Dillingham Forms New Subsidiary To Operate In Gulf Coast Area

Dillingham Corporation has announced the formation of Ocean Transportation Services, a new subsidiary of Honolulu-based Dillingham Corporation's maritime group, to be located in the Houston area.

In making the announcement, David B. Ballash, D i l l i n g h am group vice president-maritime, said: "Ocean Transportation Services will be active in inland waterways and coastal towing, barging, and related marine services within the Gulf Coast area. The company will offer w o r l d w i de shipping operations, but will put special emphasis on the handling of cargoes bound to and from Central and South A m e r i c an countries." William Abbott has been named general manager for Ocean Transportation Services, and will be headquartered at company offices in LaPorte, Texas.

Donald McElroy will be in charge of the company's marketing operations and will be located in Dillingham Maritime's New York City offices at 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 1700, New York, N.Y. 10017.

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