Texaco Marine Services Receives Ship Management Contracts

—Free Literature Available Texaco Marine Services Inc.

(TMSI), Port Arthur, Texas, has signed operating agreements with Archon Shipping Inc., and Acturus Shipping Inc., to manage the tanker Brooklyn and the tanker Williamsburg, according to William R.

Cumming, president of TMSI.

TMSI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Texaco Inc., is a full-service ship mangement company located in new facilities at Port Arthur. The tanker Brooklyn and the tanker Williamsburg are both 225,000 dwt, very large crude carriers (VLCCs), constructed in 1974 and remain under time charter to American Petrofina Incorporated.

In addition to the new operating agreements, TMSI also operates Texaco and subsidiary U.S. and foreign- flag fleets of oceangoing tankers and coastwise units, as well as vessels for Saudi International Petroleum Carriers Ltd. and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Mr. Cumming said that "TMSI is staffed with a professional multinational force of marine and engineering experts and is actively seeking additional operating agreements to fully manage more vessels, both foreign and domestic." He also noted that TMSI offers shipowners many special services ranging from inventory control and planned maintenance programs to computerized energy conservation programs.

For additional information on Texaco Marine Services Inc., call (409) 989-6624 or write TMSI, P.O. Drawer 1028, Port Arthur, Texas 77641 or, for complete literature and information,

tanker tankers R&R Marine company service shipping services international president management control energy american maintenance corporation contracts charter crude petroleum