Basil Rusovich Elected President Int'l Trade Mart

Basil J. Rusovich Jr. has been elected president of the International Trade Mart of New Orleans, La.

Mr. Rusovich, who is president and chief executive officer of Transoceanic Shipping Co., Inc.

and its subsidiary, International Export Packers of Louisiana (INTERPACK), was formerly first vice president of ITM.

The new president is co-chairman of the Mayor's Committee on International Trade and Relations, and has spoken widely on international trade.

He succeeds Capt. J.W. Clark, president of Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., as ITM president.

International Trade Mart is a nonprofit world trade center located in a 33-story building at Canal Street and the Mississippi River, overlooking the Port of New Orleans.

The Mart houses some 25 consulates and numerous shipping, banking, insurance, freight forwarding and other firms and agencies dealing with world trade.

ITM has an extensive program of seminars, exhibitions and workshops designed to foster international commerce. It was founded in 1946.

Other 1977-78 officers are James J. Coleman, first vice president; C. Alvin Bertel, second vice president; Frank S. Normann, third vice president; Martin C. Miler, treasurer; Harvey C. Koch, secretary and fourth vice president; Goldie N. Moore, assistant secretary ; Dr. Herbert E. Longenecker, managing director; J.A. Trentin, assistant managing director, and Richard B. Jurisich, legal counsel.

Other stories from May 1977 issue


Maritime Reporter

First published in 1881 Maritime Reporter is the world's largest audited circulation publication serving the global maritime industry.