Dockside To Represent Burmeister & Wain In Southern California

Dockside Machine and Ship Repair, 131 North Avalon Boulevard, Wilmington, Calif. 90744, have been appointed Manufacturers Representatives in southern California for Burmeister & Wain Company of Copenhagen, Denmark. The announcement was made by Robert Strachan, vice president of Dockside.

Dockside began operations January 1961, and currently operates with a staff of 55 highly skilled employees experienced in marine repairs. The labor force is offered on an around-the-clock basis, with interchangeability designed to complete a repair with the least number of men and man-hours. In most instances, overtime can be minimized by utilizing a swing and graveyard shift to complete required work. Dockside offers a complete repair facility to shipping companies o p e r a t i n g into southern California ports from San Diego to Port Hueneme. The shipboard service is backed by a fully equipped machine and welding shop. A wide range of materials used in ship repair and metal fabricating work is carried in inventory to avoid contingent delays.

Dockside's management and years of experience is as follows: Edward Rittenhouse, president, with 35 years in the maritime industry; Robert Strachan, vice president, with 19 years in the maritime industry; John Davis, secretary and field superintendent, with 37 years in the maritime industry, and Kenneth Foley, treasurer and superintendent engineer, with 15 years in the maritime industry.

In addition to the experience offered by the corporation's management, Dockside offers a nucleus of highly qualified foremen and ship superintendents to supervise all phases of the repair work.

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