James R. Kelly, director of the Delaware River Port Authority's World Trade Division and a past president of the North Atlantic Ports Association, has been named to succeed executive director William W. Watkin Jr. as head of the bistate agency. Mr. Kelly will also assume the new title of president when the appointment becomes effective following Mr. Watkin's retirement on May 1, 1981. The title of president will more accurately represent the responsibilities of the position, according to board chairman F. Eugene Dixon Jr.
Alfred L. Griebling, director of the Authority's Bridge Division, has been elected to serve as executive vice president under Mr.
Kelly, also effective May 1.
Mr. Kelly first joined the Port Authority in 1960 as assistant director of the World Trade Division, and moved up to director in 1969. His entire professional career has been closely linked with the maritime trade. He has been a leader in area maritime activities since joining the Port Authority. In addition to having served as president of the North Atlantic Ports Association, he is a past president of the Philadelphia Maritime Society, a director of the American Association of Port Authorities, and executive secretary of the Delaware River Ports' Council for Emergency Operations.
Capt. S. Fraser Sammis, president of National Cargo Bureau, has announced the promotion of Capt. Harold R. Rosengren from deputy chief surveyor, Atlantic ports, to senior deputy chief surveyor. Captain Rosengren was employed by the Bureau in 1969, and has been in his present position since 1975. He
into a wholly owned subsidiary of Twin City Barge. Allied operates on the inland waters of the East Coast, in coastal trade between Gulf and Atlantic ports, and in ocean transportation from Maine to Texas, including the Caribbean. Mr. Law, as president of Allied, will continue to direct Allied
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, N.Y., has announced that a newly formed affiliate— NMT of Georgia, Inc.—has started operations as a complete marine service agency in the South Atlantic Port of Savannah, Ga. The new company, headed by John B. Hohenstein Jr., is located at 920 Realty Building, in Savannah. "NMT of Georgia will complement
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Division, Pascagoula, Miss., and were acquired by AEL in 1970 from Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc. They currently are operated in trade linking U.S. Atlantic ports with the Mediterranean— the same service for which the two containerships on order are intended. The Title XI loan guarantee program is
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