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Ocean shipping tariff records [textual record]. 



Place of creation


ca. 23.10 m of textual records

Scope and content

This is a preliminary record, please consult the linked accessions. Series consists of ocean shipping tariff records created and/or maintained by the Transportation Services Branch and not maintained in the departmental central registry. Tariffs or freight rates for ocean shipping were established at conferences of major shipping companies and were not matters of international agreement. The records in this series, held by the department for reference purposes, represents tariffs in effect around the world for thirty years. Port of origin, destination, type of freight and other factors which would affect the rate appear on each tariff.

Textual records
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Biography / Administrative history

Initially known as the Aerospace, Marine and Rail Branch (1969-1971), the Transportation Industries Branch, operated with specific divisions (i.e. rail, marine, aerospace ,etc.) from 1971 to1981. The branch was split into the Surface Transportation Branch and Aerospace and Marine Branch in 1981.

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

No further accruals are expected.

Related materials
Related records may also be found in found in the central registry block 53 and blocks 4500-4549.


Related control no.

1. 90/000
2. 1985-86/239 GAD
3. OFRC#79-166 OFRC
4. RG124