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National Maritime Council

Names Kelly President

National Maritime Council chair- man R. Kenneth Johns recently announced that William B. Kelly has been chosen by the council's board of governors as president.

Most recently president of Kelly & Associates, in New York City, Mr.

Kelly has many years of experience in the international transportation industry, having served in executive positions with U.S. Navigation, Inc.,

American President Lines and Mat- son Navigation Company.

Saab Receives Order

To Supply TankRadars

From Tampa Shipyard —Literature Available

Saab Marine Electronics' U.S. subsidiary, Saab Tank Control of

Hoboken, N.J., has announced that

Tampa Shipyard, Inc. has ordered five shipsets of level gauging equip- ment. The systems ordered are the latest development of level gauging equipment by Saab Marine Elec- tronics and marketed under the trade name TankRadar.

Each system includes measure- ment of 14 cargo tanks and one slop tank. The level readings are to be displayed in the cargo control room and also on a portable readout unit which can be used anywhere on the ship. The processor unit is designed so that temperature and pressure measurement as well as weight and volume calculations can be added when desired by the user.

This equipment will be installed on all five of the 30,000-dwt seven grade product tankers that Tampa

Ship is constructing for Ocean

Product Tankers, Inc. of Houston,

Texas for ultimate charter to the

Military Sealift Command.

To obtain free literature and in- formation on Saab Tank control,

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Massey Named Assistant

General Manager For

Port Of Galveston

John Y. Massey Jr. has been appointed assistant general man- ager at the Port of Galveston, Texas.

The announcement was made by

C.S. Devoy, executive director and general manager.

Mr. Massey will direct all day- to-day activities of the port. He has been with the port since 1978, when he joined the staff as Foreign Trade

Zone manager. He has been assist- ant manager of the port's container terminal, and assistant to the gener- al manager for marketing activities, agency coordination, trucking oper- ations, and container line negotia- tions.

In his most recent post as director of transportation, he was responsi- ble for the port's traffic functions as well as for FMC and ICC relations, leases and agreements, and the For^ eign Trade Zone.

Bertrem Products Importing

Straub Couplings For U.S.

And Canadian Distribution

Bertrem Products, Inc., Tulsa,

Okla., recently began importing

Straub couplings and pipe repair clamps from Switzerland for use in the United States and Canada.

These pipe connections have a pat- ented pressure energized sealing system ideal for all kinds of pipes.

The new Straub coupling replaces flanged, welded, bolted and bonded joints for virtually any metal or plastic piping over a wide range of sizes and pressures. According to the manufacturer, it is so simple to install that the time saved in instal- lation often pays for the actual cou- pling. The entire body of the cou- pling is 300 series stainless steel. It is compact and lightweight, making it ideal for tight places such as on boats. It has U.L., ABS, and Mara- thon approvals, among others.

The Straub coupling is available in the U.S. and Canada only through Bertrem Products, Inc.

Four brochures, just published, de- scribe the couplings in detail.

For more information and free copies of the brochures,

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