James H. Sanborn Joins Interstate And Ocean Transport Company

James H. Sanborn has joined Interstate and Ocean Transport Company, Three Parkway, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, as vice president and general manager of Eastern United States Operations.

Mr. Sanborn r e p o r t s to Stephen A. Van Dyck, chief operating officer of Interstate, a subsidiary of IOT Corporation.

Interstate operates a fleet of 50 coastal and inland tank barges engaged primarily in petroleum and petrochemical transportation on the East and Gulf Coasts of the United States. The total capacity of the barge fleet exceeds 3,400,000 barrels, giving Interstate the largest fleet of coastal tank barges in the world. The total gross registered tonnage of IOT's barge and tanker subsidiaries makes IOT Corporation the largest operator of American-flag vessels.

Mr. Sanborn's responsibilities involve all aspects of Interstate's marine transportation services on the East Coast, including marketing, operations, traffic and the company's Fleet Centers at Philadelphia, and Baltimore, Md.

Prior to joining Interstate, Mr.

Sanborn was president of A.P.

St. Philip Towing and Transportation Co., Tampa, Fla. A graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, he served as third and second officer on various ships of American Export Lines before receiving his MBA from the Wharton Graduate Division of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Sanborn has also held positions with Pittston Marine, Mobil Oil, and Frank A.

Hanley Co., Marine Surveyors, Philadelphia.

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