Two of the five US Federal Maritime Commissioners say they want to take a closer look at how the agency monitors blank sailings even as the FMC has stepped up its monitoring of how alliances cut and add capacity in response to the pandemic-driven decline in container volumes.

Commissioners Carl Bentzel and Daniel Maffei say they aren’t looking for a formal investigation but say a review of how the agency tracks blank sailing and impacts the market is warranted.

Source: Mallory Alexander