Bremer Vulkan Names T.A.S.T. Corp. Exclusive U.S. Representatives

Bremer Vulkan Schiffbau Und Maschinenfabrik, located in Bremen, Germany, has announced the appointment of the T.A.S.T. Corporation, International Marine Representatives, of 5 Farmstead Road, North Caldwell, N.J. 07006, as their exclusive U.S. representative for ship construction and repair.

Alfred E. Stanford, president of T.A.S.T. Corporation, has over 25 years' diversified experience in the marine industry, 10 years of which have been spent in Europe, and his knowledge of the method of new construction and repair makes this representation very appropriate.

Mr. Stanford is a graduate from the State University of New York Maritime College in 1950, with a B.M.S. degree. He is a chartered engineer, a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, a fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers, and a fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.

Mr. Stanford is also president of Environmental Safety Associates, Inc.

Since its beginning in 1805, then known as the Johann Lang Shipyard, Bremer Vulkan have constructed over 1,300 vessels, including ULCC's, container carriers and all types of vessels for the general cargo trade. In addition to many large-scale conversions, numerous individual machinery plants have been successfully carried out.

The facilities offered are: large dock, 331.60 by 57.46 by 7.70 meters (about 1,088 by 189 by 25 feet), 450-ton crane; floating dock, 170 by 23 by 6 meters (about 558 by 75 by 20 feet), 8,500-ton lifting capacity; repair quays for simultaneous repair of several vessels, cranage up to 150 tons, floating crane; and repair base at Bremerhaven with floating dock.

Machine shops with advanced techniques for any kind of efficient machining of heavy engine parts; reconditioning of crankshafts in situ; licensee for M.A.N, engines, Stal-Laval turbines, Foster Wheeler and Babcock & Wilcox boilers.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 26,  Aug 1978

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