1SECTION 530.15
     530.15 Recordkeeping and audit.
46:9.0.1.2.13.5.1.2SECTION 530.91
     530.91 OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.13.6SUBPART 0
46:9.0.1.2.13.7.1.1.15APPENDIX Appendix A
  Appendix A to Part 530 - Instructions for the Filing of Service Contracts
46:9.0.1.2.13.7.1.1.16APPENDIX
  Exhibit 1 to Part 530 - Service Contract Registration [Form FMC-83]
46:9.0.1.2.14PART 531
PART 531 - NVOCC SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS
46:9.0.1.2.14.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
46:9.0.1.2.14.1.1.1SECTION 531.1
     531.1 Purpose.
46:9.0.1.2.14.1.1.2SECTION 531.2
     531.2 Scope and applicability.
46:9.0.1.2.14.1.1.3SECTION 531.3
     531.3 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.14.1.1.4SECTION 531.4
     531.4 NVOCC rules tariff.
46:9.0.1.2.14.1.1.5SECTION 531.5
     531.5 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.2.14.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Requirements
46:9.0.1.2.14.2.1.1SECTION 531.6
     531.6 NVOCC Service Arrangements.
46:9.0.1.2.14.2.1.2SECTION 531.7
     531.7 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.2.14.2.1.3SECTION 531.8
     531.8 Amendment.
46:9.0.1.2.14.3SUBPART C
Subpart C [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.2.14.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Exceptions and Implementation
46:9.0.1.2.14.4.1.1SECTION 531.10
     531.10 Excepted and exempted commodities.
46:9.0.1.2.14.4.1.2SECTION 531.11
     531.11 Implementation.
46:9.0.1.2.14.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Recordkeeping and Audit
46:9.0.1.2.14.5.1.1SECTION 531.12
     531.12 Recordkeeping and audit.
46:9.0.1.2.14.5.1.2SECTION 531.13-531.98
     531.13-531.98 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.2.14.5.1.3SECTION 531.99
     531.99 OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.15PART 532
PART 532 - NVOCC NEGOTIATED RATE ARRANGEMENTS
46:9.0.1.2.15.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
46:9.0.1.2.15.1.1.1SECTION 532.1
     532.1 Purpose.
46:9.0.1.2.15.1.1.2SECTION 532.2
     532.2 Scope and applicability.
46:9.0.1.2.15.1.1.3SECTION 532.3
     532.3 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.15.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Procedures Related to NVOCC Negotiated Rate Arrangements
46:9.0.1.2.15.2.1.1SECTION 532.4
     532.4 NVOCC rules tariff.
46:9.0.1.2.15.2.1.2SECTION 532.5
     532.5 Requirements for NVOCC negotiated rate arrangements.
46:9.0.1.2.15.2.1.3SECTION 532.6
     532.6 Notices.
46:9.0.1.2.15.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Recordkeeping
46:9.0.1.2.15.3.1.1SECTION 532.7
     532.7 Recordkeeping and audit.
46:9.0.1.2.15.3.1.2SECTION 532.91
     532.91 OMB control number issued pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.16PART 535
PART 535 - OCEAN COMMON CARRIER AND MARINE TERMINAL OPERATOR AGREEMENTS SUBJECT TO THE SHIPPING ACT OF 1984
46:9.0.1.2.16.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
46:9.0.1.2.16.1.1.1SECTION 535.101
     535.101 Authority.
46:9.0.1.2.16.1.1.2SECTION 535.102
     535.102 Purpose.
46:9.0.1.2.16.1.1.3SECTION 535.103
     535.103 Policies.
46:9.0.1.2.16.1.1.4SECTION 535.104
     535.104 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.16.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Scope
46:9.0.1.2.16.2.1.1SECTION 535.201
     535.201 Subject agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.2.1.2SECTION 535.202
     535.202 Non-subject agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Exemptions
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.1SECTION 535.301
     535.301 Exemption procedures.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.2SECTION 535.302
     535.302 Exemptions for certain modifications of effective agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.3SECTION 535.303
     535.303 Husbanding agreements - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.4SECTION 535.304
     535.304 Agency agreements - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.5SECTION 535.305
     535.305 Equipment interchange agreements - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.6SECTION 535.306
     535.306 Nonexclusive transshipment agreements - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.7SECTION 535.307
     535.307 Agreements between or among wholly-owned subsidiaries and/or their parent - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.8SECTION 535.309
     535.309 Marine terminal services agreements - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.9SECTION 535.310
     535.310 Marine terminal facilities agreement - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.10SECTION 535.311
     535.311 Low market share agreements - exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.3.1.11SECTION 535.312
     535.312 Vessel charter party-exemption.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Filing of Agreements
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.1SECTION 535.401
     535.401 General requirements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.2SECTION 535.402
     535.402 Complete and definite agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.3SECTION 535.403
     535.403 Form of agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.4SECTION 535.404
     535.404 Agreement provisions.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.5SECTION 535.405
     535.405 Organization of conference agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.6SECTION 535.406
     535.406 Modification of agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.7SECTION 535.407
     535.407 Application for waiver.
46:9.0.1.2.16.4.1.8SECTION 535.408
     535.408 Activities that may be conducted without further filings.
46:9.0.1.2.16.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Information Form Requirements
46:9.0.1.2.16.5.1.1SECTION 535.501
     535.501 General requirements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.5.1.2SECTION 535.502
     535.502 Agreements subject to the Information Form requirements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.5.1.3SECTION 535.503
