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US Exporters
Representing America's largest shippers and their customers to shape a competitive export environment for projects around the world. Meet our members
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From the reinstatement of the U.S. EXIM Bank to grappling with ISPM15, our committees mean business—working toward real results that will be felt today and long into the future. See What we're working on now
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Purpose

To represent the interests of United States exporters and suppliers with respect to project cargo, export trade and transportation issues.

Mission

To promote, foster and maintain a competitive export environment, effecting change through participation and initiation of key initiatives.

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America’s leading engineering, construction and procurement companies, industrial manufacturers, forwarders, and consultants working together to make a better export environment for all.

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Latest News

News from ECMC, its members and the industry

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Shippers are Urged to Care About the Crew Change Crisis

As ship operators are still unable to conduct crew changes, the issue has become the single greatest operational challenge confronting the global shipping industry. International shipping bodies BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Intertanko have written a letter urging Jeff Bezos of Amazon to use his influence with governments to push for public…

Source: International Maritime Organization

Worsening crew change crisis and Stranded Seafarers

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has warned that the COVID-19 restrictions on travel and transit have severely impacted seafarers. In a press release dated September 24th, 2020, the IMO details recent news and events around this humanitarian issue (click here to read). They highlight the devastating reality of this situation in the following statement: “Some…