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Baltec Names Feichtinger
Baltec Corp., a manufacturer of highly-engineered core materials used in the marine industry, has named Dr. Kurt A. Feichtinger to the directorship of the Research and Development department.
Dr. Feichtinger returns to his previ- ously held position at Baltec, following a hiatus with
Rubatex Corp. and
Sentinel Products, during which time he
Kurt A. Feichtinger was responsible for reformulating poly- ethylene foam with environmen- tally friendly blowing agents, de- veloping a high-temperature struc- tural foam for the aerospace indus- try, developing an ISO 9000 quality system, and performing product research on flexible cellular prod- ucts.
The Baltec Corp. headquarters and manufacturing facilities are lo- cated in Northvale, N.J., and the company's worldwide locations in- clude offices in France, the U.K.,
Denmark, Japan, and Taiwan.
Worldport LA Receives
Go-Ahead For Activation Of
Foreign Trade Zone
The U.S. Customs Service has approved Crescent Warehouse Co.,
Ltd.'s application to activate a for- eign-trade zone (FTZ) operation in
Foreign-Trade Zone 202 at the Port of Los Angeles.
A division of Stevedoring Ser- vices of America, the company has 65 years of experience as an opera- tor of customs-bonded cargo ware- houses. As an FTZ 202 operator,
Crescent will use a Port-owned, 73,125-sq.-ft. facility for storing met- als for the London Metal Exchange.
Traders of foreign and domestic merchandise brought into an FTZ can benefit from substantial cost- saving incentives on duties and taxes. FTZ 202 includes sites at Los
Angeles International Airport and the proposed International Trade and Transportation Center in
Worldport LA's Marketing Di- rector, A1 Fierstine, announced that Akio Segawa has been ap- pointed to the presidency of Japan
Marine Services, Ltd., the Tokyo- based company that provides mar- keting representation in Japan for the Port.
Brekke Joins Stewart Tech.
Stewart Technology Associates (STA), an engineering company specializing in the design and analy- sis of lifeboats, jack-ups, semi- submersibles, and risers, has an- nounced that James N. Brekke has joined the company as senior consultant. Prior to employment at
Stewart, Mr. Brekke worked for
Exxon Production Research. He will be responsible for managing a variety of onshore and offshore projects, and will be involved in all aspects of engineering consultancy work.
Trinity Builds Fourth Ferry
Halter Marine, Inc. of the Trin- ity Marine Group, has been awarded an $8.3 million contract from the
Texas Transportation Commission for the construction of a 263-ft. (80.1-m) by 65-ft. (19.8-m) by 10-ft. (3.04-m) passenger/vehicle ferry for operation between Port Bolivar, and
Galveston, Texas. The ferry, named
Ray Stoker, Jr., will be the fourth ferry built by a Trinity yard for
It will be powered by two diesel engines developing 1,250 bhp each, driving Voith-Schneider cycloidal propulsion and steering units mounted below the bow and stern, which provide for excellent steer- ing and maneuverability. Pilot- houses will be located fore and aft to facilitate steering and mooring.
For more information on Trinity Marine
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Cornell-Carr Company, Inc., maker of the world's finest marine windows and doors, is now manufacturing a full line of aluminum, bronze and steel portlights. With the aid of an in-house foundry operation we are able to produce a quality product with prompt delivery. Standard sizes are 12, 14 and 16 inches; other sizes are available upon request.
Weld-in Airport with optional deadlight cover and screen
Bolt-in Airport with optional deadlight cover and screen
Weld-in Fixed Portlight with optional deadlight cover
Bolt-in Fixed Portlight flush mounting
Bolt-in Fixed Portlight with optional deadlight cover
To order Cornell-Carr portlights specify: drawing number; weld-in or bolt-in; fixed or opening; clear opening size; and material of main frame, lens frame, and cover. Call or write for a free brochure.
Cornell-Carr Co., Inc., P.O. Box 253, Monroe, CT 06468
Phone: (203)261-2529; FAX: (203)261-7495
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FROM 40" UP TO 140" DIAM.
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