Port Series, Issue 22

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Page 25 - Territory," as used in this act, shall include the district of Alaska, the insular possessions of the United States, and the Canal Zone. The word "person," as used in this act, shall be construed to import both the plural and the singular, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies, and associations. When construing and enforcing the provisions of this act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent...
Page v - ... 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 25 - On cars held for loading, time will be computed from the first 7 am after placement on public-de.livery tracks. (b) On cars held for orders, time will be computed from the first 7 am after the day on which notice of arrival is sent to consignee.
Page v - ... 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 162 - ... of a pilot offered outside the bar, and shall enter the port without the aid of one, she shall be liable to the first pilot whose services she so declined for the payment of half pilotage ; and any vessel which after being brought in by a pilot shall go out without employing one shall be liable to the payment of half pilotage to the pilot who brought her in, or if she has come in without the aid of a pilot, though offered outside, she shall in so going out be liable for the payment of half pilotage...
Page 162 - Texas; all vessels of seventy-five tons and under, owned and licensed for the coasting trade in any part of the United States, when arriving from or departing to any port in the state of Texas...
Page 25 - When a change in route is made necessary by reason of an embargo placed against the billed destination or route thereto subsequent to acceptance of the car by the carrier at the point of origin.
Page iii - The present report was prepared by this Department and the United States Maritime Commission as a result of the cooperation prescribed by section 8 of the Merchant Marine Act and in furtherance of the objects entrusted to the War Department by section 500 of the Transportation Act of 1920. 2. In accordance with the agreement for cooperation between the two...
Page 191 - Covers freight traffic from US Gulf ports — Tampa, Florida/Brownsville, Texas range — to ports in Danzig Free State, Denmark, Estonia. Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and to Russian and German ports on the Baltic Sea.
Page v - Department is charged by law with the planning and improvement of our harbors and navigable channels, and is required to undertake investigations of ports and terminals and of the territory tributary to ports, and to advise with communities regarding the appropriate location and plan of construction of wharves, piers, and water terminals; to investigate the practicability and advantages...

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