Without limiting the power and authority otherwise vested in the Federal Maritime Commission and the Secretary of Transportation, it shall be unlawful for any common carrier by water, either directly or indirectly, through the medium of an agreement, conference, association, understanding, or otherwise, to prevent or attempt to prevent any other such carrier from serving any port designed for the accommodation of ocean-going vessels located on any improvement project authorized by the Congress or through it by any other agency of the Federal Government, lying within the continental limits of the United States, at the same rates which it charges at the nearest port already regularly served by it.
1981—Pub. L. 97–31substituted “Federal Maritime Commission and the Secretary of Transportation” for “Commission”. For prior transfers of functions of the Commission, meaning the United States Maritime Commission, see Transfer of Functions note below.
For effect of subtitle IV (§ 10101 et seq.) of Title 49, Transportation, see note set out preceding section
801 of this Appendix.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of functions of United States Maritime Commission, see Reorg. Plan No. 6 of 1949, Reorg. Plan No. 21 of 1950, and Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961, set out under section
1111 of this Appendix.
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