Rutland M a r i t i m e Names Fernando I. Duque

Fernando I. Duque, a port operations specialist, has been appointed director of projects by Rutland Maritime Management Corporation, 17 East 45 Street, New York, N.Y. 10017.

Peter A. Holzer, president of the newly established through transportation consulting company, said Mr. Duque will be responsible for RMMC's work on domestic and international projects involving cargo-handling methods and systems analysis of port and terminal operations. The new RMMC official has specialized in developing more efficient systems for port and terminal operations since 1960, having most recently served with Maher Terminals, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J., as director of contract implementation. Mr. Duque complements the RMMC staff with a wide base of experience ranging from operations line management to sophisticated planning and analysis for international transport systems, Mr. Holzer said.

Mr. Duque has also served as director of operations-planning for Prudential Lines and previously was associated with George G. Sharp, Inc., and Universal Terminal and Stevedoring Corporation. A 1958 graduate of the U.S.

Merchant Marine Academy, Mr. Duque served as a licensed deck officer. He holds an MBA degree in economics from New York University.

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