     535.503 Information Form.
46:9.0.1.2.16.5.1.4SECTION 535.504
     535.504 Application for waiver.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Action on Agreements
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.1SECTION 535.601
     535.601 Preliminary review-rejection of agreements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.2SECTION 535.602
     535.602 Federal Register notice.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.3SECTION 535.603
     535.603 Comment.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.4SECTION 535.604
     535.604 Waiting period.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.5SECTION 535.605
     535.605 Requests for expedited review.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.6SECTION 535.606
     535.606 Requests for additional information.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.7SECTION 535.607
     535.607 Failure to comply with requests for additional information.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.8SECTION 535.608
     535.608 Confidentiality of submitted material.
46:9.0.1.2.16.6.1.9SECTION 535.609
     535.609 Negotiations.
46:9.0.1.2.16.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Reporting Requirements
46:9.0.1.2.16.7.1.1SECTION 535.701
     535.701 General requirements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.7.1.2SECTION 535.702
     535.702 Agreements subject to Monitoring Report and alternative periodic reporting requirements.
46:9.0.1.2.16.7.1.3SECTION 535.703
     535.703 Monitoring Report form.
46:9.0.1.2.16.7.1.4SECTION 535.704
     535.704 Filing of minutes.
46:9.0.1.2.16.7.1.5SECTION 535.705
     535.705 Application for waiver.
46:9.0.1.2.16.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Mandatory and Prohibited Provisions
46:9.0.1.2.16.8.1.1SECTION 535.801
     535.801 Independent action.
46:9.0.1.2.16.8.1.2SECTION 535.802
     535.802 Service contracts.
46:9.0.1.2.16.8.1.3SECTION 535.803
     535.803 Ocean freight forwarder compensation.
46:9.0.1.2.16.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Penalties
46:9.0.1.2.16.9.1.1SECTION 535.901
     535.901 Failure to file.
46:9.0.1.2.16.9.1.2SECTION 535.902
     535.902 Falsification of reports.
46:9.0.1.2.16.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Paperwork Reduction
46:9.0.1.2.16.10.1.1SECTION 535.991
     535.991 OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.16.11SUBPART 0
46:9.0.1.2.16.12.1.1.17APPENDIX Appendix A
  Appendix A to Part 535 - Information Form and Instructions
46:9.0.1.2.16.12.1.1.18APPENDIX Appendix B
  Appendix B to Part 535 - Monitoring Report and Instructions
46:9.0.1.2.17PART 540
PART 540 - PASSENGER VESSEL FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
46:9.0.1.2.17.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Proof of Financial Responsibility, Bonding and Certification of Financial Responsibility for Indemnification of Passengers for Nonperformance of Transportation
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.1SECTION 540.1
     540.1 Scope.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.2SECTION 540.2
     540.2 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.3SECTION 540.3
     540.3 Proof of financial responsibility, when required.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.4SECTION 540.4
     540.4 Procedure for establishing financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.5SECTION 540.5
     540.5 Insurance, guaranties, and escrow accounts.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.6SECTION 540.6
     540.6 Surety bonds.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.7SECTION 540.7
     540.7 Evidence of financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.8SECTION 540.8
     540.8 Denial, revocation, suspension, or modification.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.9SECTION 540.9
     540.9 Miscellaneous.
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.10.19APPENDIX
  Form FMC-132A to Subpart A of Part 540
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.10.20APPENDIX
  Form FMC-133A to Subpart A of Part 540
46:9.0.1.2.17.1.1.10.21APPENDIX Appendix A
  Appendix A to Subpart A of Part 540 - Example of Escrow Agreement for Use Under 46 CFR 540.5(b)
46:9.0.1.2.17.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Proof of Financial Responsibility, Bonding and Certification of Financial Responsibility To Meet Liability Incurred for Death or Injury to Passengers or Other Persons on Voyages
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.1SECTION 540.20
     540.20 Scope.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.2SECTION 540.21
     540.21 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.3SECTION 540.22
     540.22 Proof of financial responsibility, when required.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.4SECTION 540.23
     540.23 Procedure for establishing financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.5SECTION 540.24
     540.24 Insurance, surety bonds, self-insurance, guaranties, and escrow accounts.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.6SECTION 540.25
     540.25 Evidence of financial responsibility.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.7SECTION 540.26
     540.26 Denial, revocation, suspension, or modification.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.8SECTION 540.27
     540.27 Miscellaneous.
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.9.22APPENDIX
  Form FMC-132B to Subpart B of Part 540
46:9.0.1.2.17.2.1.9.23APPENDIX
  Form FMC-133B to Subpart B of Part 540
46:9.0.1.2.17.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - General
46:9.0.1.2.17.3.1.1SECTION 540.91
     540.91 OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.
46:9.0.1.2.18PART 545
PART 545 - INTERPRETATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF POLICY
46:9.0.1.2.18.0.1.1SECTION 545.1
     545.1 Interpretation of Shipping Act of 1984 - Refusal to negotiate with shippers' associations.
46:9.0.1.2.18.0.1.2SECTION 545.2
     545.2 Interpretation of Shipping Act of 1984 - Unpaid ocean freight charges.
46:9.0.1.2.18.0.1.3SECTION 545.3
     545.3 Interpretation of § 515.23(b) of this chapter - Payment pursuant to a claim against an ocean transportation intermediary.
46:9.0.1.2.18.0.1.4SECTION 545.4
     545.4 Interpretation of Shipping Act of 1984 - Unjust and unreasonable practices.
46:9.0.1.2.18.0.1.5SECTION 545.5
     545.5 Interpretation of Shipping Act of 1984 - Unjust and unreasonable practices with respect to demurrage and detention.