Private telegraph code of Hamilton, Fraser & co, Volume 54

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Page 135 - ... arrival at a safe anchorage, for similar vessels bound for such place, and any lighterage incurred to enable her to reach the place of discharge is to be at the expense and risk of the receiver of the cargo, any custom of the port or place to the contrary notwithstanding ; but time occupied in proceeding from the anchorage to the port of discharge is not to count.
Page 49 - 40 per day. (Except in case of hands striking work, or frosts or floods, or any other unavoidable accidents preventing the loading...
Page 142 - Lading shall apply and vessel shall receive the same freight as if she had discharged at the original port of destination, except that if the distance of the substituted port exceeds 100 nautical miles, the freight on the cargo delivered at the substituted port to be increased in proportion.
Page 142 - Should the steamer be ordered to a port of discharge inaccessible by reason of ice on the steamer's arrival, the Master shall have the option of waiting until the port is again open, or of proceeding to the nearest safe open port or roadstead (telegraphing his arrival there to...
Page 142 - Continent as above, within 24 hours after arrival, or lay days to count. If so ordered, the Steamer shall receive the same freight as if she had discharged at the port to which she was originally ordered, but if ordered to a port more than 100 nautical miles distant from such open port or roadstead, the freight shall be increased by one shilling per English ton as above. In no case shall the Steamer be ordered from a Port of Call in the United Kingdom to an Ice-bound port.
Page 142 - Should the Steamer be ordered to a Port of Discharge on the Continent inaccessible by reason of ice, the Master shall have the option of waiting until the Port is again open, or of proceeding to the nearest safe open port or roadstead (telegraphing his arrival there to Consignees), where he shall receive fresh orders for an open and accessible Port of Discharge, in the United Kingdom or Continent...
Page 145 - Cash for Vessel's ordinary disbursements at Port of Loading to be advanced by Charterers, if required by master, at current rate of exchange, subject to insurance and two and a half per cent, commission.
Page 47 - AC 88, which was an appeal from a decision of the Court of Session in Scotland. There, a vessel was chartered to proceed to Archangel and load a cargo of timber and thereafter to proceed with the cargo to Ayr. The charter-party provided that the cargo was to be loaded and discharged at the rate of not less than 100 standards per day, whether berth available or not, " always provided the steamer can load and discharge at this rate...
Page 139 - It is further agreed the captain to sign bills of lading as presented and at any rate of freight, but should the total freight as per bills of lading be under the amount estimated to be earned by this charter, the captain to demand payment of any difference in advance...
Page 49 - ... the vessel to be loaded and discharged as fast as she can receive and deliver...

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