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Coals about 20/ per ton. Loading lasts of deals and battens, in-
cluding stowage, 2/6; coals 7d ton. Provisions are cheap. Pilotage.
The distance from Namsos to the sea is about 28 miles.
always be had at Port Ellingen Lighthouse. Inwards (summer) 3d reg.
Pilots can
ton, outwards 24d; inwards (winter) 4d, outwards 3d.
A steamtug can be obtained. Officials. Harb. Master; H. B. M.'s
Vice-Consul and Lloyd's Agent, J. Sommerschield.

NANAIMO, British Columbia.

Lat. 49° 10' N; long. 123° 56' W. Tr.-I. Beef and mutton, cereals. manufactured goods; E. Coal, lumber, furs, skins, salmon, herr ngs, Accn. Vessel drawing 30ft can enter and load coal at docks. Every convenience for loading coal; 6,000 tons of coal can be loaded into a collier in from 10 to 11 hours, and smaller vessels in about the same proportion. HWST. 18ft, NT. 12ft. Charges. Harb. dues. Vessels under 200 tons 6/3, under 300 LV. 2,811 tons reg. tons 8/4, under 400 tons 10/6, under 700 tons 16/8, over 700 tons 21/. Hospital, Id. ton 3 times a year. Pilotage. $2 per ft inward, and $2 per ft outward, when the services of a pilot are called into requisition. If vessel is spoken by pilot, but refuses to take one, half rates are charged. Towage from Nanaimo to Royal Roads: minimum, 500 tons £17 18s 4d; maximum, 1,200 tons £125. Collieries opened 7 miles S. W. of Nanaimo. Officials. Col. of Cust., B. H. Smith; Harb. Master, H. Cooper; Lloyd's Agent, J. S. Knarston.

NANKIN, China.

Lat. 32° 02' N; long. 118° 24' E. Pop. About 250,000. Auth. Imperial Maritime Customs. Tr.-I. General merchandise; E. Hides and satin. anything from 12 to 25 fms throughout harb. D. at En. capable of passing the flats at the mouth of the river can ascend as Accn. All vessels far as this port. Nankin is situated on the S. bank of the river Yangtze,235 miles from the sea. LV. H.M.S.Leviathan. Charges. The same as those obtaining at the other ports of China. H. B. M.'s Consul, A. J. Sundius.


NANTES, France. Lat. 47° 14' N; long. 1°30′ W. Pop. 126,000. Auth. Mr. Huan, Chief of the Pilotage of the Loire. Tr.-I. Coal, pig-iron, sugar, coffee, cotton, indigo, timber, hemp, cement, oil, pitch, guano, &c.; E. Brandy, potatoes, oilcake, sardines in oil, flour, sugar, salt, charcoal, pit-props, &c. Accn. Vessels drawing 19ft and up to 20ft 8in can proceed to Nantes and Chantenay by the "Canal Maritime." Slipway up to 1,800 tons. 31 steam, 49 hand cranes. Charges. Port charges for steamer 1,000 reg. tons net coming from oversea, £66. In the charter party of steamers fixed for Nantes, it ought to be stated that the master will have a right to choos: a stevedore, the charges of the receivers for unloading being very heavy. of 144 reg. tons; inwards, with a cargo of 243 tons coals from SunPilotage. On vessel derland, outwards in ballast, in, 12ft dft, out 7ft; sea to Paimbœuf £5 10s; Paimboeuf to Nantes £1 18s; Nantes to Paimbœuf £1 14s; Paimbeuf to Four £1 28 4d. When vessels are towed up, one-fourth less is charged. Towage. If required, 5/6 ton inwards. Brokers. Charles Ed. Simon and Alfred Le Gall. Officials. Harb. Master, M. Gouin; H.B.M.'s Consul, R. Stovin Warburton; Vice-Consul, A. Trillot.

