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Basil Rusovich

Elected President

Int'l Trade Mart

Basil J. Rusovich Jr.

Basil J. Rusovich Jr. has been elected president of the Interna- tional Trade Mart of New Or- leans, 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-chair- man of the Mayor's Committee on

International Trade and Rela- tions, 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 lo- cated in a 33-story building at

Canal Street and the Mississippi

River, overlooking the Port of

New Orleans.

The Mart houses some 25 con- sulates and numerous shipping, banking, insurance, freight for- warding and other firms and agen- cies dealing with world trade.

ITM has an extensive program of seminars, exhibitions and work- shops designed to foster inter- national commerce. It was found- ed in 1946.

Other 1977-78 officers are James

J. Coleman, first vice president;

C. Alvin Bertel, second vice pres- ident; Frank S. Normann, third vice president; Martin C. Miler, treasurer; Harvey C. Koch, secre- tary and fourth vice president;

Goldie N. Moore, assistant secre- tary ; Dr. Herbert E. Longenecker, managing director; J.A. Trentin, assistant managing director, and

Richard B. Jurisich, legal counsel.

Wall Rope Works

Offers New Literature

On Eye-Splicing

Wall Rope Works, Beverly, N.J., has published Technical Bulletin 806 which gives complete eye- splicing information for marine 8-braid (plaited) rope. Two-color step-by-step drawings and de- scriptions make what could be a difficult splicing operation rela- tively easy.

For a copy of the Bulletin, write to Robert Snyder, Wall-

New Bedford Rope, Beverly, N.J. 08010.

New Dravo SteelShip

Descriptive Brochures

Now Available

Dravo SteelShip Corporation an- nounces three new brochures available. Fresh off the press is a four-color descriptive brochure of the SteelShip 50, a four-color brochure of the general line of

AlumaShip vessels built by Dravo

SteelShip Corporation, and a com- pletely revised edition of Dravo

SteelShip's Catalog of Standard

Designs, containing over 100 pages of planning illustrations for pushboats, tugs, dredge tend- ers, general cargo vessels, supply boats, line handling boats, harbor launches, fireboats, patrol boats, crewboats, fishing vessels, and general service utility launches.

Many of the standard designs are part of Dravo SteelShip's "stock boat" program, where ves- sels are built ahead of order in order to facilitate 30 to 90-day delivery required by today's cus- tomers.

Copies of these new brochures are available to naval architects and any other interested parties upon request. Write Edward D.

Fry, Dravo SteelShip Corpora- tion, Route 4, Box 167, Pine

Bluff, Ark. 71602.

For better ventilation and more efficient air movement...

For general ventilation, removing smoke, heat and fumes from holds and tanks, cooling motor, turbine and generator enclosures, heat exchangers and other vital equipment, Aerovent offers the widest line of air moving equipment available from a single source. Efficient. Dependable.

Economical. Built for long service.

Axial flow fans and pressure blowers to meet your needs. Furnished with marine duty motors when required. Ask for bulletins. Aerovent Inc., Piqua, Ohio 45356.

Pressure blowers Vaneaxial fans Tubeaxial fans Centaxial fans

Bulletin 902 Bulletins 420 & 454 Bulletin 153 Bulletins 334 & 350



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