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LISBON, Portugal. Lat. 38° 42'24" N ; long. 9° 5' 50" W.

Pop. 500,000. Tr.-I. Hemp, flax, corn, petroleum, and cloth from Russia, iron, steel, salt fish, timber, and pitch from the Baltic, linen, cloth, hardware, sugar, machinery, &c., from Holland and Germany, codfish from Newfoundland, corn and petroleum from the United States, silks, perfumery, and fancy goods from France, beans and sulphur frou the Mediterranean, cotton and woollen goods, linen, hardware, tinplates, butte“, tea, ale, porter, chemical manure, machinery, coul, iron, &c., from Great Britain, wax, coffee, cocoa, and rubber from the colonies; E. Wines, fruit, salt, oil, wool, leather, corkwood, pitwoo), cattle, tinned fish, and colonial produce. Accn. The largest vessels can anchor in the river close to the city. The town has extensive quays for vessels of all sizes at all times to load and discharge, with hydraulic cranes to list from I to 40 tons, two grav ng docks-590ft by 82st and 328ft by 49st respectively-a slipway, sheds, and warehouses, and lines of rails laid on the quays connected with the railway company's system. There is a Government dock and a private dock on ihe south side of the river. Loading and discharging, if effected in the stream by lighters ; loading, is. 800 per day for each man, night work rs. 1,000. Unloading, coals 7d per ton, beans 7d, wheat or maize 5ri, sugar in bags, sulphur, iron, tin plates, 7d to iod per ton, wood 2d per standard. Cranage : The charge for the use of hand or power cranes, whether fixed, movable or floating, will be calculated per hour, per half day or whole day, each fraction being reckoned as entire.

LIFTING POWER OF CRANES.
Hand Cranes.

Power Cranes. 1 500 kilog. 3,000 kilog. 1,500 kilog. 3,000 kilog. 5,000 kilog. One hour $0.750 $1'000 $1'200

$2.500 Half day 3'000 4'500

6.000

9'0co 12'000 Whole day 5'00) ... 8.000

15.000 lland cranes will be supplied with a man competent to work the brake ; power cranes with a crane driver and floating cranes with their crews. All other necessary hauds must be supplied by the hirers of the cranes, who will al:o have to bear the cost of slinging and receiving the packages. Hydraulic cranes of 5 to 40 tons ; hoisting goods from deck or hold to quay or lighters : to 5 tons, $i; 5 to 10, $14; 10 to 20, $14; 20 to 30, $1 8; 30 to 40. $2 per ton. Lighterage generally paid by receivers of cargo. Charges. Tonnage dues: No tonnage dues are levied on ships receiving any cargo at any Portuguese port. The only charge is a fixed sum of IS.5,000 on every ship loading cargo, whatever the quantity may be. If the steamer, however, has brought an inward cargo, and paid dues to the amount of or in excess of rs.5.000, even this charge is not made. Tonnage dues are levied onships bringing cargu imported and discharged, at the rate of rs.250 per ton weight of 1,000 kilog. of cargo manisested, rs.100 per ton weight of 1,000 kilog. if the cargo manifested consists of coal, coke or sulphur. A fixed quay rate of $.050 per n.r. ton on all vessels lying at quays, with 60% off for Portuguese vessels. 50% for regular liners, and 40% other vessels after three calls in one year, and $10 per metre per ann. for appropriated berths. Wharfage rates are levied on cargo loaded or discharged at the rate of rs. 120 per ton. For passengers, rs. 100 for each landed, and rs. 100 for each em. barked ; children under 12 years gratis. Pilotage. For foreign or national vessels, in or out, up to 240 cub. met. rs. 30 per met.,

$1.800

10'000

20'000

and on each in excess of 240 and up to 500 met. rs. 20 per met., on each met in excess of 500 rs. 5 per met. Minimum r“. 4,005 and maximum is. 13,500 for any vessel. River pilotage, up to 240 cub. met. rs. 1,200 per vessel, 1or every met. in excess of 240 rs. 5, maximum rs 3,000; for each succeeding day the pilot is on board rs. 800, besides his subsistence. The present rate of exchange varies between rs. 5,200 and rz. 5,650 per £ sterling. Officials. H.B.M.'s Consul, .; Lloyd's Agents, James Rawes & Co.; English solicitor, G. J. C. Henriques. LITTLE POPO, Africa. Lat. 6° 12' N; Ionz. 1° 32' E, and

about 8 miles east of Por'o Seguro. Tr.--I. Spirits, salt, cotton, powder, and general hardware ; E. Palm oil -and palm nut kernels. Accn. Th: anchorage is good, in 6 ms water, sand and clay bottom. From the middle of July to end of October it is saser to anchor further out, in 8 or 9fms, on account of the heavy weather which generally prevails at that time, bad surf making landing difñcult and dangerous. Charges. There are no import dues, but an export charge is made upon a puncheon of about 120 gallons of palm oil of 1/1}d; on a cask of kernels of gd. These charges are paid by the shipper. Official. Lloyd's Agent, F. Richers. LJUSNE, Sweden. Lat. 6° 10' N ; long. 22 17' E. Tr.

