Michael Khouri Named FMC Chairman
On March 7, President Trump announced Michael Khouri as the new Chairman for the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). Chairman Khouri served as Acting Chairman of the agency since January 2017.
“I thank President Trump for his expression of confidence. I believe it reflects support for the great work that the entire FMC team is doing to ensure fair competition and integrity for America’s ocean supply chain," said Khouri in his statement.
Chairman Khouri is a forty-eight year veteran in the maritime industry from positions held in marine vessel operations, legal and executive positions. He also served on the boards of directors at the Waterways Council, Inc. and the American Waterways Operators Association.
A confirmation hearing has yet to be scheduled.