Removal of Restriction on Use of Laid-up Fleet: Hearings Before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, Third Session, on H. J. Res. 5l9, Joint Resolution Amending Section 510 (g) of Merchant Marine Act, 1936. April 24, 1940
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - Merchant marine - 226 pages
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Page 206 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each...
Page 49 - Commission shall determine after proper hearing of all parties that the service already provided by vessels of United States registry in such service, route, or line is inadequate, and that in the accomplishment of the purposes and policy of this Act additional vessels, should be operated thereon...
Page 145 - ... from Vero Beach, Fla., to Fort Pierce, Fla. It is the board's understanding that the present appropriation will be insufficient to complete said work to Fort Pierce and, as the continuation of said project from Vero Beach to Fort Pierce will be of great benefit to Fort Pierce and St.
Page 67 - 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...
Page 209 - Whenever the President shall proclaim that the security of the national defense makes it advisable or during any national emergency declared by proclamation of the President...
Page 135 - We are enclosing a copy of a resolution adopted at last week's meeting of the board of directors of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce.
Page 209 - Commission to requisition or purchase any vessel or other watercraft owned by citizens of the United States, or under construction within the United States, or for any period during such emergency, to requisition or charter the use of any such property.
Page 83 - ... together with his military rank, if any, and the capacity in which he signs the paper. Such signature constitutes a certificate that the statements made therein are true and correct to the best of the knowledge, information, and belief of the person signing the paper, and that the paper is filed in good faith and not for purposes of unnecessary delay.