Wesley Wheeler Appointed U.S. Representatives For Hapag-Lloyd Shipyard
Hapag-Lloyd Shipyard, Bremerhaven, West Germany, recently appointed Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd., of New York, exclusive representatives for the U.S.
The Hapag-Lloyd shipyard deals primarily with the repair, conversion, and fitting out of vessels of all types. Two drydocks with all associated f a c i l i t i e s, workshops, and sufficient crane capacities are available to enable drydocking of vessels with drafts up to 11.5 meters and 90,000 dwt. The yard employs a labor force and staff of 1,300 persons who, directed by experienced engineers and foremen, do any kind of repair and maintenance work and are especially suited to handle complex jobs. They specialize in ship conversions, such as ro/ ro's and passenger ships such as the Norway and Mikhail Lermontov. Managing directors, Eckart Knoth and Dieter Haake, reported that Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd. was selected as the exclusive agent because of its technical expertise in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering.
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