Culpepper And Renehan Announces Formation Of New Steamship Agency

J. Daniel Culpepper and Lawrence Arthur Renehan have announced the formation of Gulf and Eastern Steamship and Chartering Corp., with offices in New York, New Orleans, and Houston. The new company will represent owners of liner and bulk vessels providing full steamship agency marketing, sales and operations service in all of North America. Mr. Culpepper, formerly president of Roberts Steamship Agency, Inc., and chief freight execu- tive of Cunard Line in the United States, will be located in Houston and will supervise all offices in the U.S. Gulf.

Mr. Renehan was a vice president of Tilston Roberts Corporation. He served at sea as master of Farrell Lines vessels, was vice president of Prudential-Grace Lines, and was director of export and marine services of International Paper Co. In the latter position, he was responsible for the development and introduction to service of the first LASH vessel. He will be headquartered in New York and will be responsible for the East Coast and Midwest offices of the company.

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