Atco Marine Appointed U.S. Agent For Peabody Inert Gas Systems

Peabody Holmes Ltd., London, England, has announced the appointment of Atco Marine Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., as their exclusive representative in the U.S. for Peabody marine inert gas systems, including flue gas systems and inert gas generators for marine use. The agreement was signed in London by George C. Grimbilas, president of Atco Marine, and R.H. Stubington, director, Peabody Holmes Ltd.

The technology for the systems originated with Peabody Holmes, a United Kingdom company and part of Peabody International Corporation of Stamford, Conn.

The phased fitting of inert gas systems to tankers is a recommendation of the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, and is increasingly becoming a requirement of the various national and port authorities. Peabody Holmes has over 15 years' experience in marine inerting systems, and provides for new construction and r e t r o f i ts throughout the world. Over 300 systems have been engineered and supplied in Europe and Japan.

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