The Panama Canal and Commerce

D. Appleton, 1916 - 295 páginas

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Página 156 - ... 5. The provisions of this Article shall apply to waters adjacent to the canal, within 3 marine miles of either end. Vessels of war of a belligerent shall not remain in such waters longer than twenty-four hours at any one time, except in case of distress, and in such case, shall depart as soon as possible ; but a vessel of war of one belligerent shall not depart within twenty-four hours from the departure of a vessel of war of the other belligerent.
Página 155 - The canal shall be free and open to the vessels of commerce and of war of all nations observing these Rules, on terms of entire equality...
Página 153 - Britain that the parties constructing or owning the same shall impose no other charges or conditions of traffic thereupon than the aforesaid governments shall approve of as just and equitable ; and that the same canals or railways, being open to the citizens and subjects of the United States and Great Britain on equal terms...
Página 157 - The Canal, when constructed, and the entrances thereto shall be neutral in perpetuity, and shall be opened upon the terms provided for by Section I of Article three of, and in conformity with all the stipulations of, the treaty entered into by the Governments of the United States and Great Britain on November 18, 1901.
Página 235 - If the tolls shall not be based upon net registered tonnage, they shall not exceed the equivalent of one dollar and twentyfive cents per net registered ton...
Página 241 - The President is authorized to make, and from time to time amend, regulations governing the operation of the Panama Canal, and the passage and control of vessels through the same or any part thereof, including the locks and approaches thereto...
Página 18 - The canal shall never be blockaded, nor shall any right of war be exercised nor any act of hostility be committed within it.
Página 155 - Treaty, to the construction of such canal under the auspices of the Government of the United States, without impairing the "general principle...
Página 76 - As we view it, the Panama Canal is to be one of the agencies of transportation between the east and the west, but not necessarily the sole carrier of the coast to coast business. If the railroads are able to make such rates from the Atlantic seaboard to the Pacific coast as will hold to their lines some portion of this traffic with profit to themselves, they should be permitted so to do. The...
Página 156 - Prizes shall be in all respects subject to the same Rules as vessels of war of the belligerents. ' 4. No belligerent shall embark or disembark troops, munitions of war, or warlike materials in the canal, except in case of accidental hindrance of the transit, and in such case the transit shall be resumed with all possible dispatch. ' 5. The provisions of this Article shall apply to waters adjacent to the canal, within three marine miles of either end.

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