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Biography for Ian Cohen

Ian Cohen, Associate Editor, is a reporter with Export Compliance Daily and its sister publication International Trade Today, where he covers export controls, sanctions and international trade issues. He previously worked as a local government reporter in South Florida. Ian graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Florida in 2017 and lives in Washington, D.C. He joined the staff of Warren Communications News in 2019.

Recent Articles by Ian Cohen

FMC to Investigate Unfair Fees, Container Practices by Carriers

The Federal Maritime Commission will begin investigating whether ocean carriers are violating regulations on detention and demurrage fees, container returns and container availability for U.S. exports, the agency said Nov. 20. The investigation, which will be led by FMC Commissioner…Subscribe to Read >>

Trade Groups Ask FMC to Suspend Unfair Detention, Demurrage Fees

More than 40 trade groups urged the Federal Maritime Commission to suspend certain detention and demurrage charges they say are being unfairly imposed by ocean carriers and marine terminals, saying the charges violate guidelines issued by the FMC in May…Subscribe to Read >>

FMC to Address Non-Compliance With Detention, Demurrage Rule

The Federal Maritime Commission plans to discuss a rise in non-compliance with its May rule (see 2004290037) on detention and demurrage charges after industry complained that the rule is being ignored, Rebecca Dye, an FMC commissioner, said during a Nov…Subscribe to Read >>

Industry Still Facing Detention, Demurrage Penalties Despite FMC Rule

The Federal Maritime Commission said its May rule on detention and demurrage charges (see 2004290037) is helping to reduce unfair penalties imposed by carriers, but industry said the fees are continuing and the FMC’s guidance is not being followed. The…Subscribe to Read >>

China Reportedly Halts US Ag Purchases as US Mulls Sanctions

China reportedly ordered its state-controlled companies to stop buying certain U.S. agricultural products after the U.S. certified last week that Hong Kong no longer qualifies for special trade treatment. The decision also came after President Donald Trump said the U.S…Subscribe to Read >>