American Arabian Partnership Names John S. Hollett

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. GTO is made up of Crowley Maritime Corporation of San Francisco, Genstar Ltd. of Montreal, Canada, and Federal Commerce and Navigation of Montreal.

SATOL has over $60,000,000 in marine and land transportation assets in Saudi Arabia, and has a long-term exclusive lighterage and heavy-haul contract with ARAMCO for all cargo coming into the Arabian Gulf.

Mr. Hollett will be responsible for a marketing staff that will cover the entire Arabian Gulf area. The expertise of SATOL is offshore handling and lighterage, port congestion clearance, heavy lifts, module transport, heavy haul and general trucking throughout the Kingdom.

SATOL's affiliated company, GTO, has expertise in ocean towing, barging of prefabricated housing, worldwide drilling rig movements, and dredge movements.

Mr. Hollett has recently been the manager of marketing for Global Marine Development Inc.

of Newport Beach, Calif., the designer and the operator of the Glomar Explorer. Mr. Hollett has his B.S.E. degree in naval architecture and his M.B.A. degree in marketing from the University of Michigan. His address in Saudi Arabia is SATOL, c / o ARAMCO, P.O. Box 1947, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 64,  Nov 1977

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