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U.S. Extends Limit

Of Territorial Waters

To 12 Miles Off Coast

The U.S. became the 105th nation to formally extend its territorial waters to 12 miles off its coast from the former 3-mile limit after a re- cent proclamation was issued by

President Reagan.

The extension of U.S. territorial waters will not affect fishing or min- eral rights, and no major changes are foreseen for ship operations.

The 12-mile limit, which went into effect immediately, will apply to the waters off the coastal U.S.,

Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands,

Guam, American Samoa, Northern

Mariana Islands and other U.S. ter- ritories and possessions. 3. Maj Wins Order

For Four Cargo Ships

The Rijeka, Yugoslavia, shipyard of 3. Maj was recently awarded a contract by the Chinese-Polish

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China, to build four 22,000-dwt con- tainerships.

The 1,000-TEU-capacity vessels, yard Hull No.s 657, 658, 659 and 660, will each have an overall length of 557 feet, breadth of 90.2 feet and draft of 30.5 feet. Each will be pow- ered by a single Sulzer-3. Maj 5RTA62 diesel engine with a maxi- mum continuous rating of 9,500 kw at 109 rpm.

The ships will be classed by

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New US-China Pact

Offers Opportunities

To Shipping Lines

U.S.-flag shipping and U.S. trade interests will benefit as a result of a new four-year maritime agreement between the U.S. and China recent- ly signed in Washington, D.C., by

Secretary of Transportation Jiir

Burnley and Qian Yongchang,

China's Minister of Communica- tions. "This agreement, which caps a five-year effort to improve U.S.-

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