PIMA Agent For Three Repair Groups

Louis W. Gomlick, president of Penn International Marine Agencies, Ltd. (PIMA), New York, recently announced that PIMA has been appointed the exclusive agent in the U.S. for Companhia Brasileria De Raparos (COBRENA) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; exclusive worldwide agent for Mechanical Resources Inc. of Jersey City, N.J.; and exclusive agent in the U.S. for NAVIMOR of Poland which represents the Union of Polish Ship Repair Yards.

COBRENA specializes in, and is fully equipped for, the rebuilding and reconditioning of marine and industrial equipment and components including boilers and large diesel engines. Their repair shop is in the heart of Brazilian shipbuilding and ship repairs area. COBRENA's fleet of workboats is equipped with two-way radios and operates as support for onboard repair gangs working in the harbor.

Their flying repair squads can service all Brazilian and South American ports on short notice.

Mechanical Resources Inc. is a full service organization with expertise in the manufacture and repair of marine/industrial refrigeration, air conditioning, heating and venti- lation machinery equipment. They provide design services, custombuilt refrigeration units, compressor rebuilding, spare parts supply and complete services on heat exchangers.

They are geared to a quick response to emergencies with their trained engineers who are on call 24 hours a day.

The Union of Polish Ship Repair Yards has four major repair yards located in Gdansk, Gdynia and Szczecin.

The Gdansk Repair Yard has five floating docks that can handle vessels up to 60,000 dwt. The "NATUA" Repair Yard of Gdynia has three floating repair docks for vessels up to 6,000 dwt and the Szczecin Repair Yard has five floating drydocks that can handle vessels up to 10,000 dwt. Swinoujscie Repair Yard maintains two floating repair docks with up to 6,000-dwt capacity.

Located in the Baltic Sea, the Union is the largest ship repair facility in East Europe. Shoreside and floating cranes up to 100 tons lifting capacity service the 12 kilometers of repair piers that are contained in the repair yards. Their workshop areas are fitted with modern machinery and diagnostic equipment capable of handling all types of repairs.

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