2M Tie up

Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Co should know by October 11 whether their collaboration will be allowed to go ahead in the US trades after filing with the Federal Maritime Commission Wednesday afternoon local time.

The Washington agency now has 45 days in which to review the Maersk/MSC vessel-sharing agreement, popularly known as 2M, although the clock can be stopped if commissioners or FMC staff want additional information.

Defunct P3 Aggrement

This happened in the case of the now defunct P3 agreement,