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June 11, 1930



THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD



645



Commercial Traffic Through the Panama Canal in May, 1930, by

Trade Routes.

The following tabulation shows the commercial traffic through the
Canal during the month of May, 1930, classified according to trade
routes and nationality of vessels in each trade route, together with
corresponding totals for May, 1929 and 1928. The amount of cargo
shown is the amount carried by vessels operating over the .respective
routes and in some cases includes cargo having other destinations:

ATLANTIC TO PACIFIC.





No.

of

ships.


TONNAGE.


Tolls.


Tons


Nationality.


Panama

Canal

net.


United

States

equivalent.


Registered
gross.


Registered
net.


of
cargo.


United States intercoastal:


81

8

2

1

14


436,292

35.611
7,735
4,421

65,628


331,650

29,767
6,033
3,743

53,273


535,283

51,020
10,889
15,339
95,205


331,287

31,256
6,233
4,377

53,945


$373,973.19

29,183.86
7,541.25
3,183.12

50,602.01


235,134


East Cjast of United States to
west coast of South
America:
British


4,321
4,980






United States


13,703


Totals


25


113,395


92,816


173,053


95,811


90,510.24


23,004


Europe to west coast of South
America:
British


5
1

2
3

I
1
1
1


34,844
2,093

12,437

15,393
4,834

15,847
9,329
3,965
5,014


26,796
1,918

10,614
8,779
3,223

10,163
5,176
2,637
3,-338


45,485
3,936
17,879
15,065
5,390
16,897
11,718
4,436
5,391


27,769
1,951

10,057
9,068
3,219

10,267
6,750
2,664
4,048


33,495.00
1,506.96
8,954.64

10,973.75
4,028.75

12,703.75
6,470.00
3,296.25
4,172.50


21,066


Chilean








Dutch


15,244


French


4,511


German


16,831


Italian


2,305


Norwegian


6,317




7,877






Total


18


103,756


72,644


126,197


75,793


85,601.60


74,151


Europe to west coast of
Canada:
British


6
1
2
1



2
2
1


36,975
8,076
14,607
7,513
13,648
12,089
11,977
5,485


25,456
5,689

10,323
4,581
8,619

10,086
8,736
3,406


43,1.55
10,110
16,709

8,152
15,021
14,122
14,243

5,558


26,438
6,180

10,. 309
4,882
9,049
8,920
8,897
4,246


31,711.80
7,111.25
12,903.75
5,726.25
10,773.75
12,607.50
10,929.00
4,257.50


8,178


Danish


1,858


Dutch


4,299


French


1,393


German


10,651


Italian


4,364




13,119


Swedish


5,122






Total


17


110,370


76,896


127,070


78,921


96,011.80


48,984


East coast of United States to

Far East:

British


6

1
5
1
2


31, .552
4,066

24,097
7,063

10,691


20,476
3,142

20,796
4,017
7,303


34,040
5,177

31,217
6,744

11,844


20,609
3,199

20,393
4,109
7,251


25,595.00
3,927.50

25,662.50
5,021.25
9,128.75


38,088




6,156




35,778


Panamanian


2,634


United States


15,859


Total


15


77,469


55,734


89,052


55,561


69,335.00


98,515


Europe to west coast of
United States:


3
1
1
3
1
5


17,511
334

7,698
18,432

4,860
33,378


15,265
308

5,626
15,534

2,781
27,515


25,137
542

9,028
25,802

4,960
44,445


14,866
321

5,637
15,444

3,665
27,277


12,607.92
385.00

7,0.32.50
13,271.04

3,476.25
24,032.16







307


German


4,767








88i


United States








Total


14


82,213


67,029


109,912


67,210


60,804.87


5,955


Cristobal to west coast of
South America:
Colombian


1
5

1


287

742

4,532

746


277

294

2,777

600


440

780
5,. 500
1,036


275

323

2,890

582


336.85

367.50

3,471.25

537.12


127


Dutch


43




884


Swedish




Total


9


6,307


3,948


7,756


4,070


4.712.72


1,054



646



THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD



June 11, lOSO



ATLANTIC TO PACIFIC— Continued.





