2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part G - Restrictions and Penalties
Chapter 581 - Restrictions and Penalties
Sec. 58107 - Discrimination at ports by water common carriers

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 58107 (2016)
Section Name §58107. Discrimination at ports by water common carriers
Section Text

(a) Prohibition.—A common carrier by water may not, directly or indirectly, through an agreement, conference, association, understanding, or otherwise, prevent or attempt to prevent any other common carrier by water from serving any port described in subsection (b) at the same rates the first carrier charges at the nearest port already regularly served by it.

(b) Ports.—A port referred to in subsection (a) is one that is—

(1) designed for the accommodation of ocean-going vessels;

(2) located on an improvement project authorized by law or by a Federal agency; and

(3) located within the continental limits of the United States.

(c) Other Authority Not Limited.—This section does not limit the authority otherwise vested in the Secretary of Transportation and the Federal Maritime Commission.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1672.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
58107 46 App.:1115. June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, §205, 49 Stat. 1987; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(62), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 159.
Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part G - Restrictions and Penalties
Sec. 58107 - Discrimination at ports by water common carriers
Contains section 58107
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 49 Stat. 1987
95 Stat. 159
120 Stat. 1672
Public Law References Public Law 97-31, Public Law 109-304
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