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New Cordage Directory
For Users Of Ropes
Extensive information on the sources for rope, cordage, twines and netting has been compiled and is offered free by the Cordage Insti- tute
The directory includes capability profiles of twine, cordage, rope and netting manufacturers, fiber produc- ers, machinery manufacturers and consultants. A publications catalog listing standards and test methods is also included.
The Cordage Institute represents manufacturers of rope, cordage, twine and netting in the United
States, Canada and Mexico.
The Cordage Directory is avail- able at no charge from Cordage Pub- lications, 42 North Street, Hingham,
Mass. 02043, phone (617) 749-1016; fax 617-749-0542..
For Russian Heavy-Lifters
The Dutch heavy-lift specialist
Wijsmuller Transport B.V. has signed an exclusive agreement with the Russian Baltic Shipping Com- pany in St. Petersburg for the world- wide commercial management of two heavy-lift vessels, the Stakhanovets
Kotov and Stakhanovets Ermolenko.
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Our redundant rotary action floats coupled with latch and reset type switches raises high level and overfill sensing to a new standard of performance.
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Wijsmuller Transport now oper- ates a fleet of nine semisubmersible heavy-lift vessels. The fleet is com- posed of five vessels of the Super
Servant class, which can lift cargoes up to 13,000 tons, three vessels of the Mighty Servant class with a ca- pacity up to 25,000 tons and the
Russian-owned Transshelf which is able to carry 30,000 tons. The newly acquired Stakhanovets Kotov and
Stakhanovets Ermolenko are smaller and can lift up to 5,500 tons.
For years Wijsmuller Transport specialized in the transportation of very heavy constructions like drill- ing rigs and offshore modules. Now the company is able to extend its services and expand its markets by offering a comprehensive service package, the transportation of car- goes from 30 to 30,000 tons on a worldwide basis.
For further information
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Kim Weeks Named
Communications Manager on 42 Circle 266 on Reader Service Card
The appointment of Kim Weeks as marketing communications man- ager for all marine divisions was recently announced by Raytheon
Ms. Weeks will be responsible for supervising advertising, public relations and sales promotion for
Raytheon Marine Company, Apelco
Marine Electronics and Autohelm, all headquartered in Hudson, N.H.
She will also oversee marketing com- munications for Raytheon Marine
Sales & Service Company, the Euro- pean division based in Harlow, En- gland.
Ms. Weeks brings eight years of marine advertising and sales expe- rience in corporate, agency and pub- lishing areas to her new position.
Prior to joining Raytheon, she was marketing manager for Interna- tional Marine Industries.
Maritime Reporter/Engineering News
The semisubmersible heavy-lift/RO-RO vessel
Stakhanovets Kotov, for which Wijsmuller will handle worldwide commercial management.