No.

of

ships.


TONNAGE.


Tolls.


Tons

of
cargo.


Nationality.


Panama
Canal

net.


United

States
equivalent.


Registered
gross.


Registered
net.


Europe to Australasia:

British


7

4
2


59,238

23,906
11,607


41,420

14,213

8,288


69,501

24,882
13,279


42,715

14,460
8,279


150,346.57

17,766.25
10,360.00


32,409

18,987
17,846


East coast of United States
to Philippme Islands:
British


United States




Total


6


35,513


22,501


38,161


22,739


28,126.25


36,833




East coast of United States to
.Australasia:
British


4
1


19,400
5,241


13,926
3,763


22,379
5,831


13,979
3,664


17,407.50
4,703.75


10,646
1,835


United States




Total


5


24,641


17,689


28,269


17,643


22,111.25


12,481




Cristobal to west coast of
United States:
United States


4

3

3
3

3

■2
2

1
1


9,435

3,028

14,346
33.389

11,865

4,615

8,229

5,131
5,046


7,297

2,558

10,360
27,225

9,443

2,678
6,523

4,603
3,587


12,174

4,831

17,057
45,247

15,251

4,392
11,151

4,884
5,530


7,181

2,715

10,407
27,200

9,474

2,649
6,884

3,004
3,541


7,517.15

3,197.50

12,950.00
34,031.25

11,048.42

■6,192.50
8,153.75

5,753.75
4,483.75


1,762

2,380

13,629
12,800

11 966


Cristobal to west coast of
Central America:
British


East coast of Canada to
Australasia:
British


Around the world:

United States


East coast of United States
to Hawaii:
United States


West Indies to west coa.st of
Canada:
British


7 000


Canadian intercoastal:
British


4 500


East coast of South America
to west coast of
United States:
Norwegian


2 382


United States...


2 847






Total


2


10,177


8,190


10,464


6,545


10,237.50


5,229




East coast of Central America

to Balboa:

Panamanian


1
1


106

4,289
6,224


101

3,318
5,553


180

5,250

8,875


101

3,286
5,215


123.90

3,088.08
4,481.28


71


Foreign vessels in ballast-
United States inter-
coastal:
British




Norwegian








Total


2


10,513


8,871


14,125


8,501


7,569.35








East coast of United States
to west coast of
Canada:
United States


1

1

1
1

1
1

1

1

1


5,450

5,049

6,050
5,094

3,948
4,614

6,287

5,821

4,205


3,465

3,545

5,140

2,889

2,753
2,884

5,474

4,170

2,495


5,687

5,603

8,207
4,811

4,541
4,751

8,998

7,267

4,333


3,450

3,547

5,092
2,881

2,759
2,868

5,217

4,387

2,494


4,331.25

4,431.25

4,356.00
3,611.25

3,441.25
3,605.00

6,842.50

5,212.50

3,118.75


8,112


East coast of South America
to west coast of
Canada:
United States . . .


3,677


West Indies to west coast of
« United States:
United States . . .




Africa to Far East:
British


7 840


Europe to west coast of
Central America:

German

West Indies to Australasia:

British


1,327
7,167


West Indies to west coast of
South America:


12,300


East coast of South America
to Far East:


2,214


East coast of Central America
to Australasia:
Norwegian


3,310



> Includes naval vessel of 5,690 displacement tons.



June 11,1930



THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD

ATLANTIC TO PACIFIC— Continued.



647





No.
of

ships.


TONNAGE.


Tolls.




Nationality.


Panama
Canal

net.


United

States

equivalent.


Registered
gross.


Registered
net.


of
cargo.


East coast of Central America

to west coast of
_ South America:


1
1


3,650
5,049


3,303
4,395


5,674
7,203


3,261
4,382


$4,128.75
3,635.28


7,269


East coast of Canada to west
coast South America:
British








Grand total. May, 1930


234


1,210,174


906,086


1,506,197


913,745


1,032,268.60


681,073


Grand total, May, 1929


278


1,329,095


1,011,384


1,668,713


1,014,479


1,164,303.77


920,360


Grand total, May, 1928


243


1,082,871


835,725


1,363,566


832,286


962,722.86


725,345



PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.



