MarAd Receives Section 9 Applications

MarAd has received several section 9 applications.

They include: • Neptune International, Inc., Grove Village, 111., has asked permission to sell the 39,700-gt tanker Montrachet. The proposed purchaser is Neter Navigation, S.A., for resale to M/S Kwality Steel Supplier of India. The vessel was built in 1959 in Sparrows Point, Md. If approved, the vessel would be scrapped in India.

• All Alaskan Seafoods, Inc., Seattle, Wash, requested permission to transfer to Russian registry the 3,145-gt fish processor Northern Alaskan.

The vessel, built in 1944 in Tampa, Fla., would be used for fish processing in the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea.

• Amrus International Co., Battle Ground, Wash., requested permission to sell the 1,427-gt cargo Barge 23. The proposed purchaser is Greus Co., Ltd., of Russia. The vessel was built in 1949 in Decatur, Ala. If approved, the barge would remain under Russian-registry and used as a surplus barge.

• Cenac Towing Co., Inc., Houma, La., has asked permission from MarAd to sell the tank barges CTCO 3022, and CTCO 3023. The proposed purchaser is Cavalier Shipping, Inc., Panama City, Panama. The 1,503-gt barges were built in 1970 in Paducah, Ky. If approved, the barges would be used in transporting gas and oil between Argentina and Paraguay.

• OPI International, Inc., Newport News, Va., requested permission to transfer to Vanuatu registry the 39,028-dwt tank vessel M/V Jamestown, and the 45,652-dwt tank bargeSa/ita Ynez.

If approved the vessels would be used in offshore storage for petroleum products.

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