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Murphy Pacific Marine

Salvage Promotes Madeo

Murphy Pacific Marine Salvage

Company, One World Trade Cen- ter, Suite 8833 New York, N.Y. 10048, has announced the promo- tion of Joseph F. Madeo Jr. to the position of general manager of its

Merritt Division. This is the for- mer Marine Salvage Division of the Merritt-Chapman & Scott Cor- poration. As the largest U.S. firm engaged exclusively in marine sal- vage, Murphy Pacific maintains marine salvage stations in New

York, Key West, Fla., and Kings- ton, Jamaica, under the cognizance of the Merritt Division. Ware- houses at these stations are stocked with all types of portable salvage equipment, including the most advanced pumping systems for the lightering of all forms of liquid cargo. The M/V Rescue M, one of the most completely equipped salvage vessels in the world, and the 265-ton derrick barge Merritt 400 are maintained on station at Kingston. Merritt equipment and knowledgeable manpower are available to the ma- rine industry, either directly or on a subcontract basis.

In addition to its involvement in the commercial salvage field,

Murphy Pacific is the holder of the U.S. Navy's contract for the provision of salvage services on the United States Atlantic and

Gulf Coasts and the contiguous waters extending eastward to the

European and Mideast areas.



Old Punt Road, Tomago, N.S.W. 2322

Telephone (049) 64 8071, Telex AA28185,

Cable "Carringtons"

M.T. "Broadsound" 35M Tug powered by two 2800 S.H.P. en- gines producing a bollard pull of 75 tonnes. "Broadsound" is fitted with a high pressure foam/water/jet spray fire monitor installed atop the wheelhouse.

Middle East

Sales Manaaer John A- Ske,ton> p0- Box 4134> Nicosia, CYPRUS. 9 . Te|ex. 2331 Mickey.s Attn ske|ton

Fnrnnonn Anont, European Marine & Machinery Agencies, Balmer Lawn Rd., Brockenhurst, Hants

European Mgern. SQ4 Y66 ENGLAND

Telex 47509

Joseph F. Madeo Jr.

Mr. Madeo joined Murphy Pa- cific in 1971 as a Salvage Master after 30 years of distinguished service in the U.S. Navy, includ- ing a stint as the Commanding

Officer of Harbor Clearance Unit

One during the heyday of Viet- nam. He was promoted to Opera- tions Manager in 1973 and, after receiving the "Meritorious Public

Service Citation" from the U.S.

Navy for his outstanding per- formance as Project Manager of the 1974 Suez Canal Wreck Clear- ance, he was promoted to vice president of the company and as- sistant general manager of the division in 1975. As general man- ager, he will provide overall direc- tion to the division and its work in offshore salvage, harbor clear- ance, and oil pollution control.

Hansen And Tidemann

Names Barry McVey title company address city zip

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Z 206-255-8267 Telex 321008

Spider Staging Sales Co. • Box 182 • Renton, WA 98055

Company Name



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Barry S. McVey

Barry S. McVey has been ap- pointed assistant vice president by Hansen and Tidemann, Inc., ship agents and chartering bro- kers, headquartered in the Hous- ton, Texas, office.

Mr. McVey joined H&T at New

Orleans, La., in 1973, and was later transferred to the Houston office as assistant to the vice pres- ident, West Gulf.

In 1975, Mr. McVey took a leave to join Ozean/Stinnes Line in

Hamburg, Germany, where he was involved with liner operations for the entire Hugo Stinnes organi- zation. Ozean/Stinnes is repre- sented in the United States by


He rejoined Hansen and Tide- mann in Houston in 1977.

Mr. McVey is a graduate of the

New York Maritime College, where he earned a Bachelor of

Science degree in marine trans- portation.

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