United States intercoastal:
United States


77

8
1
1
2
14


403,129

36,753
4,705
4,519
8,917

62,810


306,082

30,687
3,466
3,595
7,486

49,456


492,805

52,260

7,310

5,886

30,676

84,575


308,459

31,628
3,976
3,658
8,762

49,214


$382,496.99

38,282.55
4,332,50
4,493.75
9,357.50

61,638.40


538,438


West coast of South America
to east coast of
United States:
British


58,063


Chilean


4,5.30




8,700


Swedish


43,946


United States


123,125






Total


26


117,704


94,690


180,707


97,238


118,104.70


238,364






West coast of Canada to
Europe:
Belgian


2
12
1
2
1
1
4
1
2


8,019
59,133

5,338
11,999

6,656

6,025
21,425

4,486
11,056


7,537
40,819
4,223
7,403
3,994
5,056
12,433
2,651
9,608


10,028
66,049

6,650
13,817

7,132

7,098
20,406

4,585
13,778


7,200
40,732
4,247
8,049
4,188
4,498
12,603
3,435
9,586


9,421.25
51,020.85
5,278.75
9,2.53.75
4,992.50
6,320.00
15,541.25
3,313.75
11,949.75


13,796




84,558




8,628


French


15,643


German


7,733




8,900


Norwegian


29,633


Swedish


7,300


United States


18,133






Total


26


134,147


93,724


149,543


94,538


117,091.85


194,324






West coast of United States
to Europe:


8
3
4
2
3
1
2


41,317
15,208
18,192
11,225
14,314
6,035
10,031


28,4.50
12,112
15,455
8,226
11,770
5,836
8,642


45,365
19,915
24,850
13,625
19,805
7,941
13,963


28,321
12,161
14,545
8,075
11,745
6,154
8,601


35,4.58.90
15,140.00
19,318.75
10,282.50
14,712.50
7,242.00
10,802.50


62,056




28,183


French


32,375


German


17,166




27,161




10,055


United States


18,485






Total


23


116,322


90,491


145,464


89,602


112,957.15


195,481






West coast of South America
to Europe:


G
1

2
fi
1
1
3
1


32,831
6,310
10,749
31,522
3,846
7,516
9,613
5,667


23,954
5,346
7,183

23,633
3,608
5,514
6,290
4,392


39,723
8,940
12,460
37,499
4,937
12,003
10,226
6,690


24,662
5,050
7,256

22,048
3,116
6,058
6,177
4,165


29,942.50
6,682.50
8,978.75

27,874.81
4,510.00
6,892.50
7,862.50
5,490.00


41,961


Danzig

Dutch


11,324

6,923

20,243


Greek


7,600




987




13,132




10,072






Total


21


108,054


79,920


132,478


78,532


98,233.56


112,242






Philippine Islands to east
coast of United States:


1
6
3
6


3,013
30,358
15,178
30,424


2,186
26,699

8,695
26,043


3,469
38,294
14,815
37,249


2,187
26,437

8,838
25,100


2,732.50
33,038.20
10,868.75
32,308.40


2,300




44,696




18,527


United States


45,233






Total


16


78,973


63,623


93,827


62,562


78,947.85


110,756



648



THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD

PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC— Continued.



June 11, 19S0





No.

of

ships.


TONNAGE.


ToUs.


Tons

of
cargo.


Nationality.


Panama
Canal
net.


United

States
equivalent.


Registered
gross.


Registered
net.


