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OCEAN TRANSPORTATION OF GRAIN TO RUSSIA

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON MERCHANT MARINE

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

JANUARY 28, 29, AND 30, 1964

Serial No. 88-26

Printed for the use of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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DOCUMENT

DES 1964

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U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1964

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COMMITTEE ON MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES

HERBERT C. BONNER, North Carolina, Chairman EDWARD A. GARMATZ, Maryland

THOR C. TOLLEFSON, Washington LEONOR K. (MRS. JOHN B.) SULLIVAN, WILLIAM K. VAN PELT, Wisconsin Missouri

WILLIAM S. MAILLIARD, California T. A. THOMPSON, Louisiana

THOMAS M. PELLY, Washington FRANK M. CLARK, Pennsylvania

MILTON W. GLENN, New Jersey THOMAS L. ASHLEY, Ohio

ROBERT F. ELLSWORTH, Kansas JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan

GEORGE A. GOODLING, Pennsylvania L. MENDEL RIVERS, South Carolina

STANLEY R. TUPPER, Maine ALTON LENNON, North Carolina

CHARLES A. MOSHER, Ohio THOMAS N. DOWNING, Virginia

JAMES R. GROVER, JR., New York BOB CASEY, Texas

ROGERS C. B. MORTON, Maryland JAMES A. BYRNE, Pennsylvania

HASTINGS KEITH, Massachusetts CHARLES A. VANIK, Ohio HARLAN HAGEN, California EDITH GREEN, Oregon PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida FRANK A. STUBBLEFIELD, Kentucky JOHN M. MURPHY, New York JACOB H. GILBERT, New York

JOHN M. DREWRY, Chief Counsel

BERNARD J. ZINCKE, Counsel
NED P. EVERETT, Assistant Counsel
WILLIAM B. WINFIELD, Chief Clerk

PAUL S. BAUER, Consultant

SUBCOMMITTEE ON MERCHANT MARINE

HERBERT C. BONNER, North Carolina, Chairman THOMAS L. ASHLEY, Ohio

THOR C. TOLLEFSON, Washington THOMAS N. DOWNING, Virginia

WILLIAM K. VAN PELT, Wisconsin BOB CASEY, Texas

WILLIAM S. MAILLIARD, California HARLAN HAGEN, California

THOMAS M. PELLY, Washington
PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida

MILTON W. GLENN, New Jersey
FRANK A. STUBBLEFIELD, Kentucky
JOHN M. MURPHY, New York

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CONTENTS

Hearings held

Pago

January 28, 1964.

1

January 29, 1964.

77

January 30, 1964..

119

Hearings held before the Maritime Administration, February 6, 1964.. 171

Statement of

Ables, Robert, General Counsel, Maritime Administration..

7, 77

Dewey, Ralph B., president, Pacific American Steamship Association. 100

Eskildsen, Clarence R., Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural

Service, Department of Agriculture.-

144

Findley, Hon. Paul, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Illinois.--

2

Giles, Robert E., Acting Administrator, Federal Maritime Adminis-

tration, Department of Commerce..

7, 77, 101

Goodman, Capt. Martin I., chief, Office of Ship Operations, Maritime

Administration.

7, 77

Johnson, Hon. G. Griffith, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic

Affairs...

119

Lewis, Robert G., Deputy Administrator, Commodity Operations, Agri-

cultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, Department of Agri-

culture.-

144

Ryan, Joseph A., Jr., Chief, Ocean Transportation Branch, Program

Operations Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, Department of

Agriculture

144

Shulman, Edward M., Deputy General Counsel, Department of Agri-

culture...

144

Additional material submitted by

Maritime Administration-

Current Export Bulletin No. 883.-

30

Goodman, M. I., Chief, Office of Ship Operations, letter dated

February 5, 1964, enclosing listing of owner-operators of vessels

engaged in carriage of bulk commodities.--

94

Liner bookings bulk grain versus Maritime Administration rates, table. 103

Notice to exporters and American shipowners on shipment of wheat

and wheat flour to Soviet-bloc countries, dated January 7, 1964. 37

Owners-operators of vessels engaged in the carriage of bulk com-

modities-

By vessel..

