Walter Thorsen, Inc. Named Exclusive Rep For Eleusis Shipyards

Walter Thorsen, Inc., New York, has announced its appointment as exclusive United States representative for drydockings and repairs for Eleusis Shipyards, S.A., Greece. Eleusis Shipyards, S.A., a completely private enterprise established in 1969, is located at Eleusis Bay nine miles from Piraeus Harbor. The firm has a capital investment of $85,367,000, employs more than 2,500 workers, and is recruiting additional men in Greece to be trained at three local shipyard schools.

Prof. Stratis G. Andreadis is chairman of the board of directors, and naval engineer Alexander Str. Andreadis is managing director. Eleusis Shipyards, S.A. has delivered two 5,900-dwt multipurpose (bulk / timber / container) vessels, has launched the first of the 43,300- dwt bulk carriers, and is building the fourth 5,900-tonner and a second 43,300-tonner. Eleusis Shipyards is now offering for sale vessels of the 5,900-dwt type.

Eleusis Shipyards, S.A. has three new floating drydocks for repairs of vessels of 20,000, 60,000 and 115,- 000 deadweight tons. One building berth, 623 feet long by 180 feet wide, is served by a gantry crane of 400 tons capacity. Floating and quay cranes are available with capacities of up to 50 tons. New modern machinery is available for providing fast and efficient repairs and jumfeoizings.

Further details can be obtained from Eleusis Shipyards representative Walter Thorsen, Inc., One World Trade Center, Suite 1645, New York, N.Y. 10048, telephone (212) 432-1150.

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