West coast of South America
to Cristobal:
Colombian


2
2
5

1


287
1,4S4
4,189
2,606


277

588

2,878

1,350


440
1,.560
5,370
2,434


275

646

2,950

1,349


S336.85

735.00

3,597.50

1,687.50


551


Dutch


1,106




3,703


United States


1,365






Total


10


8,566


5,093


9,804


5,220


6,356.85


6,725






Australasia to Europe:
British


8

1
1


66,465
5,472
1,903


48,679
4,777
1,914


79,737
6,037
2,142


50,069
3,747
1,843


60,848.75
5,971.25
2,283.60


44,258


French


2,764


Swedish


2,956






Total ....


10


73,840


55,370


87,916


55,659


69,103.00


49,978






West coast of Canada to east
coast of United
States:
United States . .


4

1
1
1


14,699

7,061

6,211
3,244
4,178


10,856

0,070

4,522
2,473
3,706


17,481

9,816

7,130
4,148
5,856


10,885
6,024

4,013

2,888
3,798


13,570.00

7,587.50

5,652.50
3,091.25
4,632.50


21,574


West coast of United States

to Cristobal:

United States


2,247


West coast of South America

to Egypt:

Belgian


9,650


French


5,704


Yugcelav


7,500


Total


3


13 , 633


10,701


17,134


10,699


13,376.25


22,854






Australasia to east coast of
United States:
British


2
1


9,037
4,222


6,198
2,487


10,053
4,392


6,123
2,450


7,747.50
3,108.75


14,607


Norwegian


7,078






Total


3


13,259


8,685


14,355


8,573


10,856.25


21,685






Australasia to east coast of
Canada:
British ....


3

1
2


13,805

16,521
9,356


10,976

10,086
7,307


17,956

20,175
11,791


10,978

12,162
7,163


13,720.00

12,607.50
9,133.75


6,251


Far East to east coast oif
United States:
British....




Japanese


8.285




Total


3


25,877


17,393


31,966


19,325


21,741.25


8,285




West coast of Central America
to Cristobal:
British


2
1


2,322
746


1,930
600


3,661
1,036


2,061
582


2,412.50
750.00


1,161
1,312


Swedish




Total


3


3,068


2,530


4,697


2,643


3,162.50


2,473




West coast of South America
to east coast of
Canada:
Danzig ....


1
1


7,888
5,948


5,410
4,989


9,006
8,156


5,111
5,082


6,762.50
6,236.25


13,200
12,000


United States




Total


2


13,836


10,399


17,162


10,193


12,998.75


25,200


Balboa to Cristobal:


2

1
1


106

1,795
3,948


101

1,189
2,753


145

2,028
4,541


101

1,188
2,759


10,275.00

1,292.40
2,842.56




West coast of Central .America
to east coast of
United States:
Danish.




German








Total


2


5,743


3,942


6,569


3,947


4,134.96








Canadian intercoastal:

British

Around the world:


2

2

1


8,259
32,814

3,003


6,580
20,565

1,807


10,921
52,257

3,106


6,711
25,919

1,809


8,225.00
25,706.25

2,258.75


12,048


West coast of Central America


25S


German



June 11, 1930



THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD

PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC— Continued.



649





No.

of

ships.


TONNAGE.


Tolls.


Tons


Nationality.


Panama
Canal
net.


United

States

equivalent.


Registered
gross.


Registered
net.


of
cargo.


West coast of South America
to West Indies:
British


1
1
1


3,892
4,681
3,988


3,363
2,496
3,180


5,582
4,400
5,339


3,370

2,527
3,397


$2,802.24
3,120.00
3,975.00




Far East to West Indies:

Norwegian

Far East to Europe:


7,360
4,000






Grand total, May, 1930


245


1,208,459


908,637


1,511,430


918,912


1,130,630.00


1,580,543


Grand total. May, 1929


246


1,167,810


897,630


1,481,885


906,931


1,132,242.80


1,616,479


Grand total, May, 1928


265


1,191,741


936,169


1,519,638


935,267


1,156,246.97


1,772.243



Flag Stops of Train No. 106 at Represo.



Panama Railroad Company,
Balbo.a Heights, C. Z., June 5, J930.



Circular No. 1420.



To all concerned: Effective Sunday, June 8th, and during the life of Timetable No. 38," train 106
will stop at Represo on flag to receive as well as discharge passengers.