NAPLES, Italy. Lat. 40° 50′ 19′′ N ; long. 14° 15′ 36′′ E. Pop. About 568,606. Tr.-I. Manufactured goods, colonial produce, petroleum, coal, iron, machinery, cotton yarns; E. Gloves, soap, perfumery, silks, artificial flowers, earthenware, flax, paper, olive oil, wool, wine, brandy, green fruit, and dry fruits. Accn. Depth from 65ft at the end of the mole S. Vincent to 26 and 19ft in the arsenal; and from 29ft near the mole S. Gennaro to 13 and oft in the small commercial port, which is to be filled up. A graving slip 247 × 63ft, with 27ft on sill at ST. and 19ft at NT. Charges. Tonnage dues 54d. Sanitary dues 4 ton. Pilotage. From 7/11 for vessels up to 100 tons to 1 38 9d for vessels of 251 to 300 tons, and 2/4 additional for every 50 tons. Towage. By agreement. Officials. Captain of the Port, A. Witting; H.B.M.'s Consul-General, E. Neville Rolfe; Vice-Consul, J. Wolffsohn; Lloyd's Agents, Holme & Co.

NARAKAL, Cochin. Lat. 10 2' N; long. 76 6′ E. It lies 5 miles north of British Cochin. A light (bright fixed) is exhibited from May 15 to September 30 annually during the south-west monsoon. Accn. An extensive mud flat lies off Narakal, and in the stormiest weather vessels can lie at single anchor in this roadstead in perfect safety in 20 to 25ft.; the sea is tranquil and without a ripple on the beach. The Cochin Government contemplates providing facilities for landing and shipping cargo here. Charges. Port dues 1 ans. per reg. ton. Official. The marine supervision is under the British Port Officer at Cochin, M. Woodhouse.

NARBONNE, France. Lat. 43° 1' N; long. 3 E. Pop. 28,000. Accn. Harbour formed by two moles, and is only suitable for vessels drawing 7ft. It has communication with its port-La Nouvelle-by 13 miles canal. Entrance difficult, and should not be attempted without a pilot. (See also Bayonne.)

NARVA, Russia. On Narova River, about 9 miles from the mouth. Lat. 59° 22′ N.; long. 28° 14′ E. Pop. 37,000. Tr.I. Cotton, jute, pig-iron, machinery, coals, coke, &c. There are cotton, woollen, and flax mills near Narva and Hungerburg (Port-Narva); E. Deals, battens, boards, timber, pitprops, flax, linseed. Accn. 5 buoys moored in the roads. Quayage 3.00oft (town) and 2,000ft (harb.) Private crane to 5 tons. D. on bar about 16ft, in the harb. 20 to 40ft, up to town 1oft. HW. 11ft, and LW. 9ft. Charges. Including pilotage, &c., 75 copecks per last to 2 reg. tons, and 12 roubles 50 copecks for expedition due per vessel. Official. H.B.M.'s ViceConsul, Edward Siricius.

NARVIK (formerly Victoriahavn), Norway. Lat. 68° 25 N; long. 17° 27′ E. A new port. Pop. 4,500. Terminus of Ofoten-Lulea State Railway, crossing N. Norway and Sweden, and to connect with Finnish and Russian Siberian lines. Tr.-I. General. E. The principal trade is iron-ore from the mines of Luosavaara, Kürunavaara and Soapavaara, guaranteed shipments of which are 1,200,000 tons yearly. Auth. Narviks Havenestyre. Accn. E. -mile wide, depth 16 fms. Good harbour and anchorage; free from ice all winter. Extensive quays or ore shipments, 25ft of water at all tides. Mining Company's coal quay, with electric haulage, 20ft at all tides. Railway

quays at Fagernaes, 17ft at all tides. The Mining Company and Railways have each extensive repairing shops, but not available for private work. No docks or slips. Port charges not yet fixed, at present same as other Norwegian ports; light dues, 10hd per ton; tonnage dues, 4 ore (d) per ton reg. Use of railway quay and crane (20 tons), 3 ore per day. Mooring tokr. Coal ships discharge at quays 200 to 250 tons daily, cost wages, 9d to 1/ per ton. Pilotage for 1,800 ton vessel (average size), draft 21ft, 214'10kr (11 18s.) in, and 199 70kr (11 2s.) out, loaded. In ballast, £7 2s and £7 14s. Officials. Harb. Master, Capt. M. P. Bjornstad ; Lloyd's Agent, W. Spear.

NASSAU, New Providence, Bahamas. Lat. 25° 5' 37" N; long. 77° 22' 22" W. Pop. 8,000. Tr.-I. Powder, &c.; E. Sponges, cottons, pimento, fruits, and salt. Accn. Vessels of 15ft dft can enter at HWST., although the depth is 17ft, but the bar is rocky and only safe for that dft. Charges. A vessel of 151 reg. tons, 11ft dft, in and out, total cost £17 25 gd. Rates of Pierage per day :

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NATAL, Africa.-See Port Natal.

