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80 Broad Street, New York 4, N.Y.

Telephone Whitehall 4-0990
Cable Tranconfer

February 16, 1953.

I M P O R T A N T  N O T I C E

Owing to the continuance of unsettled conditions prevailing in the trade between United States North Atlantic and Continental Ports as mentioned in our DECEMBER 17, 1952 notice, the temporary discount of 10% granted by that notice is hereby extended to include MARCH 31, 1953. The reduction is on all freight rates except that it does not apply to accessorial charges such as minimum Bill of Lading Charges, Heavy Lift Charges, Extra Length Charges, etc. or on the following items:

Bulk Cargoes (NOT Package Goods) - Coal; Coke; Grain; Oils; Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum; Salt Cake
Cotton and Cotton Linters
Effects or Goods, Household or Personal, Packed, including Lift Vans
Equipment Steel Rolling Mills, Supplies and Parts
Livestock; Animals, etc.
Machinery, Power Transmission Installation, Supplies and Parts
Ordnance (Governmental Military Cargoes)
Sheets, Hot Rolled Steel, in coils
Specie, Gold, Silver and Bullion
Human Ashes or Corpses

The date the ship commences to load at the Port where the particular shipment is loaded governs application of the normal or reduced (discount) rates.


C.R. ANDREWS, Chairman
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