Jurgen Manske has been appointed owner's representative for Hapag-Lloyd's U.S. Gulf Service, replacing Peter Zehler, who has returned to West Germany for reassignment with the steamship line. Based in New Orleans, Mr.
Manske will be responsible for agency coordination for the entire Gulf Coast and South Atlantic Region.
He began his career in the steamship business in 1958 as an apprentice seaman with a major European line. After joining Hapag-Lloyd and advancing through various seaman's ratings, he enrolled in West Germany's maritime college and received his master's license in 1969.
Mr. Manske sailed as cargo officer on Hapag-Lloyd ships until 1971, when he became a shorebased liaison officer responsible for cargo-handling and vessel operations.
In 1972, he was assigned to Houston to coordinate the startup of Hapag-Lloyd's full container s e r v i c e f r om the U.S. Gulf to Northern Europe.
M i c r o p h o r , Inc., of Willits, Calif., and Thyssen Henrichshutte AG, of Hattingen, West Germany, have formed a jointly owned company, Microphor Europe GmbH, to manufacture and market Microphor marine and rail products in Europe, it was announced recently by John M. Mayfield Jr., president of
systems, various intercom units, and even racks and other accessories. The company has major maintenance and stocking facilities throughout Germany and in Rotterdam, Singapore and, in the near future, various U.S. locations, and offers complete customer services. Besides major production
A $5-million contract for a marine gas turbine propulsion system designed to speed a new Finnlines passenger ship between Helsinki, Finland, and West Germany in half the time it now takes, has been awarded t o Turbo Power & Marine Systems, Farmington, Conn., a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation
Honeywell-ELAC of Kiel, West Germany has appointed Manfred Reimann as consultant for the North American market. He will be responsible for increasing the presence of the company in the U.S. and Canada. Honeywell-ELAC of Kiel, West Germany has appointed Manfred Reimann as consultant for the North
Teledyne Webb Research (TWR) delivered six Slocum Turbulence Measurement Gliders to NOC Liverpool, U.K.; Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Germany; and New York University. New York University will be using the Slocum turbulence glider in a project aimed at projecting global sea-level change. The gliders will
, but according to media reports the amount is of $1.4B. At the end of 2012 Lürssen purchased a shipyard for $23.5 million in what was the former East Germany, a yard which was reportedly the biggest military yard in the ex-DDR. Meanwhile, life boat experts at Fassmer delivered last year, among others,
experience in the marine electronics field, serving such companies as ITT Decca Marine and the Arnessen Corporation in the U.S., and DEBEG in West Germany, prior to joining Raytheon Marine Company in 1982. H e has made significant contributions to Raytheon's product development program, and also
DEBEG Marine, Inc. as sales manager. DEBEG Marine is a subsidiary of DEBEG GmbH, a world leader in marine electronics headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The U.S. subsidiary offers a complete range of marine equipment including receivers, transmitters, VHF sets, radar, radiotelephone systems,
Hempel Farben GmbH, headquartered in Pinneberg, Germany reached a milestone, as its recently marked 50 years of service to the marine industry. Since May 1951, when Germany had just begun to rebuild following WWII, JC Hempel established what came to be Hempel Farben (Deutschland) GmbH in Hamburg.
Brown Boveri have announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed to restructure their relationship in the nuclear equipment business in Germany. Babcock-Brown Boveri Reaktor GmbH (BBR), a German supplier of nuclear steam supply systems, now owned 74 percent by B&W and 26 percent by Brown
The Federal Republic of Germany has announced selection of the General Electric LM2500 marine gas turbine as the power plant for its new F-122 class of frigate ships. The LM2500 is produced by GE's Marine and Industrial Projects Department in Evendale, Ohio. The initial order is for 12 marine gas
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