NATAL (Rio Grande do Norte), Brazil. Lat. 5° 45' S; long. 35° 14′ 50′′ W. Pop. 12,000. Tr.-I. Machinery for sugar estates, goods, especially cotton prints, jute for bagging, and other articles required in Brazil; E. Sugar in bags and cotton. Centrifugal turbines in 3 plantations for making a better quality of sugar. Accn. Bar at HWONT. 14ft, HWOST. 15ft, tides rising from 5 to 5ft, and bar having up to 18ft at top of HW. in ST. (in new or full moon), rising 3 days before and 3 days after new or full moon. No cranage or dry dock to be had in Natal. Macan & Mossor have 2 tugboats and salt factories. The largest steamers that have entered this port are of 1,034 tons, drawing about 14ft and about 250ft long, requiring ST. to come in or go out in more draught. Government are improving entrance. Sugar crop generally begins from middle of September to April. The port is healthy. Charges as in other ports. A vessel should not try to load deeper than 15ft, as the bar is narrow and crooked. Charges. For loading cotton 160 to 200 rs. per bale, sugar being generally free alongside. the light dues chargeable in every Brazilian port, there is a State tax of 400 reis per ton for every time a vessel loads or unloads, said charge



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having been increased gradually during last years, being formerly due only once a year; regular steamers only pay 100 rs. per ton now, by special grant. Pilotage. C. and charged at the rate of 2:100 rs. per foot of dft, and 100 rs. per each ton up to 200, over and above at 50 rs. for every ton exceeding 200; steamers have 10% reduction; mooring and unmooring 1/5 more. Officials. Capt. of the Port, Capt. and Com. Arthur José Reis, Lisbon; Gov. of State, Don Pedro Velhode Maranhad; Inspector of Customs (who is also a port authority).

NAVASSA ISLAND. Lat. 18° 24′ N; long. 76° 3′ W. Tr.The product is guano. Accn. Anchor. age on the SW., in 11 to 14fms. Three vessels can load at one time. Guano shipped by boats carrying 3 tons; can load 150 tous per day. Charges. Only charges 5c per ton for shipping, and $2 per day labour. Vessels should be trunked or platformed.

NEDER CALIX, Sweden. Lat. 65° 50′ N; long. 23° tof E. Tr.-E. deals, &c. Accn. Vessels o' 18ft dft can ascend as far as the town. Charges. On a vessel of 450 tons ballast inward, deals out, £50 9s 8d. Pilotage. On a vessel of 303 reg. tons, ballast in and cargo out : in, from Maloren, 12ft, L1 Is Id; out, 17ft, £2 Is 3d.

NELSON, New Zealand. Lat. 41° 15′ 35′′ S; long. 173° 16′ 58" E. Pop. 7,500. Auth. The Nelson Harbour Board (since 1st April, 1901). Tr.-I. General mercandise; E. Wool, gold, flax, hops, grain, fruit. Accn. D. on bar OST. 19ft, ONT. 15ft, in port 19 to 314ft; 3 wharves with total accommodation of 1,000ft. Cranage, sheer-legs, 10 tons; hand crane, 5 tons. Cradle for vessels to 150 tons, 130ft broad, 6ft dft. Charges. Chief ruling charges on loading or unloading : merchandise (including wharfage payable by consignee), 2/ per ton; grain, 1/6 per ton; minerals, 1 per ton. Light dues, sailing vesseis, other than inter-colonial trading vessels and coasters, 6d; inter-colonial and all st.amers except coasting steamers, 4 ton; coasting vessels, id ton. Harbour lights, all vessels under 100 tons, d ton; over 100 Id ton. Port charges: vessels over 100 tons, Is ton; under 100 tons, ád ton, half yearly; vessels employing pilot are exempt from port charges and harb. light dues. Pilotage. C. Charged inward and outward: steamers per reg. ton, Id; sailing vessels, 3d; minimum pilotage, each way (in all cases), 1. Harb. Master's fees: for removing steamer or sailing vessel within harb., 120 tons and up id per reg. ton; under 120, 10s. Towage. Barque of 500 reg. tons, cargo in and ballast out £16 135. Officials. Coll. of Cust., Supt. Merc. Marine, and Receiver of Wrecks, W. Heaps; Harh. Master, Pilot, and Secretary to Harb. Board, Capt. Cox; Lloyd's Agents, J. H. Cock & Co.

