Inter-American Maritime Conference: Washington, D.C., November 25, 1940, to December 2, 1940
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - 479 páginas
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Página 267 - It is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the waterborne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Página 455 - States shall be divided or appropriated : of granting letters of marque and reprisal, in times of peace : appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures ; provided, that no member of congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts.
Página 21 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States in so far as may be practicable, and (d) composed of the best equipped, safest and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel.
Página 175 - The board may by order disapprove, cancel, or modify any agreement, or any modification or cancellation thereof, whether or not previously approved by it, that it finds to be unjustly discriminatory or unfair as between carriers, shippers, exporters, importers, or ports, or between exporters from the United States and their foreign competitors, or to operate to the detriment of the commerce of the United States, or to be in violation of this Act, and shall approve all other agreements, modifications,...
Página 40 - ... limiting or regulating in any way the volume or character of freight or passenger traffic to be carried ; or in any manner providing for an exclusive preferential, or cooperative working arrangement.
Página 287 - That any attempt on the part of a non-American State against the integrity or inviolability of the territory, the sovereignty or the political independence of an American State...
Página 40 - Every common carrier by water, or other person subject to this chapter, shall file immediately with the Commission a true copy, or, if oral, a true and complete memorandum, of every agreement...
Página 306 - ... the ability, experience, financial resources, and other qualifications necessary to enable him to conduct the proposed operations of the vessel or vessels as to meet competitive conditions and promote foreign commerce...
Página 464 - SEC. 34. That in the judgment of Congress, articles or provisions in treaties or conventions to which the United States is a party, which restrict the right of the United States to impose discriminating customs duties on imports entering the United States in foreign vessels and in vessels of the United States, and which also restrict the right of the United States to impose discriminatory tonnage dues on foreign.
Página 59 - deferred rebate" in this Act means a return of any portion of the freight money by a carrier to any shipper as a consideration for the giving of all or any portion of his shipments to the same or any other carrier, or for any other purpose, the payment of which Is deferred beyond the completion of the service for which It Is paid, and Is made only If, during both the period for which computed and the period of deferment, the shipper has complied with the terms of the rebate agreement or arrangement.