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active addition agencies American answer Assistant believe benefits BENNETT building capacity cargo cargo preference carriers carry Chairman Commerce committee companies competitive concerned considered construction continue contributions cost countries Department Department of Defense direct Downing economic effective effective control emergency employment exports fact Federal flag fleet force foreign going Government hearings important increase industry interest JANTSCHER laws major maritime Maritime Administration McCLOSKEY meet ment merchant marine military national defense national security Navy objectives Office operating percent planning ports position possible present President problem production question rates reason record requirements reserve response result RUPPE sealift Secretary shipbuilding ships shipyards situation specific statement subcommittee subsidy suggest tankers testimony Thank tion trade Transportation Treasury U.S. merchant United VASTINE vessels WALDMANN
Стр. 369 - 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...
Стр. 228 - Upon the exportation of articles manufactured or produced in the United States with the use of imported merchandise, the full amount of the duties paid upon the merchandise so used shall be refunded as drawback, less 1 per centum of such duties...
Стр. 161 - There seem, however, to be two cases in which it will generally be advantageous to lay some burden upon foreign for the encouragement of domestic industry. The first is, when some particular sort of industry is necessary for the defence of the country.
Стр. 333 - ... nor forbearance. The position and circumstances of the United States leave them nothing to fear on their land board, and nothing to desire beyond their present rights. But, on their seaboard, they are open to injury, and they have there, too, a commerce which must be protected. This can only be done by possessing a respectable body of citizen seamen, and of artists and establishments in readiness for shipbuilding.
Стр. 161 - Britain, for example, depends very much upon the number of its sailors and shipping. The act of navigation, therefore, very properly endeavours to give the sailors and shipping of Great Britain the monopoly of the trade of their own country, in some cases, by absolute prohibitions, and in others by heavy burdens upon the shipping of foreign countries.
Стр. 369 - ... (c) owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar 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. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Стр. 757 - My colleagues and I will be glad to respond to any questions the committee may have.
Стр. 59 - Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, it is a privilege for me to appear before you again, and I appreciate this opportunity to discuss with you our appropriation request for fiscal year 1974.
Стр. 371 - Its value as a branch of industry is enhanced by the dependence of so many other branches on it. In times of general peace it multiplies competitors for employment in transportation, and so keeps that at its proper level, and in times of war — that is to say, when those nations, who, may be our principal carriers, shall be at war with each other — if we have not within ourselves the means of transportation, pur produce must be exported in belligerent vessels, at the increased expense of war freight...