April 1977 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Soros Associates Open San Francisco Branch

Soros Associates, an international consulting engineering firm specializing in the planning, design, construction management of port developments and bulk handling systems, has announced the opening of its U.S. West Coast branch office in San Francisco at 50 California Street, Suite 3600.

The firm is headquartered at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022, and is currently active on projects in over 20 countries.

The San Francisco, Calif., operations will be headed by Velio Kiisk, director of engineering.

Mr. Kiisk has over 20 years of materials handling, marine design and construction experience, most recently with Kaiser Engineers of Oakland, and previously with the Marcona Corporation, the Port of Portland, and U.S.

Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Soros Associates is also the sponsor of a recently announced proposal to develop and operate a coal terminal at Pier 94 in the Port of San Francisco through a separate entity, Bayshore Bulk Terminal Company established for this purpose.

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