Werner Funke, president of Renk Corporation, has announced the appointment of Tony Xanthos as sales manager, bearings division.
Mr. Xanthos will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the bearings throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Renk, he was a regional sales manager for Applied Engineering Company in South Carolina.
He also spent five years in Brazil as a sales and marketing manager for Ingersoll-Rand Industria E Commercio. He brings to Renk more than nine years of experience with international and domestic companies.
Mr. Xanthos holds a BA degree in mathematics from Queens College, and bachelor and master of science degrees from Columbia University.
Renk Corporation, the American member of the multi-national conglomerate, the GHH Group, supplies bearings, gears, and transmissions for the major capital goods industries. The South Carolina Renk plant was established recently to meet the increasing demand for Renk products and services in the U.S.
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diesel power systems, hands-on operations, lube oil analysis management, and preventive maintenance. In his new position, he will cover the Southeastern territory including: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, representing all shipyard services including diesel
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The Carolina, a 55-foot aluminum pilot boat, was christened recently by Mrs. Ernest F. Hollings, wife of South Carolina's Senator, for the Charleston Branch Pilots Association. The ceremonies at the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston were attended by the Senator and more than 200 guests, and were
. Mr. Scott was previously managing director of the Jacksonville (Fla.) Port Authority, and previous to that was engineering director for the South Carolina State Ports Authority. In his new post, Mr. Scott will report directly to Bernard E. Czachowski, Sea-Land's executive vice president-affiliated
annual convention, held in Norfolk, Va., recently with the election of officers and directors for the coming year. Don Welch, executive director of the South Carolina Ports Authority, was elected president of the Association that represents ports in the Western Hemisphere. Other officers for the coming year
with the Coastal Studies Institute of Louisiana State University and the Geological Survey of Canada. He received his Doctorate from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Whelan has been responsible for the development of geochemical exploration techniques within Woodward-Clyde Oceaneering and has
with each new announcement of a Port Authority supporting the development of shipping routes for container on barge services.In the past few weeks, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) furthered their quest to develop a marine highway to support the Port of Charleston in South Carolina. According to SCPA
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helped us to manage all main- tenance and repair schedules, to mitigate OOS issues. Looking ahead, and building off recently rolled out processes in the South Atlantic, in conjunction with our equipment suppliers, we have initiated upgrade schedules which will continue to be implement- ed in 2020. We believe
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maritime commerce Captain with the Cape May- across the Mississippi River Lewes Ferry. Robinson, a life- and Tributaries (MRT) and is long resident of South Jersey, Ewing Fuhrmann at the forefront of efforts to is a graduate of Maine Maritime deepen the Mississippi Riv- Academy. Robinson holds an er
of Takaroa Sun, a Nmethanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine tech- nology that enables the vessel to be pow- ered by methanol. Built in South Korea at Hyundai MIPO Dockyard, the new ship was funded through NYK’s green ? nancing initiative established to sup- port environment-friendly projects
of large, oceangoing ship constructruction to the East, a ‘trend’ which has been a generation in the making. Perhaps surprising is Japan leapfrogging South Korea to number 2 on the list. www.marinelink.com 3 MR #12 (1-9).indd 3 12/9/2019 11:19:39 A
Tech Files he Sea Ox and the smaller Sea Otter, both de- veloped by C-2 Innovations, have a maximum depth of 100m and can operate autonomously Tor under remote control. The rugged Sea Ox, which recently survived 6ft surf and 2kn tidal stream in Californian user trials, has a wet range of 10NM, a dry
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to be a more dominant force. have written many time in these pages Information Technology Vladimir Bibik Our cover story this month, an interview with Southern Towing President and CEO and those of our sister publications, Ed Grimm, is the perfect juxtaposition to the change that swirls around us, as
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for Fire Island Ferries by Blount Boats – that was delivered on June 19, 2019 and will service 386 passengers between Bay Shore and Fire Island on Great South Bay. When MarineNews visited the yard in September, Blount was working another pair of vessels, including a 101 x 40-ft. steel double-ended passenger/veh
sea, tugs & towing, and passenger of VV’s Offshore product. Bene? tting from vessels. He is an alumnus of SUNY Mari- Roberts extensive UK, Norwegian, South time College in both undergraduate and East Asian and US based market network, graduate studies. A member of PVA’s ensures VV’s offering is kept
beneft from a rush of ethane trade into key the pipeline, waiting for the projects that are underpinning their manufacturing centers in Asia, Europe and South America. construction to be approved. Most seek to transport U.S. eth- The strong demand for ethane has created an entirely new ship- ane exports to
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there. from the US, Nelly Florida from Indo- It highlighted the need to: Harness the Throughout OceanObs’19 there were nesia, and Juliet Hermes from South creativity of the academic research and many side events focused on speci? c Africa. They were joined by almost 40 engineering communities, and
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comments Civilian Conservation Corp.” families devastated by hurricanes in the that “we have less than 11 years left to • Rejoining the Paris Agreement South and East Coast, to farmers facing transform our energy system away from and providing $200 billion to the Green ? ooding in the Midwest, to ?