Port Series, Issue 18

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928 - Harbors

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Page 60 - Orleans, and at the levees thereof, and remove, from time to time, such vessels as are not employed in receiving and discharging their cargoes, to make room for such others as require to be more immediately accommodated, for the purpose of receiving or discharging their cargoes...
Page 56 - Any vessel anchoring under circumstances of great emergency outside of the anchorage areas must be placed near the edge of the channel and in such position as not to interfere with the free navigation of the channel, nor obstruct the approach to any pier nor impede the movement of any boat, and shall move away immediately after the emergency ceases, or upon notification by the captain of the port.
Page 4 - That upon arrival of any vessel in the United States from any foreign port or place it shall be the duty of the owner, agent, consignee, or master thereof to deliver to the principal immigration officer in charge of the port of arrival lists containing the names of all aliens employed on such vessel, stating the positions they respectively hold in the ship's company, when and where...
Page 60 - ... wharfinger or his agent, to the master or those having such vessel in charge for the time being...
Page 293 - ... to advise with communities regarding the appropriate location and plan of construction of wharves, piers, and water terminals ; to investigate the practicability and advantages of harbor, river, and port improvements in connection with foreign and...
Page i - ... rapid turnaround. The railroad situation is frequently a controlling element in port success. There should be ample trackage serving the terminal or terminals, with the most economical interchange both between the several railroads entering the port, and between these railroads and the ship. Not...
Page 3 - The customs entry of a vessel coastwise consists of delivering to the collector, within 24 hours after arrival, a sworn manifest of cargo, and obtaining from him a permit to discharge. On clearance of a vessel coastwise the master will deposit with the collector verified duplicate manifests of the cargo on board which the collector will certify, returning one copy to the master, with a permit thereon to depart.
Page 293 - ... and to investigate any other matter that may tend to promote and encourage the use by vessels of ports adequate to care for the freight which would naturally pass through such ports...
Page 13 - ... is hereby imposed at each entry on all vessels which shall be entered in any port of the United States from any foreign port or place in North America, Central America, the West India Islands, the Bahama Islands, the Bermuda Islands, or the coast of South America bordering on the Caribbean Sea, or Newfoundland; and a duty of six cents per ton, not to exceed...
Page 95 - ... bridges upon notice given by telephone or otherwise to the operators at least one hour in advance of the time the vessel desires to pass through. The owners of the bridges shall provide arrangements whereby the draw tenders may be reached by telephone or otherwise...

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