B r o g a n A n d Sundaresan P r o m o t e d At MTL

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Marine Transport Lines, Inc. recently announced the following appointments: Thomas M. Brogan to vice president-marketing and planning, where he will be responsible for MTL's marketing and planning activities. Mr. Brogan holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He recently joined MTL and has held various operating and marketing positions in the transportation industry, most recently as vice president-operations for a bulk liquid storage company.

Sundar K. Sundaresan to vice president and assistant to the president, where he will be responsible for identifying and implementing changes in areas in which improvements in operating efficiency will be effected; and assisting in developing and pursuing new business opportunities. During his four years with MTL he has held a number of positions, most recently that of vice president-marketing and planning. He holds a bachelor's degree in naval architecture from the Indian Institute of Technology in India and a Master of Business Administration from European Institute of Business Administration in France.

In announcing these appointments, James H. Rand, MTL president, indicated that they would "enable MTL to intensify its marketing efforts, strengthen its internal procedures and continue its fleet removal program by taking advantage of new business opportunities." MTL is a leading owner and operator of oceangoing ships engaged in the transportation of bulk commodities. MTL's fleet includes crude oil tankers, petroleum product tankers, chemical tankers, dry bulk carriers, molten sulphur tankers and liquefied gas carriers operating in both U.S. domestic and international trades. MTL provides a variety of marine services to the oil, petrochemical, agricultural and steel industries throughout the world including ocean transportation, ship management and operation, financing, agency and consulting.

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