John S. Hollett has just recently become marketing director of Saudi Arabia Transport Organisation Ltd. (SATOL). SATOL is a partnership between Global Transport Organisation (GTO) of San Francisco, Calif., and the Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Organisation of Saudi Arabia.
At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.
MarAd has received several section 9 applications. They include: • Neptune International, Inc., Grove Village, 111., has asked permission to sell the 39,700-gt tanker Montrachet. The proposed purchaser is Neter Navigation, S.A., for resale to M/S Kwality Steel Supplier of India.
Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco has announced plans to convert its 700-foot trailership Matsonia to a combination lift-on/ lift-off containership and roll-on/ roll-off cargo carrier, and enlarge the vessel to provide nearly three times her present capacity.