E. Timber, deals, battens, firewood, and iron ; I. No imports except three or four cargoes, of coals for own use. Accn. Harb. has sufficient depth of water for vessels of 2,000 tons. Charges. Harb. dues, 12 to 16 ore per ton. Pilotage. Different taxes, one higher from Sept. I to May 1, 12ft to 2410 respectively, 16 to 44 kroners; and one lower' from May 1 to Sept. 1, izst to 24't respectively, 14 to 38 kroners. Pilot required at the isle, Stugsund, or pilot cutter. Towage. For sailing ships, 15 to 25 kroners. The harb. is visited by about 200 steamers and sailing ships a year (about the half of each). Officials. Cust. House, M. Schultz; Harb. Master, A. F. Sjöborg ; Correspondent of the Harb., Yugre Nordenselt, Esq. LOBOS ISLANDS, Peru. Lat. 6° 58' S; long. 80° 50' W.

There are large deposits of guano on these islands. D. in various parts for any size vessel, but many partially submerged rocks. Official. Captain of Port Eten, which see L'ORIENT, France. Lat. 47° 04' N ; long. 3° 31' W. Pop.

37,812. Tr.-I. Grain, petroleum, ship-building materials, coal, iron, and provisions ; E. Wheat, wine, brandy, liqueurs, sardines, cloth, iron, lead, silks, wax, &c. Accn. Floating dock for vessels up to 600 tons burthen and 15ft dst. at ST. The largest vessels can discharge in the harbour. Shipbuilding is carried on. There are two graving docks and a heaving.down pontoon for vessels up to 400 tons. Brokers. Civel, Kerlero du Crano. LOS ANGELES (PORT), Santa Monica Bay, California.

Lat. 34° 1' 20" N ; Jong. 118° 32' 20" W. 22 miles from City of Los Angeles. Tr.-I. Coal and cement; E. Wheat. Accn. The wharf or pier runs out to sea 4,700ft, the outer 1,000ft being 132ft broad. It is surrounded by a system of moorings, and buoys with mushroom anchors. D. alongside 1,00ost of pier 30 to 33ft mean lowest low water, with rise and fall of tide

5 to $ft. Good facilities for loading and discharging. Ample cranage, and coal bunkers for 10,000 tons.

There is a powerful steam tug always ready. Charges. (See San Francisco.) Officials. Port Captain ; H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, C. White More timer, M.A., Southern Pacific Company. LOTA, Chile. Lat. 37° 1'S ; long. 73° 12' W. Nitrate port.

Jetty with 2oft. Pilotage. $5 per 500 t.r., to $25 per 2,000 t.r. Official. British Vice-Consul, H. H. Maguire. LOURENCO MARQUES (Delagoa Bay). Lat. 26° S;

long. 33° E. Pop. (White), 4,691; total, 9,819. Tr.-Important and increasing. I. Beer, wine, spirits, tobacco, firearms, hardware, and manufac'ures ; also timber from U.S.A., New Zealand, and Baltic; E. Relatively small, but guld and wool are coming forward as rys. develop the country. Hides also being exported from the Transvaal. Station of Eastein Tele. graph Company. Accn. Entrance is sa'e, and there is 18't of water in the river at LW. There are two piers available for boats and lighters only, also a wooden pile wharf 600 yds long, half of which is available already, with 24st water alongside at LW. Vessels discharge there or into lighters. Harbour newly buoyed and surveyed. Crapage : On wharf, cranes of 20 and 10 tons, and 4 Temperley transporters; small cranes on piers. Sheds for go ds on wharf. Works in view, which will give 4,000 yds wharf, besides slip and dock. Small dock and repairing shop on opposite side river. The estimated cost of the entire prop sed works is £1,100,000, and they should, when completed, render Lourenco Marques the principal port of the Transvaal. British gold and Portuguese silver legal tender, but British silver circulates. Rate or ex hange varies, averaging at present from 5,500 10 5,800 reis to £ sterling Rys. Ry. to The Transvaal. Charges. Tonnage dues 2d a ton. Pilotage. 75 ad 10 ios 9d a fout, in and out. Towage for sailing ves els £i 58 10 £T 155 per mile. Port Office El ios. Example:- Fees for a steamship of 4,000 tons, drawing 19 feet in and 18 feet out about £60. For sailing ship and towage. Age cy landing, receiving and forwarding charges about 7s 6d per ton of goods i espatched. Officials. Lloyd's Agent; H.B.M.'s Consul-General, Major J. Baldwin ; Vice-Consul, E. W. Ncel. LOUVAIN, Belgium. Pop. 37,385. Tr.-E. Potatoes, baik,

