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Stuart S. Danoff

Mr. Danoff, who is an American, recently returned to the United

States after several years of resi- dence in Holland and England, where he represented major U.S. shipping and container lines. He was most recently vice president and general manager in the United

Kingdom for Seatrain Lines. Mr.

Danoff participated heavily in the expansion of Seatrain's container services between the U.S. East

Coast and Puerto Rico.

A native New Yorker, Mr. Dan- off is an alumnus of New York

University and Long Island Col- lege, where he majored in interna- tional trade.

That's the day President Nixon signed the Merchant Marine Act of 1970.

The Act doesn't guarantee the resur- gence of American Flag shipping. But it does provide the basic plan. And the incentive.

So now it's up to us.

All of us. Commercial shipowners and operators. Labor. And shipbuilders.

As America's largest private ship- yard, we feel we have a particularly heavy responsibility. And a challenging oppor- tunity. That's why we're so deeply com- mitted to a vigorous, new Merchant

Marine shipbuilding program.

Our commitment began in 1969, with our successful bid on a MarAd CMX study contract to develop foreign trade forecasts and standard ship designs for the next decade.

It has continued with the establish- ment of a Market Development Divi- sion geared to capture a major share of the commercial shipbuilding market.

And it will continue with active and competitive bidding on merchant ship construction.

That's why we can say Newport News

Shipbuilding is ready when you are.

Ready with the talent, experience and facilities it takes to help revitalize and keep the U.S. Merchant Marine alive.

If you'd like to see how we can put this commitment to work, please write to Mr. Joseph D. Deal, Jr., Director of

Market Development.

Or call collect. (703) 247-1211.


Dravo Corporation has announced the appointment of Roy A. Behling

Jr. as chief engineer for the pro- posal and development department in the company's Engineering

Works Division.

Mr. Behling, who joined Dravo in 1960 as a design engineer, most recently served as chief mechanical design engineer with the divisien.

He holds a bachelor of mechanical engineering degree from Cornell

University and is a member of the

National Society of Professional

Engineers, the National Manage- ment Association, and is a commit- tee member of the American So- ciety for Testing and Materials.

Mr. Behling is a registered profes- sional engineer in Pennsylvania.

Dravo's Engineering Works Di- vision designs and builds inland and coastal waterway marine equip- ment, heavy bulk materials han- dling equipment, and specialized heavy machinery and equipment.

Caribbean Trailer

Express Appoints

Danoff President

Stuart S. Danoff has been named president of Caribbean Trailer Ex- press, 42 Broadway, New York,

N.Y. 10004, operator of ocean ship- ping services between New York and Jamaica and the Dominican

Republic. The announcement was made by Sir Rupert Speir, chair- man of Common Brothers Limited,

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, of which Caribbean Trailer Express is a subsidiary.

Sir Rupert said Mr. Danoff's ap- pointment "signals the company's intent to reinforce its Western

Hemisphere activities and move to- wards stronger participation in the steadily growing Caribbean trade area."

In addition to heading Caribbean

Trailer Express, Mr. Danoff will direct all Western Hemisphere in- terests of the Common Brothers

Group, which consist of Common

Brothers Limited and Common

Brothers (Management) Ltd., all based in Newcastle. This is the first time in its more than 80-year his- tory that the English firm has had a resident top officer of this stature in the United States. Mr. Danoff's predecessor as president of Carib- bean Trailer Express was G.A.

Common, who is headquartered in


The Common Brothers Group is engaged in a broad variety of shipping activities throughout the world, including chartering and ships management, as well as di- rect operation of its own vessels.

Publicly owned, the firm's shares are traded on the London Stock


Dravo Corp. Promotes

Roy A. Behling Jr. In

Engineering Works Div.

Roy A. Behling Jr. 12 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News

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