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Moran Towing, Maryland
W. Kevin Schrader has been appointed as controller of Moran
Towing of Maryland, Inc. He will be based at the company office at the
World Trade Center, Baltimore and will report to Edmond J. Moran
Jr., president of the Moran Towing of Maryland, Inc. Mr. Schrader will be responsible for the account- ing and financial aspects of the Mo- ran operations in the Ports of Phila- delphia (Moran Towing of Pennsyl- vania, Inc.), Baltimore (Moran Tow- ing of Maryland, Inc.) and Norfolk (Moran Towing of Virginia, Inc.).
Mr. Schrader is a 1981 graduate of Marshall University where he re- ceived his undergraduate degree in
Business Administration. He is a
Certified Public Accountant in
Mr. Schrader has held executive positions in financial management in the international CPA firm of
KMG-Main Hurdman, Charleston,
WV and the Union Carbide Corpo- ration, South Charleston, WV. Prior to joining Moran, he was Division
Controller at Waste Management,
Inc., Martinsburg, WV.
L&C Associates Named
For CTI Industries
L&C Associates, dehumidifica- tion and sealing specialists, have been named manufacturers repre- sentatives by CTI Industries, Inc.
L&C Associates will offer CTI's
Tube Restoration Systems to the maritime market.
The CTI system involves replac- ing worn tube ends with a custom- made alloy insert which fits over the damaged end of the tube. These inserts, CTI Shield/Seals®, cut tube replacement costs by 80 percent, and are installed without removing the tubes or the waterbox. Shield/
Seals are guaranteed for up to 15 years, depending on the type of alloy used.
Services offered by CTI include inspection, cleaning, and restoration of condenser and heat exchange tubing.
For more information and free lit- erature,
Circle 20 on Reader Service Card
SPD Awarded Contract
Electric Drive System
SPD Technologies has been awarded a $6.7-million contract to design and produce the 5,000-volt switchgear for the U.S. Navy's sur- face ship Integrated Electric Drive
The contract was awarded by
General Electric's Naval and Drive
Turbine System Division in Fitch- burg, Mass., prime contractor for the IED development program.
Scheduled for delivery in August 1993, the switchgear will be in- stalled in the Navy's Land Based
Test Site at the Naval Ship Systems
Engineering Station (NAVSSES) in
The contract is the result of sev- eral years' work with GE to assist in system/concept development as re- lated to switchgear and the overall electrical protection system. Re- cently, the Chief of Naval Opera- tions announced the Navy's inten- tion to power future surface comba- tants with electric drive propulsion systems.
SPD president George M. Gor- don said being a member of the IED team was a significant win which positions SPD to be a strong partici- pant in a very critical aspect of the ongoing "revolution at sea" concept formulated by Vice Adm. Metcalf,
Mr. Gordon said the company is already receiving inquiries from shipbuilders and Navy program of- fices concerning similar equipment
Circle 202 on Reader Service Card for specific shipbuilding programs evaluation.
SPD Technologies is the largest producer of military circuit breakers and a world leader in advanced elec- trical protection equipment de- signed for harsh operating evalua- tion.
For more information and free lit- erature on SPD Technologies,
Circle 42 on Reader Service Card "How to choose the right valve9
No vapor valve is perfect for every application. That's why
MMC gives you a choice of six.
This checklist provides you with the information you need to make the right decision between the two most widely used models.
FEATURE U-VALVE (Fitson existing ullage hatches)
Vaporless gauging Yes Yes
Hot work required for installation No Almost always
Easy installation by ship's crew Yes Sometimes
Ship removed from service No Almost always
Zero ullage available 8" above zero Yes
Sampling capability 1/2 liter 1/2 liter
Valve mechanism Check valve Ball valve (Positive shut off)
Standard material of manufacture Bronze Stainless steel
Maintenance requirements None None
Cost (approx.) of valve only 10" and larger $1,700 8" and smaller $1,400
Less than $600
Installation cost None Always
No matter which you choose, MMC is prepared to help you meet revised regulations pertaining to petroleum and chemical barges. Remember, the MMC name stands for more than 30 years of reliability; there's simply no substitute for that kind of proven performance.
MMC International Corp. 60 Inip Drive
Inwood, NY 11696-1096 U.S.A.
Phone: 800-645-7339 718-327-3430
Telex: 96-0140 MAMCAFINND
MMC (Europe) Ltd.
Milburn House, Dean St.
NE1 1LF UK
Telex: 537005 MARINE G
MMC (Asia) Ltd. 2-20,4-Chome, Isobe-Dori
Chuo-ku, Kobe 651
Telex: 5624163 0PECK J
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