iron, coa's, phospate, files, &c. Accn. Depth unft 4in, and breadth of sluices 26st 24in ; ler.gth 173st. Charges. On a vessel of 100 tons £7 ios 10d (coming and going with cargo) ; on a vessel of 100 tons only once loaded, 46 8s. Pilotage, about fr os 7d. Towage, £2 75 60. LUBECK, Germany. Lat. 53° 52' N ; long. 10°41' E. Pop.

97,000. Tr.-I. Cotton, coal, iron, ironware, ore, colonial produce, grain, butter, tar, pitch, timber, timber-ware, fish, hides, lime and cement, machines, petroleum, and stone ; E. Wine, spirits, coffee, sugar, chemicals, iron, ironware, machinery, cotton manufactures, salt, wooden goods, and general merchandise. Accn. Mean depth of water : Entrance from the sea into the harb. of Travemunde, 6'3 met. Vessels drawing not more than 6'o met. of water can enter the harbour and reach the transit harbour (Umschlag. hafen) on the right side of the river as far up as the Einsiedelferry at the entrance of Lübeck Harbour; drawing not more than 5'5 met,

can enter the inner and the outer harbour of Lübeck; drawing more ihan 5'5 met. will be allowed to pas, the river between Travemunde and Lübeck only during daylight and with the assistance of a State pilot. Koch's floating dry dock in two compartments of 42.7 met. and 25:15 met., up to 1,500 tons. Koch's floating crane, 40 tons. On the north point of the Behn Quai two hydraulic cranes, to list 4 10 40 tons ; a 12-ton hand crane on right bank of the harb. On the warehouse: five hydraulic cranes to lift 15 tons, also three elevators to discharge grain. Pilotage. Sea pilotage, steamers, in and out, 6pf. up to 1,500 c.m.; 1,501 to 2,000, 3pf.; 2,001 10 2,500, 3pf.; over 2,500, Ipf. per c.m. ; for steamers of more than 200 cub. met., not taking a pilot, ipf. cub. met.; for sailing vessels above 100 cub. met., in and out, 5pf. cub. met. River pilotage (NC.), for steamers and sailing vessels of 300 cub. met. and under, 6 marks; above 300 cub. met., 2pf. cub. met. Harbour dues, in and out, for steamers above 150 cub. met. when laden, 15pf. cub. met., unlagen or in ballast, 7£pf. cub. met. ; for sailing vessels above 150 cub. met., 12pf. cub. met. when lnden ; 6;pf. unladen or in ballast. Officials. H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, II.L. Behncke; Harb. Master, J. H. J. Bruning. LULEA, Sweden. Lat. 63° 37' N ; long. 22' 1' E. Gulf of

Bothnia. Pop. 10,200. Rys. Lulea Gellivara Ry. Auth. Harbour Commrs., Governor, Burgomaster, Magistrate. Tr.-1. Coals, rye, Aour, soda; E. Iron and copper ore, phosphate, timber. Rail communication with ore mines, and Narvik, Norway. Accn. Entrance narrow, with strong current running outward ; quays and berths 28, 27, 25, 19, and 16ft. Hydraulic lilt to 150 tons. Two slipways, 600 ton dw. and 1,700 ton dw. D. of W. on bar 25ft. LV. 7,000 ton dw. Charges. Harb. dues, 15 ore 20 per ton, for loading wood 2/ to 4/ per standard, unloading coal 11 per ton, discharging rod. Pilotage. Compulsory. Officials. Governor, E. J. Beigström; Harb. Master, A. Wolff; H.B.M 's Vice-Consul, A. J. Westerberg. LYNGOR, Norway. Lat. 58° 38' N ; long. 9° 13' E. Tr.

E. Block ice, lobsters, cysters and herrings. Accn. Harb. is small, but port is well sheltered, has three entrances, and a depth of water of 4 to 12 fms., accessible for vessels of any size, and is a fine barbour of refuge. All kind of supplies (coals included) can be obtained, and repairs executed at moderate cost. Charges. Loading 5d ton reg. ; clearing at Rusor about [1 for a vessel of 400 reg. tons ; harb. dues on a vessel from 350 to 400 reg. tons about 3/101. Pilotage. For a vessel of 350 to 400 reg. tons, and drawing roft, summer, in, about 4 1 125 1od ; out, about 12/8 ; loaded drawing 141 o 15ft, out, about £i 125 70 ; winter, rost dít. in, about £2 3s ud, out, about £i 3s 8d ; loaded and from 14 to 15ft dft., about £ 1 ios. Towage. Obtainable at a moderate cost. Depôt of the Norwegian Ice Company. Manager, A. E. Olsen.