94

By managing agent-operator--

97
Transcript of President Kennedy's news conference as reprinted
in the Washington Post, October 10, 1963.

82

Voyage charter rate guidelines..

11

Brazil..

20

Chile

25

Colombia

26

Ecuador.

26

Finland.

Formosa

23

France.

27

Germany.

21

Greece,

15

Iceland,

25

India..

16

Indonesia.

22

Iran.

23

Israel.

21

Italy--

19

19

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Additional material submitted by-Continued

Maritime Administration-Continued

Voyage charter rate guidelines—Continued

Pago

Japan.

22

Korea..

18, 20, 22, 24

Morocco

Pakistan.

17

Peru---

25

Poland..

27

Russia.

12, 13

Spain..

14, 24

Trieste

15

Turkey-

13

Yugoslavia

14

Wheat Freight Rate Cut by $3,” clipping from the Baltimore

Sun, dated November 9, 1963, by Helen Delich Bentley,

maritime editor..

89

State Department-

Certification and Assurance" form.

130

List of free world and Polish-flag vessels arriving in Cuba since

January 1, 1963-

133

Press statement by the U.S. Embassy, Moscow, February 6,

1964.

143

Communications received by committee

Dewey, Ralph B., president, Pacific American Steamship Association,
letter dated January 24, 1964, with attachments..

63
Giles, Robert E., Acting Maritime Administrator-
Letter dated February 4, 1964.

58

Telegram to Mr. J. Max Harrison, president, American Maritime

Association, dated January 22, 1964.

43

Harrison, Max, president, American Maritime Association, dated

January 22, 1964, to Robert Giles, Maritime Administrator...

43

APPENDIX

Hearing held by the Maritime Administration, Department of Commerce,

Thursday, February 6, 1964, Robert E. Giles, Acting Administrator,

presiding-

171

Statement of

Coles, Marvin J.

211, 217

Dowd, Henry R., vice president, Marine Carriers Corp., on behalf of

Oceanic Petroleum Carriers, Inc.

192, 198

Gleason, Thomas W., president, International Longshoremen's

Association..

223

Hall, Paul, president, Seafarers International Union of North America

(AFL-CIO)

251

Kahn, Joseph, president, Transeastern Shipping Corp.

233

Murdock, Ray, legislative director, American Maritime Association.-

262
Nordemann, Ben, vice president, Continental Grain Co..

215

Oberschall, Victor, Jr., executive vice president, Penn Shipping Co.,

Inc.

184, 190

Shepard, Earl, vice president, Atlantic Coast, Seafarers International

Union...

178, 196, 266

Simpkins, Tal, AFL-CIO Maritime Committee...

264

Spalding, Peter, executive vice president, Victory Carriers, Inc.-

243

Stovall, L. C., assistant vice president,

Continental Grain

Co.

185, 197, 230, 249

Thurman, John N., Washington counsel and vice president, Pacific

American Steamship Association.

263

Communications submitted to the Administration-

Calhoon, Jesse M., president, Marine Engineers Beneficial Association,

telegram..

223

Giles, Robert E., Maritime Administrator, telegram to Paul Hall,

J. M. Calhoon, and Thomas Gleason, dated February 5, 1964.. 222
Gleason, Thomas W., president, International Longshoremen's
Association, telegram ---

223
Hall, Paul, president, Seafarers International Union, telegram.-

223

Additional material furnished by-

Maritime Administration-

Capacity of U.S. Ships Limited for Carrying Wheat to Soviet,"

clipping from the New York Times, dated January 1, 1964, by Pago
Werner Bamberger--

239

Notice to exporters and American shipowners on shipment of

wheat and wheat flour to Soviet bloc countries.

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