|Other titles||To forbid employment of Chinese on American vessels|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||17|
TIL when the first US ship arrived in China in , the Chinese loved the American flag, calling it "as beautiful as a flower". Since then, an informal Chinese name . Who cruiser Hai-Chi of the Imperial Navy of China, the first vessel of any kind flying the yellow dragon flag of China that has ever been in American waters, steamed into the Hudson yesterday. In the absence of any controlling treaty provision, and of any assertion of jurisdiction by the territorial sovereign, it is the duty of the courts of the United States to apply to offenses committed by its citizens on vessels flying its flag, its own statutes, interpreted in the light of recognized principles of international law. Flag of convenience (FOC) is a business practice whereby a ship's owners register a merchant ship in a ship register of a country other than that of the ship's owners, and the ship flies the civil ensign of that country, called the flag state. The term is often used pejoratively,  and the practice is regarded as contentious. Each merchant ship is required by international law.
Our gunboats have proceeded from Hankow as far up the river as Chunking and intermittent traffic by merchant vessels flying the American flag has again become possible. During the period covered by this report there have been maintained in China approximately the following forces: 3, marines in Tientsin and 1, in Shanghai. • vessels Liberian Flagged Liberia – founding member of the United Nations • World’s 2nd Largest Registry - 4, vessels, mil. GT • , active seafarers • 16+ Regional Offices • + Full-time Employees • + Inspectors / Auditors • Unparalleled Safety Record • White-listed with all PSC Authorities LIBERIA –. Designed to stay below 1, feet, the EHang has a maximum carrying capacity of pounds and is capable of flying for 23 minutes at average speeds of about 55 knots. A . Chinese flag flies over Macau after Portugal cedes last of its empire. "I'd feel more happy to see the Chinese flag flying here," said year-old casino worker Benjamin Chan.
Five Chinese naval vessels transited U.S. territorial waters near Alaska this week, a U.S. military official said, adding that the ships had passed within about 12 nautical miles of the Aleutian. Title U.S. and Chinese flags hanging from Chinese revolutionary headquarters in N.Y.C. Summary Photo shows the Young China Association headquarters on the second floor of 12 Mott Street in New York City flying the flag of the Chinese revolutionary movement. 10 AMERICAN SHIPS MAY QUIT THE FLAG; Luckenbach Company Says the Panama Railroad May Force It to Sell or Change Registry. VESSELS WORTH . FOC Flag of Convenience. A term coined by the ITF, used to describe the flag of a ship whose ownership/control lies outside the country of the flag. Certain countries such as Panama and Liberia are declared FOC countries; so all vessels flying their flags are considered FOC.