Northeast Marine Terminal Announces Start Of Affiliate Operation In Savannah, Ga.

F.X. McQuade, president of Northeast Marine Terminal Co., Inc., Brooklyn, 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 our expanding operations with a broad range of services to the maritime industry in the South Atlantic coastal region," Mr. McQuade said. "These will include services as a ship agent, stevedoring, warehousing, export packing, container stuffing and stripping, NVOCC agency representation, local drayage, cargo solicitation and marine consulting," he added.

Mr. Hohenstein, a native of Savannah, is president of Hohenstein Shipping Company, American Maritime Agencies, and Inland Maritime Agencies with offices in Savannah and Atlanta. He is past president of the Savannah Maritime Association and has been actively engaged in South Atlantic shipping operations for 37 years.

Northeast Marine Terminal Co., Inc. is a 15-year-old independent stevedoring company that operates the largest multipurpose ocean cargo facility in the Port of New York.

Located at First Avenue and 39th Street, directly off the main shipping channel on the Brooklyn waterfront, it operates a 140- acre facility that can accommodate up to 11 oceangoing vessels simultaneously. The terminal can handle a mix of containerships, LASH barges, roll-on/roll-off ships and conventional breakbulk craft. It is also the only marine facility in the Port of New York with a roll-on berth open to all vessels.

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