21 New Members Elected To ABS

Twenty-one executives of the maritime industry from nine different countries were elected members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semi-annual meeting in September of the Board of Managers of this international ship classification society. The meeting was held at ABS headquarters in New York. The new members are: Artistides Alafouzos, Glafki Shipping company, S.A., Athens, Greece; David Beebe Jr., manager, Chubb & Son Inc., Warren, N.J.; Hatsu Y.F. Chang, chairman, Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan, China; Henry F. Gooss, manager, Institutional Investments, Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, New York, N.Y.; Alvin Green, executive vice president and senior counsel, Seatrain Lines, Inc., New York, N.Y.; Gary S. Grimes, vice president, general manager, Quincy Shipbuilding Division, General Dynamics, Quincy, Mass.; Dr. Peter A.H. Landsberg, president, Verolme Estaleiros Reunidos do Brasil S.A., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Dr. A.K. Malhotra, member operations, Oil & Natural Gas Commission, Bombay, India; Ward L. Mauck, president, American Institute of Marine Underwriters, New York, N.Y.; Joseph D. Mazzei, president and general manager, Sun Transport, Inc., Aston, Pa.; VAdm. K.R. Menon, chairman and managing director, Hindustan Shipyard Ltd., Gandhigram, Visakhaptnam, India; William J. O'Brien, Kirlin, Cambell & Keating, New York, N.Y.; N.K. Sawhney, chairman and managing director, Mazagon Dock Ltd., Bombay, India; G.R. Stewart, deputy commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; A.P. Vacca, technical manager of Marine Technical Services Ltd. Bermuda, R and K Ltd., London, England; Vardis J. Vardinoyannis, Varima Corporation International S.A., Piraeus, Greece; Enrique Vargas Ramirez, general manager, Flota Mercante Grancolombiana S.A., Bogota, Colombia; Douglas C. Wolcott, president, Chevron Shipping Company, San Francisco, Calif.; Emilio T. Yap, chairman of the board, Philippine President Lines, Inc., Manila, Philippines; Donald R. Yearwood, president, American Trading Transportation Company, Inc., New York, N.Y.; and VAdm. Paul A. Yost Jr., Commander-Atlantic Area and Third Coast Guard District, United States Coast Guard, New York, N.Y.

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