W. J. BiSSELL,

Acting Master of Transportation.



Approved :

S. W. Heald,

Superintendent.

' Published in The Panama Canal Record of July 25, 1928.



Traffic by Nationality for May, 1930.

The following tabulation shows the commercial traffic through the
Canal during the month of May, 1930, classified according to nation-
ality of vessels by direction of transit, and the combined traffic in
both directions, together with corresponding totals for May, 1929 and
1928:

ATLANTIC TO PACIFIC.





No.

of

ships.


TONNAGE.


ToUs.


Tons

of
cargo.


Nationality.


Panama
Canal
net.


United

States
equivalent.


Registered
gross.


Registered
net.




-58
3
2
3
2
6
2
12
3
6
10
3
5

119


311,951

9,828

287

12,476

12,437

30,742

12,347

45,673

21,418

29,918

56,281

7,169

20,526

639,121


226,227

7,951

277

9,139

10,614

19,396

7,804

29,938

15,262

24,966

45,032

4,118

13,868

491,494


381,319

14,825

440

15,829

17,879

32,554

13,542

50,985

25,840

38,514

71,571

6,924

32,284

803,691


231,425

8,184

275

9,700

10,057

19,700

8,101

30,602

15,670

24,780

42,935

4,210

16,918

491,188


■$266,676.01

9,048.21

336.85

11,423.75

8,954.64

24,245.00

9,755.00

37,422.50

19,077.50

30,875.00

47,683.57

5,145.15

15,626.49

545,998.93


183,480




4,980




127




8,321






Dutch


19,586




5,904




34,460




6,669




37,992




37,428




2,705




13,880




325,541






Total, May, 1930


234


1,210,174


906,086


1,506,197


913,745


1,032,268.69


681,073


Total, May, 1929


278


1,329,095


1,011,384


1,668,713


1,014,479


1,164,303.77


920,360


Total, May, 1928


243


1,082,871


835,725


1,363,566


832,286


962,722.86


725,345



I



' Includes naval vessel of 5,690 displacement tons.



650



THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD



June 11,



PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.



Nationality.



British

Chilean

Colombian

Danish

Danzig

Dutch

French

German

Greek

Italian

Japanese

Norwegian .'

Panamanian

Swedish

United States

Yugoslav

Total, May, 1930

Total, May, 1929

Total, May, 1928



No.
of

ships.



3

54

1

2

6

2

4

8

18

1

3

8

15

2

6

111

1



Panama
Canal

net.



14,230

293,348

4,705

287

26,860

14,198

12,2-33

38,907

93,3o7

3,846

17,529

39,714

69,433

106

22,087

553,431

4,178



1,208,459



1,167,810



1,191,741



United

States

equivalent.



12,059

213,908

3,466

277

21,119

10,756

7,771

30,108

63,856

3,608

13,750

34,006

44,171

101

18,487

427,488

3,706



908,637



897,630



936,169



Registered
gross.



17,158

354,951

7,310

440

34,479

17,946

14,020

48,852

123,530

4,937

24,440

50,085

73,954

145

46,380

686,947

5,856



1,511,430



1,481,885



1,519,



Registered
net.



11,213

219,004

3,976

275

21,254

10,161

7,902

29,229

67,748

3,116

13,953

33,600

44,340

101

20,776

428,466

3,798



918,912



906,931



935,267



Tolls.



115,073.75

265,800.79

4,332.50

336.85

26,204.90

13,445.00

9,713.75

37,635.00

77,554.87

4,510.00

17,187.50

42,171.95

55,213.75

102.75

22,946.85

533,767.29

4,632.50

1,130,630.00



1,132,242.



1,156,246.97



Tons

of
cargo.



23,446

327,263

4,530

551

45,511

24,524

8,029

56,486

49,103

7,600

13,887

52,981

102,891



6.5,569

790,672

7,500



1,580,543



1,616,479



1,772,243



COMBINED TRAFFIC.



Nationality.



