Miscellaneous Series Volume 90-92

Miscellaneous Series Volume 90-92

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...order to secure comparative figures. The following data is used by permission of the commission. Average cost of loading or unloading. 33 $0. 584 32 $2. 158 33 $0.588 2b $1.591 Average stevedoring cost 01 loading or unloading................ 28.458 ' 31 1. 755 28.562 25 1.404 Average tallying and clerking cost of loading or unloading.... 25.080 28. 160 25.088 21. 159 Average' watching cost of load ing or unloading...............1 18.025 27 070 18 029 18.072 Average dunnage cost of loading or unloading................... 8.011 10. 125 4 028 4 022 Days. Days. Days. Dav/s. Average time 0! loading or unloading. 27 4. 22 26 5. 37 27 3. 5 21 3 03 STEVEDORING COSTS COMPARED WITH OTHER EXPENSES. It will be recognized from a glance at these figures that the cost of stevedoring must constitute a heavy charge against the vessel. but this can be even better shown by a comparison of stevedoring costs with other operating expenses. The following table does this for four type vessels. TABLE 7.--CosT or STEVEDORING Comrmmn 'ITH OTHER Dnmor OPERATING Exrmzsns. San Francisco to Sydney, oil burning.. 30. 7 Intelligence section' United States Direct operating expenses include, in the first three cases, wages, fuel, repairs and maintenance, port charges, agency fees, subsistence, stores and supplies, management, loading and discharging; and, in the last case, wages, fuel, machinery and boiler repairs and renewals, harbor towing, groceries and provisions, and handling cargo. In none of the cases are insurance, interest, and depreciation considered. If these items were taken into account, the stevedoring cost percentage would be considerably reduced. Full cargo was carried in both directions by the first three vessels, and, although details are not...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698126X
  • 9781236981264