NEMOURS (Algeria). Two stone piers, with a depth alongside quay of 12ft. Steamers of large tonnage anchor about 1,300 yards from shore on a sandy bottom in 8 to 10 fms. Anchorage bad. One crane to 8 tons.

NEUHAUS, Germany. Pop. 8,703. Tr.-I. Coals, wood, &c.; E. Cement, bricks, tiles, &c. Accn. Vessels of roft dft can enter the harb., and those of 15ft dft can load in the river Oste. Charges. River dues on a vessel of 50 tons 4/. Harb. dues the same. Pilotage. 2/ per ft.


NEW BEDFORD, U.S. Lat. 41° 35′ 5′′ N ; long. 70° 53′ 7′′ W. Pop. About 45,000. Tr.-I. General merchandise, coal, lumber, hemp, &c. ; E. Oils, whalebone, cordage, cotton goods, &c. Accn. Vessels of 18ft dft. can enter the inner harb. at LW. Charges. Wharfage dues 10d 100 tons per day. Pilotage. 9/4 foot, in and out. Towage. As per agreement.

NEW CALABAR, Africa. Lat. 4° 25' 56" N; long. 7° 9′ 50′′ E. Tr.-I. Cotton and woollen goods, beads, &c; E. Palm oil and kernels. Accn. There is 10't at LWS. A black conical buoy, surmounted with staff and cage, is moored in 20ft at the W. entrance of the 2fm channel; from it Fouché Point bears N.W. by N., distant 3 1-10th miles. Vessels of 11 to 12ft dft can sail in through the 2fm channel. It is very dangerous for captains to send small boats into any of the rivers for pilots; they should not send one less than 24ft long and 4 or 6 oars.

NEWCASTLE, New South Wales. Lat. 32° 55′ 15′′ S; long. 151° 49′ 15′′ E. Pop. 29, 581. Tr.-I. Manufactured goods, hardware, glass and earthenware, &c.; E. Coal, coke, wool, copper, tallow, hides, and country produce. Accn. Vessels drawing 21ft can safely enter; 20ft on the bar LWST; tide rises 2ft N. and 5ft Sp. D. at cargo berth 22ft, at crane berth 23ft 6in. Wharves of 3,220 and 2,130ft, Bullocks Island Wharf 7,760 ft. 12 hydraulic cranes from 15 to 25 tons, lit by electric light; 6 hydraulic travelling cranes, just completed (1902). Two patent slips 200 to 350ft long and 10 to 15ft dft, also floating dock to lift 2,000 tons. Facilities for shipment of coal unrivalled, but vessels have to take their turn. There are nine collieries in the neighbourhood. LV. 23ft draft. Charges. Harb. light rate 4d reg. ton half-yearly. Dues and charges on a vessel 1,300 tons reg., ballast in and coal out, about £247, or d per reg ton for day. Pilotage. From and to sea :-(a) Upon every ship on arrival or departure in ballast, Id ton. (6) Upon every ship on arrival for refitting or docking on voyage, and for no other purpose, id ton; on departure after refitting or docking, or obtaining bunker coal, 2d ton. (c) Upon every ship in distress, Id ton on her arrival or departure. (d) Upon every ship on arrival or departure under other circumstances, 2d ton. Vessels under 300 tons whose masters do not hold an exemption certificate have to pay £2 10s pilotage each way, whether having the services of a pilot or not. Removalsfor any ship not ex. 300 tons, 20/; ex. 300 and not ex. 400 tons, 25; ex. 400 and not 500 tons, 30; ex. 500 and not 600 tons, 35/; ex. 6co and not 800 tons, 40/; ex. 800 and not 1,000 tons, 50/; and an additional pound for 500 tons or part thereof in excess of 1,000 tons up to a maximum of 2,000 tons. Towage. From sea 8d per reg. ton. Removals as follows-From 20/ for vessels of 200 reg. tons to 60/ for vessels of 701 tons and over, with 10/ for each intermediate 200 tons; steamers up to 500 and under 600 reg. tons 70. over 600 and under 1,000, 80, over 1,000, 100/ per removal. Officials. Dep. of Nav. and Supt. Dept., Henry Newton, J.P.; Eng neer, W. J. Millner; Collector of Customs, J. Pope; Lloyd's Agents, C. F. Stokes & Co.

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