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Inland Port Opened
In an attempt to tap into the Port of Baltimore's export business, the
Philadelphia Regional Port Author- ity has recently opened its new inland port.
Baltimore offers shippers some major advantages when compared to Philadelphia. The Port of Balti- more is physically closer to the key industrial city of Pittsburgh and trucks hauling cargo from Pennsyl- vania to Baltimore use toll-free interstates, while Philadelphia traf- fic must use the Pennsylvania
To counter this, the Philadelphia
Port Authority is offering virtually to subsidize trucking costs by guar- anteeing that shipping costs for cargo coming into the Delaware River port will not exceed the cost of using
Bill McLaughlin, director of communications for the Philadel- phia Port Authority, stated that the port expects to lose money on the arrangement at first, in exchange for the long-term gain of establish- ing a strong customer base.
For Alabama Town
The tourism board for Gadsden,
Ala., is seeking a riverboat to oper- ate on the Coosa River.
According to Lloyd Wagnon, executive director of the Gadsden-
Etowah Tourism Board, Gadsden is the county seat of Etowah County, which has a population of 100,000 and is the locus of a growing tourist industry in northeast Alabama. Mr.
Wagnon says the board will help promote a riverboat operation.
For further details, contact
Mr. Wagnon at (205) 549-0351, or write to: Box 8267, 1500 Noccalua
Road, Gadsden, Ala. 35902-8267.
Hagglunds Denison Names
As Marine Service Center
Controls Unlimited Inc., Long
Beach, Calif., has been named as an authorized service, repair and remanufacturing center by
Hagglunds Denison for its line of marine hydraulic products.
Hagglunds Denison manufac- tures hydraulic components and sys- tems for construction vehicles; min- ing equipment; pulp and paper, chemical, and other processing equipment; ships and ordnance equipment; and for machine tools, plastic molding, die casters and stamping presses.
For further information,
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New Board Of Directors,
The president and CEO of Inter- national Marine Carriers, Inc. (IMC), Robert G. Wellner, recently announced that the company has experienced a complete change in its board of directors and corporate officers. Mr. Wellner will be chair- man of the board and other mem- bers include: Thomas F. Keenan,
David M. Walton, Robert J.
Young and Vincent J. Barra. The new corporate officers include: Mr.
Keenan as vice president and chief operations officer, Mr. Barra as sec- retary and John V. Fougner as treasurer. Mr. Walton will be vice president, quality assurance, and
Mr. Young will be vice president engineering.
IMC was founded in 1980 and presently manages a fleet of 16 ves- sels, including RO/ROs, LASH ves- sels, tankers, car/truck carriers and container/crane ships. IMC's man- agement experience includes both
U.S.- and foreign-flag ships in sea- going and shore-based activities.
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