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Marketec Expands

Service/Equipment Lines —Literature Available own right. The company has signed a contract worth approximately $20 million for the delivery of two 17,600-dwt multipurpose ships from a yard in East Germany.

The new vessels, to be named

Binta Yar'Adua and Atinuke Abio- la, each have a container capacity of 930 TEUs and are being built at the

East German yard of VEB Schiffs- werft Neptun Rostock. The first ship was launched at the end of

July, and is scheduled for delivery at the end of this month. The sec- ond was launched at the end of

October and will go into service at the end of March, 1986. When both ships are in operation, AOL will offer a regular full container service to shippers of one sailing North

Europe-West Africa every 21 days.

Both vessels will fly the Nigerian flag, following the Nigerian Govern- ment's recent announcement that it had made AOL a national-flag car- rier. The two ships are of a new design capable of loading and un- loading containers in ports that have no shoreside cranes or where cranage is inadequate. They will be equipped with three 40-ton cranes, which when combined will be able to lift up to 75 tons.

Jack Ellsworth

Marketec, Inc., Chatham, N.J., was recently appointed as sales and service representatives for Turbo-

Technik Repairyard for express re- pair service in Wilhelmshaven and

Hamburg, West Germany and worldwide voyage repairs; for Wynn

Marine bridge window wipers; and for KL high-pressure hydraulic ex- pansion cylinders, pipe clamps, pen- etrations and flange couplings, ac- cording to company president Jack


At present, Marketec, Inc. sell and service Polarjet tank cleaning equipment, Quantek separating and filtering equipment, and Biospher- ics oil-in-water detectors.

For free literature and informa- tion on any products and services represented by Marketec, Inc.,

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Liquid Level Switch

A new GEMS all-CPVC liquid level switch, LS-74780, is now avail- able from Transamerica Delaval.

The switch withstands tempera- tures up to 185°F for chemical pro- cessing or other applications using corrosive liquids, and operates high, low or intermediate alarms, as well as being suited for automatic safety interlocks, pump motor control etc.

When combined with GEMS re- lays, these switches can operate re- mote pumps or other equipment.

They feature simple operation—a magnet-equipped float, moving di- rectly with liquid level, actuates a hermetically sealed switch within the unit's stem.

For further information and free literature on GEMS Sensors Divi- sion, Plainville, Conn., and their products,

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Africa Ocean Lines Getting

First New Containerships

From East German Shipyard

Africa Ocean Lines (AOL), the fast-growing, non-conference liner company, marked its first anniver- sary recently by revealing that it is soon to become a shipowner in its

November, 1985

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