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Report on clarifying the government cargo preference laws

Report on clarifying the government cargo preference laws

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Maritime Administration,
  • Cargo preference -- United States,
  • Merchant marine -- United States,
  • Shipping bounties and subsidies -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClarifying the government cargo preference laws
    Statementsubmitted by Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives
    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- no. 98-5
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14224636M

    Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: Cargo preference [microform]: Ocean Ranger: hearings before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, on administration of cargo preference laws in sale of butter to New Zealand, November 9, , Ocean Ranger collapse, March 9, Cargo preference -- United States Filed under: Shipping bounties and subsidies -- United States Alternative Approaches to Cargo Policy: A Supplement to an Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology (), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment (PDF .

    Government Agency Compliance with the Cargo Preference Laws: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine of the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, 99th Cong., 2d . Number three, the cargo preference program, as you know, cargo preference requires some portion of government impelled cargo to be shipped on U.S. flagships. The cargo preference laws like MSP are to help ensure that we have a sufficient number of merchant mariners and a sufficient number of ships.

    The federal rules on cargo preference for food aid, which are mandated by the Farm Bill, led to an increase in the overall cost of shipping food aid by around $ million, or 23 percent, between. Cargo preference is the statutory requirement that all, or a portion of all, ocean-borne cargo that moves internationally be transported on U.S. flag vessels. Deviations or waivers from the cargo preference laws must be approved by: Department of Transportation. Maritime Administration. Office of Cargo Preference. 7th Street, SW.


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Get this from a Report on clarifying the government cargo preference laws book. Report on clarifying the government cargo preference laws. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.;]. Clarifying the application of the cargo preference laws to the exportation of United States agricultural commodities: report (to accompany S.

Author: United States. Over the years, Congress has amended cargo preference laws to vary the CPFA percentage requirement. This testimony is based on an August GAO report that examined (1) CPFA's impact on food aid shipping cost and how U.S.

agencies implement CPFA requirements; and (2) the extent to which implementation of CPFA requirements contributes to sufficient sealift capacity. The GAO report is entitled “International Food Assistance: Cargo Preference Increases Food Aid Shipping Costs, and Benefits Are Unclear” (GAO), which is indicative of the reports results.

Federal cargo preference legislation requires that certain “government impelled cargoes” must be exported or imported on U.S. flag ships. Government impelled cargoes include: (1) military cargo (Military Cargo Preference Act. Recognizing that cargo preference serves statutory policy goals, Congress should consider clarifying CPFA legislation to define “geographic area” in a manner that ensures agencies can fully utilize the flexibility Congress granted to them when it lowered the CPFA requirement.

The Secretary of Transportation should direct the. An advance decision was requested as to whether the Cargo Preference Act prohibits the Department of Defense from using overseas areas foreign-flag shipping services for shipping military supplies where there is no U.S. vessel available and where use of the foreign-flag shipping services would result in the overall lowest transportation cost to.

By the Cargo Preference Act ofCongress reserved for carriage in US-flagged bulk carriers, liners, and tank vessels 50 to 75 per cent of the cargo generated by federal agencies for the.

Cargo preference laws require that a percentage of U.S. government cargo, including international food aid, be transported on U.S.-flag vessels according to. for three years in order to be eligible for the agricultural cargo preference progr am, which limits the flexibility of the U.S.-flag shipping indus try to meet short-term changes in demand for.

Cargo preference is the reservation, by law, for transportation on U.S.-flag vessels, of all or a portion of oceanborne cargo which is sponsored directly or indirectly by the Federal Government. Where do I get information on cargo preference laws and issues.

Page 33 - Law ) requires that at least 50% of all government generated cargo subject to the law be shipped on privately owned US-flag commercial vessels if such vessels are available at fair and reasonable rates.

Over the years, Congress has amended cargo preference laws to vary the CPFA [cargo preference for food aid] percentage requirement.

This testimony is based on an August GAO [Government Accountability Office] report that examined (1) CPFA's impact on food aid shipping cost and how U.S. agencies implement CPFA requirements;Author: Thomas Melito.

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Economic effects of cargo preference laws: report to the chairman, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives. [United States. General Accounting Office. Government cargo preference [microform]: hearing before the Subcommittee on Merchant Marine of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on oversight of government cargo preference, J   acrobat Renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (Report ) 05/22/ acrobat Authorization of Appropriations to the U.S.

International Trade Commission, the U.S. Customs Service, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (Report ) 05/18/ acrobat Social Security Disability Amendments of - Errata (Report   The FAR clause implementing the Cargo Preference Act ofFARis not included in either the Prime's contract with the government or in our contract with the Prime, presumably because FAR clearly states " This subpart does not apply to the Department of Defense (DoD).

The Cargo Preference Act or Cargo Preference refers generally to legal requirements for the carriage of government-impelled cargoes on the vessels flagged within the registry of that government for the purpose of promoting a national merchant marine.

Cargo subject to these laws is known as preference cargo. This report responds to a request from several Senators to provide information on (1) the cost to the federal government of cargo preference laws and (2) the effect of cargo preference laws on the U.S.

merchant marine industry. Food Aid and Agricultural Cargo Cargo preference laws must also and tank vessels 50 to 75 per cent of the cargo generated by federal agencies for the account of the U.S.

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