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People & Company News
Graykowski Ends Reign
At MarAd, Joins Dyer Ellis
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rod- ney E. Slater made it known that acting
Maritime Administrator, John
Graykowski, resigned his position, effective November 4.
President Clinton initially appointed
Graykowski as deputy maritime admin- istrator in 1994. He subsequently served as acting maritime administrator, most recently from this May — up until the present.
Subsequent to the end of his term at
MarAd, Graykowski, joined the law firm of Dyer Ellis & Joseph as a shareholder.
Beginning with his tenure at MarAd,
Graykowski has been principally responsible for the implementation of the National Shipbuilding Initiative, with particular emphasis on the revital- ization of the Title XI loan guarantee program, as well as programs related to the inland waterways and the Great
Cummins Appoints New
Manager of Auxiliary Markets
Cummins Marine has named Simon
Tandy as sales man- ager — Worldwide
Tandy, who boasts 10 years of experi- ence with Cummins, previously held positions in Sales and
Product Development at the company's distributor in the U.K., and with the
Cummins Wartsila joint venture in
W&O Supply Attains Valve
Automation & Controls
W&O Supply, Jacksonville, Fla., has acquired San Diego, Calif.-based Valve
Automation & Controls (VAC). Special- izing in marine actuation and automa- tion, VAC is a supplier of commodity pipe, valves and fittings to the San Diego marine and Navy marketplace.
ACR Offers Survival Methods
With New Pouch
ACR Electronics launched a new prod- uct that will help mariners organize their survival gear in a convenient, cost- effective pouch. The buoyant Survival
Gear Pouch is a car- ryall that can hold basic survival compo- nents, such as a signal light, extra batter-
December, 2000 ies, signal mirror, whistle and Personal
Locator EPIRB. Comprised of water- resistant nylon pack cloth, the pouch features a small front zippered compart- ment for easy access. A double-pull coil zipper for headphone, antenna or other access is also present in the pouch.
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Flender Werft Appoints
The Supervisory Board of Flender
Werft Aktiengesellschaft has elected
Dirk Rathjens as chairman of the board of directors, effective November 1. The board has also designated Jiirgen-A.
Hansen as an official member of the board, on which he formally served as deputy member.
In addition, the Board of Directors, which is comprised of Martin Krause and Reinhold Hinz, are scheduled to retire from the company, effective June 30, 2001. 342 ON
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