Belgian

British

Chilean

Colombian

Danish

Danzig

Dutch

French

German

Greek

Italian

Japanese

Norwegian

Panamanian

Swedish

United States

Yugoslav

Total, May, 1930

Total, May, 1929

Total, May, 1928







TONNAGE.








No.
of










Tons
of


Panama


United






ToUa.


ships.


Canal


States


Registered


Registered




cargo.




net.


equivalent.


gross.


net.






3


14,230


12,059


17,158


11,213


115,073.75


23,446


112


605,299


440,135


736,270


450,429


532,476.80


510,743


4


14,533


11,417


22,135


12,160


13,383.71


9,510


4


574


554


880


550


673.70


678


9


39,336


30,258


.50,308


30,954


37,628.65


53,832


4


28,635


21,370


35,825


20,218


22,399.64


24,. 524


10


42,975


27,167


46,574


27,602


33,958.75


27,615


10


51,254


37,912


62,394


37,330


47,390.00


62,390


30


139,040


93,794


174,515


98,350


114,977.37


83,563


1


3,846


3,608


4,937


3,116


4,510.00


7,600


6


38,947


29,012


50,280


29,623


36,265.00


20,556


14


69,632


58,972


88,. 599


58,380


73,046.95


90,973


25


125,714


89,203


145,525


87,275


102,897.32


140,319


5


7,275


4,219


7,069


4,311


5,247.90


2,705


11


42,613


32,355


78,664


37,694


38,573.34


79,449


230


1,192,552


918,982


1,490,638


919,654


1,079,766.22


1,116,213


I


4,178


3,706


5,856


3,798


4,632.50


7,500


479


2,418,633


1,814,723


3,017,627


1,832,657


2,162,898.60


2,261,616


524


2,496,905


1,909,014


3. 150,. 598


1,921,410


2,296,546.57


2,536,839


508


2,274,612


1,771,894


2,883,204


1,767,553


2,118,969.83


2,497,588



Facilities for Shipping.

The Panama Canal is equipped with all the facilities for the fueling, supply, and repair of ships
which are found in modern ports.

The coaling plants, with an aggregate storage capacity of 700.000 tons, can bunker ships up to
1,500 tons an hour, practically as fast as it can be handled in ships' bunkers. Oil can be delivered
as fast as the ships can take it, from 46 tanks aggregating approximately 2,361,040 barrels of storage
capacity. Crude fuel oil, Diesel oil, and gasoline are sold.

The ships' chandlery storehouses carry a wide variety of marine supplies and spare parts. The
commissary stores sell foodstuffs, fresh meats, fruits, and vegetables, as well as clothing and a general
line of goods for supplying about 30,000 people resident on tlie Isthmus. Ice plants, a large laundry,
hotels, hospitals, and restaurants serve the passengers and crews of ships.

A 1,000-foot dry dock, capable of receiving the largest ships built, a smaller dry dock, floating cranes,
foundry, and amply equipped shops, employing about 1,100 men, provide means of making prac-
tically any kind of marine repairs.

Ample space e.xists at either terminal of the Canal for the berthing of vessels, as well as large covered
piers for the storage of cargo. These are modern structures, fireproof, ratproof , in splendid condition,
well lighted and maintained in a clean and orderly condition

In general, the services to shipping at the Canal are such as have been developed and found ample
and effective in the course of handling large traffic through the Canal in over 15 years of operation.



June 11, mo THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD 651

Official Publications of Interest to Shipping.

Masters may obtain from the office of the Captain of the Port,
at either Cristobal or Balboa, without charge, the "Rules and Regu-
lations Governing Navigation of The Panama Canal and Adjacent
Waters," and the current Tariff of charges at the Canal for supplies
and services.

Requests for Canal publications sent by mail should be addressed to:
The Panama Canal, Balboa Heights, C. Z.; or, when more convenient,
to The Panama Canal, Washington, D. C.

The Hydrographic Office at Cristobal maintains at all times a com-
plete stock of navigational charts and books, including charts of all
parts of the world, sailing directions of the world, nautical tables,



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