LYTTELTON.-See Port Lyttelton.
MAASLUYS, Holland. Lat. 51° 55' N ; long. 4° 30' E.

Maasluys is on the new waterway between the Hook of Holland and Rotterdam, about 9 miles from the latter. Charges. As at Rotterdam. Officials. H.B.M.'s Consular Agent, also Lloyd's Agent, G. Dirkzwager,

500 to

MACABI ISLANDS. Lat. 7° 50' S; long. 79° 28' W. These

two islands, called respectively North and South, are of the same character as the Guanape İslands. Tr.The shipment of guano, the sole trade, has now been abandoned. Accn. Vessels lie close to the north shore, in from 9 to rosms. Good holding ground. MACAO, Fort San Paulo, China. Lat. 22° 11' 23" N ;

long. 113° 34' 13" E. Light, Fort N Sra Guia, lat. 22° 1'0" N ; long 113° 33'0" E. Pop. 68,086. Tr.-I. Manufactured goods, coals, rice, and opium; E. tea, raw silk, &c. Accn. izst at LW. close to Fort San Jago, thence the soundings are 12 to 18st along the eastern shore to the town. Macao is a Portuguese settlement in China. Charges. Harh. dues, sailing ships, $234 138 per 1,000 tons ; steam ships, $78158 per 1,000 tons.

Pilotage. $5. Officials. Harb. Master, Capt. A. A. Branco ; Br. Vice-Consul, F.O. Seaton. MACASSAR, Celebes, Dutch East Indies. Lat. 5° 8' 8“S.;

long. 119° 24' 2" E. Tr.-I. Cotton, woollen and silk goods, hardware, iron, tobacco, wines and spirits; E. Coffee, gum, copal, shells, spices, rattans, tortoisehells, cajoopiti oil, hides, borns, and copra. Accn. Anchorage close to the shore in 5 to 10 fms. Government Wharf in course of construction, 500 m. long. D. alongside will be 32ft; to be completed end of 1905. D. at En. 8 to 10 fms. ; well buoyed, two lighthouses, six piers. Well sheltered in

SE. monsoons. Free port with coolies. Pilotage. C.

Dues :

nett tonnage from 1,500, f. 5; from 1,500 to 2,500, f. 10; and so on. These There are as yet no Customs charges or anchorage, but by January dues are to be paid twice, once for coming in, once for going out. Ist, 1906, customs and anchorage duties will be introduced as in other parts of the Dutch East Indies. Auth, and Officials. Harbour Master, E. A. Kuchlin ; Br. Vice-Consul, S. P. Stephens. MACEIO, Brazil. Lat. 9° 35' S; long. 35° 41' W. Tr.

I. General merchandise ; E. Sugar, cotton, hides. cotton and castor seeds, rubber, maize. Accn. Roadstead 25 to 35 st depth. Cranes to 2 tons on railway and private wharves. Charges. Including pilotage, about 10/ per ton. Loading sugar 100rs per bag, cotton 320rs per bale, for itevedore. Unloading general merchandise $7 per man per diem, or as contracted by package or ton. The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.'s, Messrs. T. & J. Harrison's, and the Hamburg-Sud-Americanische Dampf. schifffahrts Gesellschaft's steamers call regularly here. Officials. Harbour Master, Saddock de Sá; H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, C. Gotle. MADRAS, India. Lat. 13° 5' 10" N ; long. 80° 16'29' E.

Pop. 460,000. Auth. Madras llarbour Trust Board : Chairman, F. J. E. Spring, C.I.E.; Traffic Manager, W. Lambert; Secretary, C. Pinsent. Tr.-I. Cotton, hardware, manufactured metals, wines, provisions, railway materials, spirits, apparel, timber, horses, &c.; E. Cotton, rice, indigo, hides, jaggery, cocoanut oil, oil seeds, pepper, &c. Accn. D. at En. 3410 below India Spring LW mark. Range OS 3st gin mean. One 30-ton, two to, thirty-three j to 5 ton cranes. Nine berths for vessels 16 10 30ft. Aillanding and shipping by boats. No docks. l'ier, and another being constructed. Horres landed by gangway. Charges. 3ors per day for berth. Port dues on vessels from and

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