Omnithruster And Marteco Enter Agreement For European Representation

Charles M. Aker, vice president and general manager of Omnithruster, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., a manufacturer of marine maneuvering and propulsion systems, has announced the signing of a representative's agreement with Marteco Ltd., S.A., Member of Marteco group of companies, based in Piraeus, Greece.

Marteco is headed by Harry N.

Petrakakos, president; Spyros E.

Haviaris, vice president, sales; and Michael N. Petrakakos, vice president, Technical Division, all of whom are members of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, with over 15 years of experience in the marine industry as consultants, naval architects, engineers and surveyors working with shipbuilders, vessel owners and operators, naval architects and marine engineers.

Marteco will coordinate the Omnithruster™ technical and marketing activities with its associated companies who, combined, will offer widespread sales and service capabilities in Europe.

Omnithruster manufactures a complete line of maneuvering and propulsion equipment using a unique application of hydrojet reaction force principles. Equipment is sized from 25 horsepower up to single thrust modules of 1,000 hp and combined thrust capable of 6,000 horsepower.

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